Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Nisan 16, 5774
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Did The Jewish Channel heed the shofar as a clarion call to start the new year with a blast in Philadelphia? So it is written -- it's right there, in the contract with Comcast -- that the national cable network known as TJC has just been wired locally for sound and sights, serving the region's Comcast digital subscribers. Must-see Jewish...
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Would Sholom Aleichem text? On the one hand -- but he would have had to use both hands, agrees Joseph Dorman: "And he'd text in Yiddish!" He would know: As writer, director and producer of Sholom Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness , opening on Sept. 23, at the Ritz at the Bourse, filmmaker Dorman opens wide the door on the...
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At 64, should Richard Lewis soon be applying for Social Security? No need. After all, he's done quite well for himself with social insecurity , so why rely on the government now? He's relied on himself and just about every quirk, headache, and ache and pain for his paean to everyday living, fueled by his one-time fix on drugs and...
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TV dials up 9/11 as it examines the day's impact 10 years later
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"Where were you when war broke out, Daddy?" My little girl is too young to recall even a reason for that question, but make no mistake, war -- of terror and on terror -- broke out on Sept. 11, 2011. And where we were then -- daddy, mommy, daughter, son, Jew, Christian, Muslim -- and where we are now traverses...
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Ménage a Mossad? Three is not the charm as deployed in The Debt , which goes through the trials and terror of a trio of Mossad agents of the '60s inexcusably failing to execute a plan to kidnap and carry a Nazi war criminal from his disguise of a life in East Berlin to Israel for prosecution. In their failure...
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