Thursday, July 24, 2014 Tammuz 26, 5774

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Ethel G. Hofman - JE Feature
We're partied out, simply partied out. Rich food, libations, bright lights and late nights - or were those early mornings? Now, it seems that the world has gone into hibernation, preferring to cocoon at home rather than venture out into the cold dark night. Relax! This winter, wrap yourself in a comforter, slip your feet into slippers and curl up...
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What would Hans Christian Andersen have to say today?
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Mort Alper- JE Feature
What a wonderful surprise when tourists clutch phrase books that are only needed for extreme emergencies like "Where's the dollar store?" You can have a happy face in Denmark and Norway because many locals speak English. While these two countries don't cover all of Scandinavia, if you only have limited time much can be seen when traveling by plane. Perhaps...
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A Jewish Apprentice? Not yet, but Soviet émigré Alla Wartenberg came close - and closes in on her own title as mogul
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"Tee Ouvolena!" The Sputnik simulcast of "You're fired!"? If Donald Trump never actually uttered the Russian equivalent of his rejection mantra, Soviet Jewish émigré Alla Wartenberg still got the message. She made the business world's equivalent of the Final Four of basketball, jumping through hoops, but was still voted off the island - Manhattan, in this case - in the...
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Melisse Lewine-Boskovich believes that theater has the power to change people's opinions about the world around them. When she works with Jewish and Arab teens from Israel on such projects, she's certain that it has the power to close the gap between cultures torn apart by hatred. Lewine-Boskovich is the director of Peace Child Israel, a nonprofit group based in...
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Interested in taking a trip to the "Bermuda Avenue Triangle," where audiences in the past have gotten lost in the laughs? Renee Taylor and Joe Bologna - with Lainie Kazan joining them for the ride - return here three years after their other voyage-oriented title "If You Ever Leave Me … I'm Going With You." And "On the Scene" has...
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