Tuesday, September 2, 2014 Elul 7, 5774

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Aaron Passman, JE Feture
Jews have been churning out great books for thousands of years, going all the way back to the original best seller, the Five Books of Moses. And, particularly in more recent times, Jewish writers have mined the American experience to produce some of the more memorable novels available in English. With that in mind, Josh Lambert has written American Jewish...
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I have always argued that the 1950s, forever pegged as the decade of conformity, were far more varied and perhaps even more revolutionary -- at least, in the realm of the arts -- than was the subsequent decade that's looked back on, especially by once-radical college students, with sincere fondness. Wherever you look in the '50s, you can see evidence...
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Go out to eat in the neighborhood -- with the neighbors!
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Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
When our boys were toddlers and my husband a lowly student, having friends over for supper was a casual, low-budget affair. It was spaghetti and meatballs or a pot of chili, along with a few bottles of Chianti. Later, we graduated to potluck suppers, where everybody contributing a dish. Unless I delegated, we wound up with quite a mish-mash of...
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Cantor David F. Tilman, JE Feature
One of the great cultural ambassadors of the State of Israel, the Batsheva Dance Company presented its first-ever Philadelphia performance at the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts during the area's most recent winter storm. But the weather did not deter a full house of multigenerational modern-dance aficionados from enjoying this engrossing program. Founded in 1964 by international choreographer Martha...
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'International' monetary concerns hit home -- and a Cheltenham native pictures it all
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What could be more frightening than the mortgage meltdown than banks betting the house on murder and terrorism? "The International" intrigues and instructs; who knew that opening a cache account at the local bank would bring with it an offer of Uzis instead of toasters? "The International" bread is buttered on both sides; as a thriller and a tutorial in...
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