Thursday, March 26, 2015 Nisan 6, 5775

It's tea time, everyone!
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Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
It began with a fundraising request: Would I offer an authentic Scottish Highland Tea for four to benefit the organization JAFCO (Jewish Adoptive Foster-Care Options)? The event would be auctioned off at a dinner-dance at Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Fla. So it happened on a Sunday afternoon, as my dining-room table was transformed from utilitarian to elegant. Snow-white...
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Administrators at Pennsylvania State University have apologized for canceling a student art exhibit that explores hatred and anti-Semitism in Palestinian society, though neither the artist nor the director of the campus's Hillel chapter believe the school has gone far enough to make amends. Joshua Stulman, the 23-year-old artist, also claimed that, before the exhibit was called off, his painting adviser...
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Ruth Lilly, granddaughter of the founder of Eli Lilly pharmaceutical company, has wanted more than anything to be a poet, and she's tried her hand at the art throughout the years. But she soon discovered that she didn't have the talent necessary. Rather than becoming bitter and stewing over her shortcomings, she decided to give of her inheritance to one...
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When you're a JAP, you're a JAP all the way … "West Side Story"? Upper East Side Story! But wait - before the p.c. police are called out, Isabel Rose rises to its defense. "It's okay," says the singer/actress/writer of the tasteless tag given Jewish women who consider "charge!" cards a call to the mall. "This is about dashing stereotypes,"...
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What happens when the disruptive sounds a mentally disabled artist hears in his own head find their way out onto the street? When the brain serves as a cacophonic symphony space for neurons and abnormalcy clashing against each other? In the case of Daniel Johnston, what happens is an arcane career and notoriety among the rock 'n' roiled crowd who...
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Arts and Culture Events

Thu. Mar 26
Myer and Rosaline Feinstein Center for American Jewish History
1:00 PM-10:00 PM
Fri. Mar 27
Germantown Jewish Centre
6:00 PM
Sat. Mar 28
Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel
5:00 PM

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