Friday, November 21, 2014 Heshvan 28, 5775

Yisrael Campbell talks of cutting-edge movie, play -- and his Catholic background in Philly
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They say the man works for tips. Dunno. Seems "Circumcise Me" comic Yisrael Campbell has his future pretty much sewn up. The unorthodox Orthodox star of the documentary -- opening the Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival on Saturday night, Oct. 24 -- and his off-Broadway play of the same name could have been as easily called "Yisrael Scissorhands." Three times? Really?...
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Hear about the guy who had one circumcision after another? Finally, he caved, knock-kneed; they got it ... rite! Joel Shoulson understands his pain; the Main Line resident is, after all, one of the premier and in-demand mohels in the region, has been for decades. But that titillating title of "Circumcise Me" -- starring Yisrael Campbell with the director's cut...
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For many families, making small changes in menu choices can make a huge difference in a family's long-term heart health. For example, one of the best ways to reduce the risk for developing cardiovascular disease and other heart conditions is to eat less junk food and add more nutritious foods to their daily diet. In today's time-starved world, the importance...
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Coen duo writes of Jewish rites of passage -- Midwest-style
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No country for old men? It's not looking so hot for younger ones either. Welcome to Coen Country: Sibs Ethan and Joel -- blood-soakers both from their previous effort -- sluice and juice their Jewish background in "A Sensitive Man," opening Oct. 16. Old men, sensitive men ... maybe it's Alan Alda country instead. But, no, they've taken the Marlboro...
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Reel drama -- that was the cinematic split up between the two factions running what had been the Philadelphia Film Festival. Now the TLA and the Philadelphia Film Society have gone their separate but equal ways, but there's no less pop in the popcorn to tell the difference. Pfft for the PFF? Hardly: The TLA has come up with its...
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