Monday, September 22, 2014 Elul 27, 5774

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Aaron Passman, JE Feature
The thing about comic strips, said Yaakov Kirschen, is that "it's really hard to do, but it looks easy." Kirschen should know -- he's been the pen behind The Jerusalem Post's strip, called Dry Bones , for the last 35 years, and he brought his incisive wit and piercing pen to Har Zion Temple in Penn Valley Monday night. Jokes...
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The Torah: It's like a biblical Rubik's Cube, packed with wisdom
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The title of Simeon J. Maslin's new book, ... and turn it again , needs little explication. The former, longtime rabbi of Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel is referring to the famous aphorism from the first-century sage known as Ben Bag Bag, who said of the Torah that one should "Turn it and turn it again, for everything is in it...
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A violinist with cosmic grace notes goes on the record
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Lili Haydn has strings attached to community and to her musical muse: The acclaimed violinist veers from sad to snappy on her latest CD, "Place Between Places," infused with insight, and an insatiable and intuitive yearning for finding that corner of the world that is hers. Certainly, there have been a few: Daughter of the late, luminous comic Lotus Weinstock...
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Dr. Marcia Bryan Edelman, JE Feature
What do you get when you combine a classically trained dancer and a veteran of the theater? If you are very fortunate, the result is the Inbal Pinto Dance Company, making its first Philadelphia appearance next week in two performances as part of the "Dance Celebration Series" at the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts. The featured work on this...
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M.J. Fine, JE Feature
How bad do you want to see Phil Lesh? The bassist best known for his work with the Grateful Dead is playing just 14 shows this fall, all in New York City. Lesh takes over the Nokia Theatre from Halloween through Nov. 18 for his second annual Philathon. Would one show be enough for you? How about seeing him three...
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