Friday, April 29, 2016 Nisan 21, 5776

Broadway star's cabaret act gets the festival footlight
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Bebe -- it's you! From the long, lovely, lithe legs that dance themselves silly on stage to a voice that veers between haunting and hallowed, Bebe Neuwirth is worth a trip down memory lane, whether it's Kander and Ebb that flows through your mind or Kurt Weill that wells in your heart. The terrifically toned terpsichorean treat and two-time Tony...
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A photographer chronicles how neighbors continue to turn on neighbors
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Nov. 9 and 10 mark 70 years since Kristallnacht, the mad rampage unleashed by the Nazis against the Jews of Germany and Austria, a long, dark night and nearly a full day that saw synagogues burned to the ground, Jewish businesses looted, and many Jewish males rounded up, beaten or tortured, then sent to concentration camps. As this somber anniversary...
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Aaron Passman, JE Feature
Why is this book different from all other books? For starters, its backstory is almost as compelling as the narrative itself. The Secret Seder , a children's tale by Caldecott-honored author Doreen Rappaport, tells of a Belgian family hiding from the Nazis in France, and centers on a young boy's introduction to the seder ritual by his father during the...
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Janna Gur's The Book of New Israeli Food is a cookbook, a photography collection and a history lesson. This culinary cultural survey, a bestseller in Israel, will satisfy your appetite and your curiosity. With recipes both light and sumptuous, most coupled with lush photography by Eilon Paz, just flipping through this book will make your mouth water. From soups to...
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A once-busy critic resurfaces with a new image of himself
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In the 1960s and '70s, it seemed that writer and critic John Gruen was everywhere in terms of the art scene, whether the subject was music or painting or dance or architecture. He held several prominent reviewing positions at The New York Herald Tribune before its untimely demise in the late '60s and then hopped over to The New York...
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Fri. Apr 29
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