Wednesday, January 28, 2015 Shevat 8, 5775

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"In a Dream"? In a way, yes, avows Jeremy Yaches, the producer of the acclaimed documentary about the life and times, and tumult, of artist Isaiah Zagar, which had a nice run at the Ritz at the Bourse and is now headed to HBO this summer. The award-winning film is no dis of a dysfunctional family, but an appreciation of...
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That's Mark Feuerstein, USA's 'concierge doctor'
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Doctor to the rich and ridiculous in the Hamptons, Hank Lawson hears naggings, not real needs, at the end of his stethoscope, even as he scopes out a new life amid the town's nouveau rich and risqué after being fired for ignoring a benefactor's braying needs at his former big-city hospital. Of course, if that pathetically rich patient hadn't died...
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Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
Suddenly, the warm weather is upon us. Backyards, gardens and parks are exploding in a riot of pinks, purples, yellows and greens. This is the perfect time to dine al fresco. To keep it all simple, remember that you don't have to have everything ready before the guests arrive. Welcome them with glasses of wine, then delegate tasks: setting the...
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Johanna Reiss, born in rural Holland, was hidden during the Holocaust along with her older sister. A neighbor couple in their farming village took the girls in and watched over them for very nearly three years, right up until the war's end. These simple facts, complex in their resonance, gave Reiss the material she needed to eventually write her two...
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Aaron Passman, JE Feature
Call it the greatest story ever re -told. Jewish Publication Society CEO and editor-in-chief Ellen Frankel is gearing up for the launch of the JPS Illustrated Children's Bible , as retold by Frankel and illustrator Avi Katz, set for release next month. The hardbound book collects 53 stories from the Hebrew Bible -- culled from the 1985 JPS translation --...
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Arts and Culture Events

Wed. Jan 28
Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy
4:45 PM
Wed. Jan 28
National Museum of American Jewish History
5:00 PM-8:00 PM
Wed. Jan 28
Renaissance Group
7:00 PM-10:00 PM

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