Thursday, December 18, 2014 Kislev 26, 5775
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Andy Walker may not know what each of his students is doing during summer vacation, but they would not say the same. That's because Walker, a veteran teacher at the Stern Center of Perelman Jewish Day School in Wynnewood, is on the verge of completing a project that not only incorporates many of the same principles and themes he has...
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Israeli audiences are in on the joke as comedy clubs begin to thrive
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Elyse Glickman, Jewish Exponent Feature
Heard the one about that off-the-wall comedy club in Jerusalem, where, if you bomb on stage, people gasp in horror? In all seriousness, there really is a club in Jerusalem called Off the Wall. However, with a little bit of love and care, the world of stand-up comedy is starting to blossom in Israel. "To experience the comedy scene in...
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For the first special exhibition to be presented since moving to its new location on Independence Mall nearly two years ago, the National Museum of American Jewish History picked an appropriate and timely subject. "To Bigotry No sanction: George Washington and Religious Freedom," which opens to the public on June 29 -- just in time for the July 4th holiday...
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If there were any lingering questions about the Gershman Y's intent to become an integral part of Jewish Philadelphia's cultural landscape, next week's appearance by Bebe Neuwirth in a benefit performance for the landmark institution should go a long way toward answering them. On May 23, Broadway luminary Neuwirth will take the stage of the Prince Music Theater to perform...
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Sidney Kimmel In 2001, in the middle of December, 40,000 Philadelphians flocked to the Avenue of the Arts for the grand opening of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. They wanted to see for themselves what many had criticized and mocked. What had Sidney Kimmel’s $35 million created on this nondescript piece of real estate in the heart of...
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