Wednesday, December 24, 2014 Tevet 2, 5775

By:
Ami Eden, JTA
Moviegoers who recently headed to theaters for “42,” saw the story of how Jackie Robinson displayed legendary courage, class and talent in the face of immense pressure and racial hatred as he broke down baseball’s color barrier.
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JTA
An auction of the 500-piece Judaica collection owned by philanthropist Michael Steinhardt was the "most valuable auction of Judaica ever held," Sotheby's said.
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By:
Carol Saline, Inside Magazine feature
A new exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art gives outsider art its due thanks to local philanthropists/collectors Shelly and Jill Bonovitz.
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By:
Ben Harris, JTA
Tad Taube, a successful San Francisco businessman and philanthropist, has been directing considerable resources towards efforts to revive Jewish life in Poland, including the recent opening of the multi-million dollar Museum of the History of the Polish Jews.
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Where did they come from, anyway -- and aren't we glad they're here to stay!
By:
Andrew Schloss, JE Feature
What is the Chanukah-latke link? Although Chanukah is not one of the ancient holidays of the Old Testament, it is more than 2,000 years old. Yet potato latkes -- the food most identified with the celebration of Chanukah -- have been around for barely a few centuries. No one really knows why potato latkes (Yiddish for "pancakes") have become so...
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