Wednesday, August 5, 2015 Av 20, 5775

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Who better than a Neshama to sing soul music? It certainly comes naturally to Neshama (Hebrew for "soul") Carlebach, the 36-year-old scion of the sensational spiritual leader/singer/composer Shlomo Carlebach, whose early death at 69 in 1994 left a hole in the soul of world music and spirituality as well. But his daughter has come a-healing and a-helping since, noting that...
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Wishing "L'chaim" to Anna Deavere Smith is not so much a toast to good health as test of talent. Indeed, raising a glass in hope helps raise the bar of how high she is willing to go to expose the health-care experience that is in extremis in this country. If all the world's a stage, all the health-care industry should...
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Israeli veteran, Iraqi serviceman bond in Bristol to serve up play on wages of war
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Don't ask, don't tell -- don't regret. That is what Jeff Key does in "The Eyes of Babylon," a visionary one-man show of a thousand emotions in which the former Marine lance sergeant ultimately questions the U.S. government's war policy in Iraq. Shipped stateside to recover from a hernia acquired during duty earlier this millennium, he found a hole in...
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Rivka Tal
Sometimes, some of us get a bit carried away in our cooking, looking for exotic ingredients and recipes. We forget the oldies but goodies that are easy, inexpensive and available everywhere. Take, for example, that old favorite: egg salad. Although eggs have received a bad rap in the past couple of cholesterol-conscious decades, they are making a comeback, being reinstated...
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... make big somethings, at Purim time
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Linda Morel
WHAT'S COOKING? One March decades ago, the scent of warm strawberry and dough browning in the oven greeted me at the door of an apartment. A friend and I were visiting her grandmother. Entering the kitchen, we found this busy woman's counters piled with cookies and little cakes, assorted in boxes. "Purim is coming," she said, pulling two trays of...
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Arts and Culture Events

Fri. Aug 7
Old City Jewish Arts Center
5:00 PM
Sun. Aug 9
Jewish Humer Goes to the Movies
Melrose B'nai Israel Emanu-El
1:00 PM-2:30 PM
Thu. Aug 13
Morning service in the Great Synagogue of Edirne
Judaic Studies Program of Drexel University
9:30 AM-11:00 AM

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