Thursday, April 28, 2016 Nisan 20, 5776

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Just a few blocks southwest of the Topography of Terror, in the long shadow the museum figuratively casts, stands Daniel Libeskind's striking Jewish Museum Berlin. The 12-year-old structure was one of the outspoken architect's first designs to be built, though he was in his 50s by then. Severely angled, the building resembles a lightning bolt thrust across the terrain. Its...
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Oh, honey, you are looking so fine -- but you knew that, didn't you? Why else would Sandra Bernhard -- she of the before-there-was Angelina-there-was-Sandra pouty lips -- call her new self-revelation of a revue, I Love Being Me, Don't You? Who wouldn't. The woman whose lesbian leitmotif threaded its way through Roseanne in the 1990s and made David Letterman...
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Beard or no beard: "a Jew is a Jew is a Jew." At least, so said Chevra leader Aryeh Shalom and several other Matisyahu fans interviewed before the Orthodox reggae star took to the stage at the Theatre of Living Arts during a Saturday night stop on his sixth annual Chanukah tour.
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Linda Morel, Jewish Exponent Feature
WHAT'S COOKING? As the year races to a close, daylight hours are scant, Dec. 31 deadlines loom, and there are more people to entertain than at other seasons. With all that going on, there seems to be less time than ever to make dinner. For people on the run, last-minute main courses are lifesavers. In a pinch, you can always...
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John Lehman, secretary of the U.S. Navy under President Ronald Reagan, said that he hopes one day, somebody will make a feature film about the exploits of Uriah Phillips Levy, the first American Jew to rise to the rank of commodore.
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