Wednesday, December 17, 2014 Kislev 25, 5775

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Linda Morel, JE Feature
So, how did fried foods become entwined with Chanukah's culinary history? It all started some 2,100 years ago, when the Greek king of Syria, Antiochus, occupied Israel. During his reign, the Jews and their customs faired poorly. When one of his officers arrived in a town outside of Jerusalem, he demanded that the Jews take part in a Greek ceremony...
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But is there a GPS for God's whereabouts?
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Got God? In the beginning, there was light, a flash point that filmmaker Peter Rodger realized blinded many to the fact that God was in the details -- and every religion detailed Him differently yet ultimately in their own image. "Oh My God" is an exclamatory documentary on the topic as Rodger, a prominent commercial director marking his feature debut,...
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Music as medicine? Take two Axl Roses and call me in the morning. That seems to be the prescription for Young@Heart , the ageless oldies but goodies who have taken punk rock over a rocking chair as their vehicle of choice. This choice group of 73-years-old-plus players gets a chance to rock and roil the region this time out --...
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But what happens when they make others do just that? They get a reality series. H-e-l-l-o, Omarosa! And h-e-l-l-o, Bob Horowitz. The Bucks stops here ... and begins here, too: Doylestown's Bob Horowitz has a commuter's commitment that extends beyond any SEPTA zone -- and his train of thought is more on schedule, too. The Bucks County media entrepreneur doesn't...
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Aaron Passman, JE Feature
According to one local rabbi, Sukkot might just be the ultimate "queer" holiday. "Being queer means bringing a sense of celebration, a spark" to Judaism, and Sukkot, what with the unusual lulav and etrog and all manner of diversity, "is the ultimate holiday, because it is the queer embodiment of Torah," said Rabbi Linda Holtzman of the Reconstructionist Congregation Mishkan...
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Gershman Y
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