Thursday, July 24, 2014 Tammuz 26, 5774

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Jared Shelly, JE Feature
The soft notes sound as if they were coming from an elegant music box sitting in a young girl's all-pink bedroom. Shira Yevin dances on stage accordingly, with one hand on top of her head as she spins gracefully to the soothing melodies. With a powerful crash of an electric guitar, followed by a piercing back-up of bass and electronic...
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Harriet Goodheart, JE Feature
"The Hidden Garden: Three Artists Explore Kabbalah," the current exhibition at the Gershman Y's Borowsky Gallery, offers an open invitation into the spiritual mysteries of Kabbalah through the work of three women artists who have used it as a touchstone in their lives. A fascinating thread of Jewish spirituality for centuries, the ancient tradition of Kabbalah and its vocabulary of...
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Who would have thought that Nazis would be the surprise prize in a crackerjack package being aired next Wednesday night on WHYY-TV12? But that's exactly what "The Hunt for Nazi Scientists" is - a chase-of-a-saga spun out of truths and revelations about how the American government trusted its scientific future to Hitler's braintrust post-World War II. Think of it as...
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Jared Shelly, JE Feature
Michael Barkann is on TV so much, you might think he doesn't have the time to order his own lunch. But you'd be wrong. "Yo. It's Michael B. Let me get a hot pastrami - I'm talking' smokin' hot … with a bag of chips … no check that, cheese curls," he rattled off in one recent afternoon, calling in...
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Ernestine Bradley, wife of former presidential candidate and New Jersey Democratic Sen. Bill Bradley, arrived in the United States from her native Germany as a 21-year-old in 1956, hoping to live life on her own terms, and taste the promise of America. But on an unconscious level, Bradley - who is not Jewish, and is a native of the town...
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