Tuesday, October 21, 2014 Tishri 27, 5775
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Yocheved Miriam Russo JE-Feature
Jerusalem In Jerusalem, the art of juggling is reassuming its rightful place as a traditional way of expressing joy. Surprised? Juggling is actually an ancient tradition - an honored Jewish tradition, as a matter of fact. As a form of both entertainment and expression, the roots of the art form of juggling sink deep into the soul of the Middle...
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Harriet Goodheart- JE Feature
Do you remember what you were doing when you were 17? If your name was Jacob van Ruisdael and you were living in the 17th century, you were feverishly painting landscapes, astonishing canvases that would portend a prodigious artistic career. As a teenager in the Netherlands in the 1600s, Ruisdael certainly didn't have the options of instant-messaging or hanging out...
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NBC's 'must-see' TV adds some local royalty to its lineup
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Hollywood, Calif. He has gone from being a prince of Overbrook Park to a "King" of network television. And when Seth Green takes his regular royal slot as one of NBC's "Four Kings," premiering Jan. 5, he will make yet another adjustment to that well-crafted crown of comedy he's been carefully wearing since 1987, when he starred as little Woody...
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"Munich" is far from a popcorn movie for Dr. Benjamin Berger, albeit one salted with the tears of memory. Indeed, the refrain, "It's just a movie," takes on a sad, dissatisfying, Tinseltown twist for this doctor from Shaker Heights, Ohio. For the elderly Berger, "Munich," after all, is not just a movie. It's family history. Berger's son, David, was the...
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It's eight great prizes for one lucky "On the Scene" winner in the annual festive "Scene-Chanukah" contest. And what will the lucky dreidel-spinner get? Courtesy of the Museum Shop of the National Museum of American Jewish History (215-923-3812) comes a contemporary, hand-painted, abstract menorah. Think that lights up your life? Wait - there's more! The winning 'Scener" also receives a...
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