Friday, January 30, 2015 Shevat 10, 5775

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Michelle Mostovy-Eisenberg, JE Feature
As young Jewish troops went off to serve in World War I, they received Tanachs from the Jewish Publication Society to take with them overseas. As World War II loomed, once again Jews in the military were supplied not only with their gear, but also the 1941 JPS translation of the Hebrew Bible. Now, for the first time since the...
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Aaron Passman, JE Feature
The West has been at war with Iran for the last 30 years, but only recently has it begun to gain the upper hand against the extremist nation. That's the theory posed in a new book by Ronen Bergman called The Secret War with Iran: The 30-Year Clandestine Struggle Against the World's Most Dangerous Terrorist Power . Bergman spoke recently...
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Several months ago, The New York Times Style Magazine , which in this case was devoted solely to travel, ran a lively article about the town of Boulder, Colo. The title was "Twenty-Five Square Miles Surrounded by Reality," which, for those conversant with "Boulder-ese," sums things up nicely; even more to the point was the second headline: "If you're a...
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Marc Beja, JE Feature
Members of New York University's coed Jewish a cappella group, Ani V'ata, bounced up and down on stage, keeping pace with the harmonies and rhythms of their original arrangement of an Israeli pop love song. It's a sound being heard more often around the United States, as Jewish a cappella music -- singing without instrumental accompaniment -- surges in popularity...
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Sex" and the -- suburbs? Since "Sex and the City" carried Carrie and company to new fiscal heights this past summer at the box office, raking in some $150 mil domestically -- which could pay for about a footlocker of Manolo Blahniks -- they've been tossing magnolias out of the windows of the Magnolia Cafe to celebrate. But, the film's...
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