Thursday, November 27, 2014 Kislev 5, 5775

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The South Side of Chicago has provided a North Star of soundly satisfying stability in the melody line that is composer Louis Rosen's life. In a way, Rosen's collaboration with singer Capathia Jenkins, his musical muse, gives voice to two peoples, blacks and Jews, in a harmony rarely heard offstage. "Capathia Jenkins and Louis Rosen: South Side Stories," their first...
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Water-logged tunnels taper off into the darkness, while a mangled rocket frame protrudes in the foreground. The underground chambers form a lifeless labyrinth of tracks, rubble, steel -- and the occasional shoe, the only souvenir of human life. These images, captured so starkly in Alvin Gilens' photography exhibit, "Inside a Mountain," now running at Haverford College, are all that remains...
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There's an environmentally sound place just for you
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Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
"A happy fish is a tasty fish." That's the word from Karol Rzepkowski, the dynamic managing director of Johnson Seafarms Ltd. Along with a team of world-renowned scientists employing groundbreaking techniques, this company located in the heart of the Shetland Islands has become the world's first producers of organic cod. These sustainable, farmed cod are raised to meet consumer demands...
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The short and tumultuous life of German Jewish critic Walter Benjamin
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Walter Benjamin was a German Jewish writer, critic and theorist who was known, in his brief lifetime, to only a small circle of admirers and friends. His posthumous fame has grown over the years, inside and outside of academia, despite the difficult nature of the bulk of his writings. The burgeoning of interest in Benjamin has been due in no...
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Alan Zweibel's never Short on imagination
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The one man to see for one-man shows is Alan Zweibel. The go-to guy of "Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me" and "Billy Crystal's 700 Sundays" doesn't have his name in the shows' titles, but those shows wouldn't have earned their titles as high-tone hits without his epigrammatic if not eponymous contributions. The back story of this guy who prefers to...
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