Thursday, October 2, 2014 Tishri 8, 5775

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Cantor David F. Tilman, JE Feature
Some notes from the road and summer vacation … During my time in the Poconos, I got a chance to return to the Mountain Laurel Center for the Performing Arts in Bushkill, the concert center where I had previously heard the New Jersey Symphony and pianist Vladimir Feltsman in an all-Tchaikovsky program. It was a different kind of music this...
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Kids getting ornery now that they've rediscovered homework? You getting antsy for them to head out the door? Relax, everyone - with a DVD. This latest "On the Scene" contest offers a "Top 10" DVDs of entertainment (and maybe some insight, too) that'll keep their minds humming until the school bell rings the next morning. Here's what one very lucky...
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Offbeat musings on arts, culture and Philadelphians
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Now at Bat … You may have read elsewhere that Jerry and Jessica Seinfeld’s baby boy, born on Aug. 22, was named Shepherd. But, TLW got the real inside scoop. His name is Seven. Just Keep on Walken! An online claim and special Web site to the contrary, Christopher Walken is not running for the presidency of the United States...
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A sweetener with a style all its own
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Andrew Schloss
Squeamish readers, beware! Honey is the only food that comes to us predigested. The conversion of flower nectar to honey starts as soon as a bee gathers it. It is carried back to the hive, where it is dispensed into the mouths of young bees, who breathe across it, causing it to dehydrate and thicken slightly. As they roll this...
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When readers become deeply attached to a popular or classic novel, they're often not happy with what's done to it when it's adapted to film. The more beloved the work, in fact, the more extreme the reaction. But I just discovered that the reverse is sometimes true. When you're not so impressed with a piece of fiction, it can, at...
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