Monday, October 20, 2014 Tishri 26, 5775
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Jared Shelly, JE Feature
Longtime artist Melenda Goldberg knows all too well about the power of being creative. In her personal life, however, Goldberg, 35, struggled for years with the ultimate act of creation - having a baby. "We tried for about six years," she said. "After seeing fertility specialists and taking medication that made me sick, I said that if God wants me...
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Telling a story that spans nearly 1,000 years - beginning with the birth of what became a vibrant culture but ending in one of the darkest periods of Jewish history - will not be an easy task. But an international group of historians, scholars and those who simply wish to remember have decided to take on the task in the...
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Museum celebrates an American birthday
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Jared Shelly, JE Feature
A piece of glass is strong and durable, but at the same time, smooth and pristine. With one act of violence, however, it can be shattered into millions of pieces, making it virtually impossible to put back together. At the National Liberty Museum, the nature of glass - as evidenced by the 125 figurines and towering pieces of art displayed...
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Harriet Goodheart, JE Feature
Kathryn Frund's solo exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art tours the landscape of the artist's imagination and her search for an understanding of human and natural history against the backdrop of spirituality. "Earthheavenhavenden" continues through Friday, Aug. 19 at the Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art, Congregation Rodeph Shalom, 615 N. Broad St. Meditation and the material world intersect...
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