Sunday, March 29, 2015 Nisan 9, 5775

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David Freidenreich never would have expected that his research regarding Jewish, Christian and Muslim prohibitions on food and drink would make for a potentially juicy book topic. Nevertheless, Freidenreich will be spending the next year at the University of Pennsylvania's Center for Advanced Judaic Studies, where he'll attempt to turn his doctoral dissertation into not just one book but two...
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"The X-Files" meets the Exodus? The truth is out there. Truthfully, laughs Simcha Jacobovici of his daring documentary, "I hadn't thought of it that way. But, yes, yes, it is." The star here is history not Mulder and the Cigarette Man is overshadowed by smokescreens thrown up by naysayers, who question Jacobovici's key contention: The Exodus really did happen. And...
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He appears seemingly out of thin air. "Hi, I'm Neil Burger," and he proffers a hand pointedly attuned to the power of prestidigitation, suddenly drawing the focus of attention in a crowded Center City hotel. Ah ... the "Illusionist." No. Neil Burger is very much the real thing. And as the director of "The Illusionist" shows on screen and off,...
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Carlton-Kaplan: 'Y&R' explores dashing Don Diamont's many facets
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"The Young and the ... Religious"? CBS's number-one-rated daytime soap "The Young & the Restless" has gotten a jolt of Judaism, and, ya know, the super soap cleans up nice. With all its typically twisted plots, is it any wonder "Y&R" should script one that reads from right to left? In a storyline just revealed, Brad Carlton, the hunk of...
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The first edition of Photos That Changed the World appeared in 2000, one of various volumes put out by the great art and photography publisher Prestel to commemorate both the accomplishments and tragedies of the 20th century, in this instance as they were captured in still photography. There's a new edition of the work out this year, and the only...
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