Monday, September 15, 2014 Elul 20, 5774
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When it comes to memories of Jerry Seinfeld as Bar Mitzvah boychick, Gail Weingarten's are a kipah. Bee prepared; the star/co-creator of "Bee Movie," Seinfeld may have gotten his inspiration for a landmark "nothing" TV series from the impact he left at Temple Beth Sholom in Amityville, Long Island. The Amityville horror? No, but those days cast a long shadow...
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Mentalist Uri Geller -- controversial, convivial -- has a feel for the 'Phenomenon'
Oh, those seder-table manners at the Geller manse must have raised more than four questions. It wasn't the bent elbows on the table, but those bent spoons ... No problem for Uri Geller since managing big matzah balls has been a lifelong oblong objective for the mentalist with a mind of his own. This Tel Aviv native son tellingly has...
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E.T. -- Egad, a Terrorist -- call home! And just pray he doesn't use a cell phone. Such is the explosive life -- and fight -- of Raja, the radiant, if radioactive, exchange student from Pakistan who's exchanged a reserved life in the Middle East for a riotous existence in Middle America in "Aliens in America," the new CW Monday-night...
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"I Like Ike"? Okay. But I like icons even better -- and that's why I'm mad about "Mad Men." The AMC series, set at the tail end of the Eisenhower Era and shadowing the CREEPing importance of Nixon's beard shadow in the Big Debate and whether JFK had catholic appeal to win the election, has been a summer of love...
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Oy, Jerusalem! The locus of love and heartache and war and winning and wandering Jews and wailing walls of emotion, it is also now the focus of a motion picture that scales its history, flat notes and sharp attacks, and puts it on a 20-foot screen, all still too small to take the Mideast measure that is this Jewish people's...
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