Monday, December 29, 2014 Tevet 7, 5775

... and other songs to wax lyrical about on TV's returning 'The Singing Bee'
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Think Chanukah gathering's the only time when bee's wax sheds light on a good Jewish song? For Philadelphia's Bob Horowitz, bees wax lyrical every week; but then, every week is a chai -light and a menorah mint for him since "The Singing Bee" is singing high notes and higher ratings for its network, NBC. Horowitz is president and executive producer...
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So damned by genocide, Sudan is a desert of hope, forlorn and forgotten for so long. Until now, that is: Darfur, the sand-bitten beachhead of benign neglect by the world, is getting its moment in the sun these days. And "Darfur Now," a new documentary written and directed by Theodore Braun, lets the sunshine in as never before. Opening on...
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What -- nothing to watch on TV? All you're seeing are reruns and a happy fellow in a red suit? And something about a strike? You've come to the right contest! "On the Scene" is offering a contest so bubbly, it may make your nose turn red. And for Chanukah -- eight DVD prizes! · "Brothers & Sisters: The Complete...
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Cantor David F. Tilman, JE Feature
With Chanukah here, it's time to submit a list of musical gifts to share with family and friends. Musical gifts are renewed every time they're used, listened to, studied and loved. The products on this list are certainly diverse; they include traditional musical material, plus items that reflect the first digital decade of the 21st century. · Best of the...
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Some very well-known people speak of a lofty subject
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It's been noted by certain reviewers and pundits that God's been having a rough time in the bookstores recently. In what seems a concerted response to the zealousness of the Religious Right -- especially its effectiveness in politics -- a spate of books has appeared proclaiming atheism as a more potent and realistic creed to live by than any expression...
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