Friday, August 26, 2016 Av 22, 5776

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Ryan Teitman, JE Feature
For students who have entered the Mordechai Anielewicz Creative Arts Competition over the years, the pen and the brush have always been the main modes of expression to convey what they have learned about the Holocaust. But this year was different; among the poems, stories, paintings and sculptures submitted for the 2007 contest, a new medium cropped up: a podcast...
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The Mural Arts Program and the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia are teaming up to beautify the walls of a South Philadelphia public school with a talmudic-inspired image that will be painted as part of a community event set to occur in the fall. The 1,200-square-foot mural project is being funded by Federation and the City of Philadelphia, which provides...
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Here's is a no-brainer for a Brainiac: Lizzie Weiss, 22, who graduated from UC at Irvine with a degree in drama in just 21/2 years, just graduated from small shows to the big time in "High School Musical," as a member of the Brainiacs, one of the smart weapons/students who dot this delight of a dancical opening July 12 at...
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"There or Here" playwright Jennifer Maisel knows her place in the arena that is the MySpace for manuscripts. Her latest effort -- part of the just premiered PlayPenn annual new play development conference being held through July 22 at the Adrienne in Center City -- is out there on the topic of outsourcing, dressed as it is in the human...
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Actor Michael Tucker lets the good thymes roll in his roamin' holiday of food, wine and ... kibitz
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Basta with the pasta, Michele; what about the bagels? "Ah, the bagels," and Michael Tucker lets out a whisper of wonder, letting on he's a man who's known a good bialy in his life. "Making bagels in a 400-year-old Italian oven. That's a great idea! It'll be the first bagel in that oven. Let's do it!" Why not? He's done...
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