Friday, December 26, 2014 Tevet 4, 5775

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A new documentary tells how a well-to-do Philadelphia couple rescued 50 Austrian children from the hands of the Nazis.
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Penny Schwartz, JTA
Marian Marzynski is an estemeed documentary filmmaker who's told many stories over the years. Now he's decided that his story is worth telling.
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Rescue in the Philippines: Refuge from the Holocaust , a documentary which airs on WHYY April 7 and 8, tells the story of Jewish brothers with Philadelphia connections who saw a way to use their cigar business and political connections to save German and Austrian Jews at the start of World War II.
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When the Gershman Y was looking for a Sephardi-themed exhibit, Laurence Salzmann, the Philadelphia photographer who had an extensive body of work dedicated to the Jewish community in Turkey, was a perfect choice.
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Daniel Hoffman, JTA
Matisyahu sat down recently in his closet-sized dressing room during his European tour to talk about his life, his music, how he’s raising his kids, and the recent changes in his religious outlook and physical appearance.
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