Thursday, January 29, 2015 Shevat 9, 5775

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Has DNA become the millennium's mnemonic device for "Do Not Arrest"? And has life "After Innocence" become a mere afterthought as exonerated felons find the mean streets they face no more humane now that they've been declared innocent? Both questions are examined at length in the compelling "After Innocence," which opens in the area Dec. 2. The camera follows the...
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Adina Matusow, JE Feature
"Let's go to Stephen Starr's Morimoto for dinner," he says. "Oooh, I've always wanted to go there," she replies. ("And I won't have to pay," she is thinking.) I've already discussed what to do on a first date, but not where to go. Going to an expensive restaurant for dinner will check it off your list of most-wanted places to...
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When Americans sit down to their turkey and gravy dinner this Thanksgiving, and make the important decisions of the day - sweet potatoes or mashed, pumpkin pie or apple - some may actually stop to reflect on what this holiday really is all about. The Plymouth colonists and their neighboring American Indians, who according to the commonly accepted history taught...
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Inscription offers new slant on ABC's of archaeology
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On the last day of the dig, after long stretches of work under the blinding light of the Israeli sun, excavators spotted what appeared to be an inscription on a 40-pound stone wedged into a 3,000-year-old wall. The importance of these archaic letters - obscured by dust and the wear of millennia - only became apparent after the block had...
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Just when you think you know Kristin Hersh's game, she changes the rules of play. In 1986, Throwing Muses - which she and stepsister Tanya Donelly founded in high school - released the first of eight off-kilter pop albums. Donelly, who left to get the Breeders off the ground before hitting it big with Belly, was long gone by the...
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Arts and Culture Events

Thu. Jan 29
Jewish Learning Venture
7:00 PM-9:00 PM
Mon. Feb 2
Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies
7:00 PM

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