Friday, September 30, 2016 Elul 27, 5776

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Kurds and ... Wait. A Kurdish comedy? Is that or is that not the smartest oxymoron to come out of filmland since the term "gross profit" was coined? Is there a statue of limitations since Hussein and his icon were toppled or can "Saddam: The Musical" be far behind? Jay Jonroy is not one to be left behind, especially when...
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Rita Charleston, JE Feature
Deborah Kaplan says her mother, Zena, has long been known and appreciated for her charm, humor, wit, friendliness and talent. And she still is. Although Zena, 86, is afflicted with what her daughter calls "midstage Alzheimer's disease," nothing seems to have interrupted Zena's vigor, vitality and artistic pursuits. True, she may not always remember exactly when she created a beautiful...
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If you can't do the time, don't do the crime. But Ben Feldman had the time. A successful New York big-shot, big-time lawyer and a real success at being in real estate, he left it behind to turn to crime. "It's such a kick," says Feldman. Kick it up a notch: His mid-19th-century crime story -- not his, but the...
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Will the next winner be a klezmer king? The series comes to the city
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Worshiping false idols? Moses, it's time to climb down that mountain once more: The real "Idols" are coming early next year. But there has to be a starting point. And, in Philadelphia, where more than 1,776 -- more like 17,776 -- are expected to jam the Wachovia Center, "American Idol" -- in its great run up to the series next...
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While the warm weather's still here, take advantage of some sweet endings to meals
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Andrew Schloss, JE Feature
There are 10 grill days left until Labor Day. That's enough time for the typical American to sacrifice a steer's worth of beef and several miles of kosher hot dogs to the fiery gods of Kingsford. Before the summer is out, we will slather everything from chicken breast to chili peppers with barbecue sauce. Neither salmon nor spud will be...
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