Monday, October 20, 2014 Tishri 26, 5775

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On the cover of Geniuses of the American Musical Theatre: The Composers and Lyricists , six individuals are pictured, and not surprisingly, only one of them -- Cole Porter (again not surprisingly) -- is a non-Jew. Take into consideration that the author, Herbert Keyser, is Jewish and this becomes an all haimische endeavor. (The publisher is Applause, behind which stands...
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Best of all, you don't even have to leave the house!
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Keri Fisher, JE Feature
<p><span id="mainContent_lblArticleHtml">This time of year is always hectic -- from Chanukah shopping to holiday parties, it feels like we spend the entire month of December running from place to place. So why not take a break this weekend, spend the morning in your pajamas and enjoy a delicious brunch with your family? </span></p> <p><span id="mainContent_lblArticleHtml">This brunch begins, as any good...
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Hugh Panaro's pointed portrayal earns acclaim, new insights at Walnut
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That was the decision -- sensitive, without a sniff of a second thought -- that has helped make Fagin of Oliver Twist fame not such a fearful figure raising the ante of anti-Semitism in the new production of "Oliver!" -- the book-based musical now at the Walnut Street Theatre. "When I was offered the role, I sat down with [director]...
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Fredda Sacharow, JE Feature
Ask David Eisner about the intersection between Jewish teachings and the U.S. Constitution, and he will speak passionately about themes of justice in the Torah, the Mishnah and the Gemara. About the separation of church and state. About the government's responsibilities to its most vulnerable. He'll relate a Midrash starring Hillel and Shamai, and their conflicting approaches to interpreting God's...
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'Jewtopia' tops off a howl of a holiday greeting card
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Does "The World of Jewtopia" tilt from right to left? Well, it does have its own weird, wobbly spin -- thanks to First Citizens of the "World," Sam Wolfson and Bryan Fogel. Now the two stand-out stand-up comics/playwrights/actors are egg-nogging on fans to attend the Philadelphia premiere and pre-Broadway run of "World" at the Kimmel Center downtown. Latkes roasting on...
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