Thursday, January 29, 2015 Shevat 9, 5775

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Cantor David F. Tilman, JE Feature
For the last 20 years, the growth of Jewish a cappella groups on college campuses across North America has been overwhelming, very similar to the virtual explosion of klezmer bands one or two decades earlier. In the '60s, large collegiate- and community-based Jewish choirs were the dominant form of Jewish vocal musical expression. Beginning in the late 1980s and early...
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Actress Shoshanna Stern is deaf and defiantly powerful in 'Jericho'
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Amid the din of bombs bursting in air in jigsawed "Jericho," Shoshanna Stern's voice can be heard far beyond the black rain that drizzles the geography of TV's only nuked neighborhood. The fourth-generation member of a deaf family and a member of the Tuesday-night CBS "Jericho" generation that has played Nielsen survivor and been granted immunity because its tribe of...
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Remember when everyone cooked from scratch?
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Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
Searching for a little nostalgia? Tired of shunning the low-fat, low-carb, low-cal -- low everything that actually tastes good? Well, search no more! FRP Publishing in Nashville, Tenn., has succumbed to overwhelming demand for a cookbook series published back in the 1960s called Favorite Recipes From Home-Economics Teachers . The original series -- now dog-eared and pudding-stained -- have been...
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... and how it changed from an economic investment to an emotional one
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Even in his later years, William Post could vividly recall his arrival in America. After his boat docked in New York harbor, he was taken on a small launch to Ellis Island. There, he was literally herded into a cavernous building where he sat for hours until, at last, his name was called. While speaking with an official and answering...
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Cantor David F. Tilman, JE Feature
Theodore Bikel -- 83-year-old singer, actor and Jewish activist -- has been a major part of the world Jewish cultural scene since his Carnegie Hall debut back in 1956. Born in Vienna and raised in Israel, he was a member of the Israeli Habima Theater. At the age of 22, he entered London's Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, and arrived...
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