Thursday, March 26, 2015 Nisan 6, 5775

... where a kosher comic proves his mettle
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Here's a headline not for the Wall Street weak: "Gold Soars; Dullards Devalued." Such is the result of the riches afforded by former economics major Elon Gold, whose stock in supersmart, smack-in-the-face funny is a funny bones bailout for these unbankable times. As a stand-up comedian, he also stands up for the joys of Judaism, which, suffice it to say,...
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It's quick and easy, and you get to keep all the proceeds!
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Keri Fisher, JE Feature
Bake sales were a staple of my youth, but I haven't come across one in some time. Still, I crave the excitement and the selection of homemade treats. So what do you do when you can't find a bake sale? Make your own -- right in your own kitchen! These treats are portable and tasty, perfect for on-the-go parents and...
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... and tackling them with clarity and precision
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As he was writing Judaism: A Way of Being , David Gelernter printed portions of the work as several long essays in Commentary magazine. Reading each new installment, I remember thinking that the completed manuscript would surely be a distinctive piece of work. But little could I have known from these samples alone just how exceptional it would be, unlike...
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The Rare Book and Manuscript Library at the University of Pennsylvania is now the home of a wealth of papers from bestselling novelist Chaim Potok. The writer -- a Penn alum -- was also a professor and a rabbi during his multifaceted career, as well as editor-in-chief of Philadelphia's Jewish Publication Society. The archive contains lectures, sermons, correspondence, promotional materials...
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And Jessica Hecht is one of the reasons the revival rivets so
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She is one of Arthur Miller's marvels -- women married to husbands who are more mystery than men, emotionally eviscerated weak warriors and nominal heads of the household whose heads are swirling with failed fantasies. Jessica Hecht's Beatrice knows what it means to be married to such a mangled menace of a man, for it is Eddie Carbone whose incestuous...
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Arts and Culture Events

Thu. Mar 26
Myer and Rosaline Feinstein Center for American Jewish History
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Fri. Mar 27
Germantown Jewish Centre
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