Monday, July 14, 2014 Tammuz 16, 5774

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Beard or no beard: "a Jew is a Jew is a Jew." At least, so said Chevra leader Aryeh Shalom and several other Matisyahu fans interviewed before the Orthodox reggae star took to the stage at the Theatre of Living Arts during a Saturday night stop on his sixth annual Chanukah tour.
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Oh, honey, you are looking so fine -- but you knew that, didn't you? Why else would Sandra Bernhard -- she of the before-there-was Angelina-there-was-Sandra pouty lips -- call her new self-revelation of a revue, I Love Being Me, Don't You? Who wouldn't. The woman whose lesbian leitmotif threaded its way through Roseanne in the 1990s and made David Letterman...
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Just a few blocks southwest of the Topography of Terror, in the long shadow the museum figuratively casts, stands Daniel Libeskind's striking Jewish Museum Berlin. The 12-year-old structure was one of the outspoken architect's first designs to be built, though he was in his 50s by then. Severely angled, the building resembles a lightning bolt thrust across the terrain. Its...
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"Germans are wonderful pupils," says Ilan Weiss, an Israeli-born Berliner. "Germans will say, 'Yes, we are guilty. Yes, we did the wrong thing.' And they are excellent at it. That's part of the German personality. They do everything well -- even feeling guilty."
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Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
For New Year's Eve, my husband and I will be inviting a few friends and neighbors over to watch the ball drop in Times Square on our big-screen TV. The folks are in walking distance, which makes it all the better. On New Year's Eve, it's best to heed the warning about not drinking and driving. Invite guests to come...
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