Thursday, January 29, 2015 Shevat 9, 5775

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Are "The Aryan Couple" the "Mr. & Mrs. Smith" of anti-Semitic Hungary? "Yes, for sure, they are," laughs John Daly, director/producer/co-writer of the former, opening in the area on Friday, Nov. 18. Both cute cinematic couples are breathing martyrs to murder and are married to mystery. Yet Kenny Doughty and Caroline Carver - the Aryan twosome - are no Brad...
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"The Ark" of triumph? Sounds good to Joe Baker, musical and orchestration director of off-Broadway's singular two-by-two offering at the 37 Arts Theater, where "Just say Noah" takes on implications that Nancy Reagan probably never considered. "Animal House" for the new millennium? "It's more about Noah and his family in crisis," says Baker, "and what it's like to share one...
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Marc Levin uses an anti-Semitic screed as a jumping-off point to examine hatred
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Just what were the protocols Marc Levin considered when making "Protocols of Zion"? "The whole concept was to take it to the streets," he says of his street theater of a film that opens on Friday, Nov. 25 at Ritz theaters. Handicam at hand, the documentary-maker addressed the concerns of anti-Semitism in post-9/11 America while using the infamous - and...
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Adina Matusow, JE Feature
Most of my friends didn''t date in college. In fact, until I graduated, my only "dates" were with my college boyfriend. In college, you either had friends "with benefits," or a particular beau. There usually weren''t multiple dates with various people. If you had a crush, you''d meet that special someone for lunch at the student union or for coffee...
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Of all the various Jewish holidays, the Sabbath is the oldest, and the only one specifically referred to in the Ten Commandments. From the Hebrew word shabbat , "to rest," the Sabbath is a time to spend with the family in peace, a festive celebration. It begins at sundown on Friday with the lighting of the candles and blessing of...
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Arts and Culture Events

Thu. Jan 29
Jewish Learning Venture
7:00 PM-9:00 PM
Mon. Feb 2
Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies
7:00 PM

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