Sunday, August 30, 2015 Elul 15, 5775

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Rita Rosen Poley, JE Feature
During the last 75 years, the Tyler School of Art has occupied a bucolic campus in a sleepy part of Elkins Park. This remote haven offered student artists the opportunity to craft their art in a quirky studio setting surrounded by trees, streams and wildlife. At the same time, Philadelphian Jack Wolgin was building a business empire, largely based on...
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Celebrate Presidents' Day with your children using these simple recipes. The main ingredient, of course, is cherries -- in recognition of young George Washington and the cherry-tree caper. The following treats are all dairy. Cherry Parfait In a clear plastic cup, layer vanilla yogurt (or any other favorite flavor) and cherry-pie filling. Repeat layers until full. Cherry Popover Place 1...
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Louise Fiszer, JE Feature
I never could understand the allure of having a supposedly romantic evening for two at a restaurant on Valentine's Day. Spontaneity is out of the question because reservations must be made weeks ahead of time. And privacy is at a minimum -- just picture yourself in the middle of a whispered sweet nothing when the waiter arrives announcing his name...
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For someone like myself who came of age reading the great works of the 20th-century modernists -- writers like Gertrude Stein, James Joyce, T.S. Eliot and Marcel Proust -- the highly ubiquitous postmodernist movement, which was spawned by the excesses and political shenanigans of the 1960s, has generally been an irritant to me. Whether it's Andy Warhol's soup cans or...
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A transgenerational drama of a Jewish family with an Asian cast on board
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Trains of thought carry Karen Hartman's heartfelt haikus of drama to people of all stations of life. And now, a production of an award-winning work from 2000 has arrived on time and on message in a world-premiere production in 2009. Traveling "Leah's Train" ... switching tracks, crossing cultures and picking up an Occidental tourist along the way has proved a...
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