Saturday, October 25, 2014 Heshvan 1, 5775

And other tips to staying lean during the holiday season
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Linda Morel | JE Feature
The weeks between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day are often called the trap. Studies show that Americans gain between one and 10 pounds during this period, with the most likely gain falling in the five- to seven-pound range.
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So, Bela Fleck, when you throw down your heart, does it always come up with a banjo riff? "Absolutely," says the legendary picker and pick of the Grammy Award committee innumerable times for his musical musings -- including the 2011 Best Contemporary World Music Album, "Throw Down Your Heart, Africa Sessions, Part 2: Unreleased Tracks." Indeed, the instrument releases an...
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Mordechai Shinefield | JE Feature
Ten years ago, Cathleen Cohen began calling artists in the Philadelphia community with the idea of using poetry and the arts to begin a dialogue with local Muslim and Christian communities.
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Matt Bar would like you to know that he's not white -- just Jewish.
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So, you're 13, your Bar Mitzvah is next month -- do you know what your favorite present would be? "Oh, that would be an iPhone," says Jacob Zelonsky. How about his theatrical alter ego, Michael, whom he portrays in the tour of Broadway's 10 Tony Award-winning musical, Billy Elliot? "Oh, he'd want a tutu." He pauses. "Maybe a pink boa."...
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Arts and Culture Events

Sat. Oct 25
Adath Israel
4:00 PM
Sat. Oct 25
Melrose B'nai Israel Emanu-El
7:30 PM
Sun. Oct 26
Germantown Jewish Centre
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