Friday, July 31, 2015 Av 15, 5775

Pucker up with this tart ingredient
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Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
I adore rhubarb in all its various forms. As a child, growing up in the far north Scottish islands, I would stab a fresh-plucked, ruby-red stick into the sugar bowl and scrunch it in my mouth to release the sweet-sour juices. Lacking other summer fruits, my mother poached tiny chunks in a clove-scented syrup, put up pots of thick crimson...
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I have often said that some of the finest expository prose being produced in this country appears with regularity on the obituary pages of The New York Times . The paper's wide-ranging death notices, written with great authority and aplomb, in a style that strikes just the right balance between facts and fanciful phrasing, praise and critical reasoning, read like...
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Duo Haroz givesa musical reading on trombone, harp
By:
Marsha Bryan Edelman, JE Feature
Most people think of the library as a place for quiet reading -- with the emphasis on quiet. But on Sunday afternoon, April 22, at 2 p.m., the reading room at the Bala Cynwyd Library will be transformed into a listening room, and visitors will be hearing a very unusual combination of sounds as the Duo Haroz presents an afternoon...
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Rock 'n' Rollins and ... roots. It all comes together in a sand-swept season premiere of the rockin' "The Henry Rollins Show," airing Friday, April 13, on cable's IFC. The alternative rocker, who alternates between muses of musician/writer/talk-show showman, brings his tattooed tawny self to Tel Aviv, where his parade of punk poetry and right-on raps on the rites and...
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Producer from Melrose Park tackles Tony project
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Todd Shotz is working on the side of the "Angels." "That's true, but let's be clear," he kibitzes as the baseball season swings into action, "that it's not the California Angels. I'll always be a Phillies fan." He's learned to play ball in the bigs as a Hollywood heavy-hitter. But it's the "Wrestling" arena where his tag-team match is playing...
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Fri. Jul 31
National Museum of American Jewish History
10:30 AM-5:30 PM
Sat. Aug 1
Germantown Jewish Centre
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