Saturday, December 27, 2014 Tevet 5, 5775

Celebrate the holiday of Shavuot!
Shavuot — or “weeks” — is known by several names. It is called Pentecost and the “Feast of Weeks” because it falls on the 50th day after the second night of Passover. This located Shavuot in the midst of spring, when the earth is beginning to yield to the season’s warm proddings. Shavuot is thus called Chag Habikurim, the “Feast...
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Broadway smash brings actor Ben Lipitz back to where it all started - See more at: http://je.pliner.com/article/3490/On_the_Scene/#sthash.HZHyRVDU.dpuf
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"In the jungle, the mighty jungle, the lion sleeps tonight … " Wait a minute! Forget the lion. Where's the warthog? Doesn't anyone respect the warthog? Sure, Ben Lipitz knows it's a jungle out there. But he's managed to pull off the improbable - impressing as Pumbaa, the first Jewish warthog to come out of Cherry Hill, N.J. "Well, I'm...
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Would you trust George Costanza with a full house? After all, he had a hard enough time handling an empty house when his parents were away and he brought back a date - only to ruin the coffee-table. And let's not even talk about that empty condom wrapper in his parents' bed! Or could you bluff a guy who keeps...
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Sally Friedman, JE Feature
The idea was born, appropriately, in a sukkah. Dr. Cynthia Silber, a busy physician who currently serves as associate dean for Graduate Medical Education at Jefferson, was reflecting with a few like-minded friends back in 2002 on the fact that Philadelphia had no official Jewish chorale. "By that time, I was singing with the Adath Jeshurun choir, but participating with...
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What's got Al Gore so hot and bothered? It's the global warming, he says. With all due respect to Mrs. Gore and the 2000 Convention Kiss of the Year, what's on Gore's lips these days is a topic tantamount to global survival. And the man once considered as animated as "holy wood" is going Hollywood to bring it to the...
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