Wednesday, July 1, 2015 Tammuz 14, 5775

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Two young composers who grew up at Congregation Adath Jeshurun will be coming back to the Elkins Park synagogue to hear and perform some of their liturgical compositions as part of a Nov. 17 concert that will also feature the work of the shul's longtime cantor, Charles Davidson.
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Sophie Tucker blazed a trail for every woman, zaftig or svelte, who ever wanted to be an entertainer on her own terms. A one-woman show opening in Center City focuses on her 50-plus-year career.
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Rivka Tal
Though the shnitzel has Austrian roots, food writer Rivka Tal says she'd wager that almost every Israeli household serves the dish at least once a week, and that it's always one of the choices offered for the main dish at weddings.
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Toby Axelrod, JTA
German authorities this week began publicizing some of the 1,400 works — including at least 380 that the Nazis had confiscated in a campaign against “degenerate art" — discovered last year in an apartment belonging to the son of a German art collector.
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Ira Stoll
As the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination approaches, the author of a book about JFK explains why Jews have their own special reasons to mourn.
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Arts and Culture Events

Wed. Jul 1
National Museum of American Jewish History
10:30 AM-5:30 PM
Fri. Jul 3
10:00 AM-10:00 PM
Sat. Jul 4
Germantown Jewish Centre
10:00 AM

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