Sunday, December 28, 2014 Tevet 6, 5775

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Deborah Baer Mozes thinks you need to go to a salon. It's not what you're thinking, though. The salon she's talking about has more to do with improving the interior, not the exterior, of your head. Mozes, the founder and artistic director of Theatre Ariel, the only theater company in the region to focus exclusively on producing Jewish works, has...
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Jamie Geller, Jewish Telegraphic Agency
The mere mention of Shavuot sends images of cheesecakes dancing before my eyes. I love cheesecakes and they love me -- so much they plant themselves on my hips. On the two-day festival, which this year begins on the evening of May 26, the Jewish people became the People of the Book. When we said "yes" to accepting the Torah,...
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Naomi Pfefferman Los Angeles Jewish Journal
David Mandel and Jeff Schaffer, screenwriters of Sacha Baron Cohen's latest film, "The Dictator," were bantering in the comic actor's office as Alec Berg, their co-writer, joined in by speakerphone (he was home babysitting his young daughter). Baron Cohen, star of the prankster mockumentaries "Bruno" and "Borat," was about to move out, and the office was bare except for some...
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Rivka Tal, Jewish Exponent Feature
A TASTE OF ISRAEL Going out to eat for me and my family used to mean one thing: a meat meal. We would treat ourselves to steak or shishlik or schawarma or other popular meaty delights. That is, however, until we discovered Jerusalem's Pizza'leh Rest -- our local dairy bistro. We can't get enough of their food. Chef Itzik Chen...
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The arts flourished in Philadelphia by mid-20th century and continued to find all sorts of outlets, both professional and amateur.
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