Wednesday, September 3, 2014 Elul 8, 5774

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Ethel Hofman, JE feature
I simply fell in love with Mykonos, the tiny Greek island set like a sparkling jewel in the sun-dappled Aegean sea. Approaching from the water, Mykonos, bathed in brilliant sunshine is fairytale enchantment. The year-round population is 6,600; in season, the numbers swell to more than 100,000. But the island is refreshingly unspoiled. Tiny storefronts leading into bakeries, confectioners, artisan...
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Despite all the critical hoopla and applause, Eli Roth still can’t count on his actors to give him a hand. Most likely, they have none left. For Roth, whose macabre and mordant new movie is set for a “Hostel” takeover of screens Friday, Jan. 6, becoming a member of his acting company is tantamount to becoming a dismember. Blood, gore,...
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It's a minyan of mirth - and what better way to bring in the New Year than with gales of guffaws and loads of laughs! Fill up at Helium, the new Center City comedy club that's playing host to a slew of national names on the comedy circuit. And, now, 10 lucky "Sceners" - an "On the Scene" winner and...
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An acerbic take on all things literary
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When it was announced in 1981 that Elias Canetti had been awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature, people were mostly in the dark about who he was. At the time, he was 76 years old, a Sephardic Jew born in Bulgaria, living in England, with an array of books to his credit. In actuality, he was far less fashionably obscure...
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