Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Elul 22, 5774

It's tea time, everyone!
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Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
It began with a fundraising request: Would I offer an authentic Scottish Highland Tea for four to benefit the organization JAFCO (Jewish Adoptive Foster-Care Options)? The event would be auctioned off at a dinner-dance at Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Fla. So it happened on a Sunday afternoon, as my dining-room table was transformed from utilitarian to elegant. Snow-white...
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Sylvia Kauders is as comfy with 'The Sopranos' as 'The Goldbergs'
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So, tell me, Sylvia, first thing you thought of when you woke up this morning … gotta get a gun? More like a hamantashen, laughs the actress whose face has launched a thousand ship-shape parts. These days, her countenance can be counted on to show up in "The Sopranos," where the Center City resident is a good goomba of a...
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In Record Time
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Cantor David F. Tilman, JE Feature
One of the most important concerts of this season featuring music of Jewish content will be presented by the 130-voice Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia at its annual spring concert on Sunday evening, May 7, at Irvine Auditorium of the University of Pennsylvania. The Mendelssohn Club and its superb music director, Alan Harler, have brought together internationally known bass-baritone Sanford Sylvan,...
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First things first … "One Last Thing" does not have a terminal attack of the "cutes," despite a synopsis that says love is always having to say you're horny. Opening on Friday, May 5, this small but sizable film about a dying teen's wish to go out with a bang - an evening of love with a supersized supermodel -...
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Ruth Lilly, granddaughter of the founder of Eli Lilly pharmaceutical company, has wanted more than anything to be a poet, and she's tried her hand at the art throughout the years. But she soon discovered that she didn't have the talent necessary. Rather than becoming bitter and stewing over her shortcomings, she decided to give of her inheritance to one...
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