Friday, August 1, 2014 Av 5, 5774

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One wag once said that the business of public relations could be defined as having sex on the sidewalk. If so, that explains why the fictional PR firm peopled by such image-pushers as Alex (Hank Azaria) and Helen (Kathryn Hahn) is a one-way street of broken hearts and loneliness -- yielding to some funny turns. Azaria is at the intersection...
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Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
THE JEWISH KITCHEN Sukkot, like Thanksgiving, celebrates a bountiful harvest. The joyful biblical holiday comes right on the heels of Yom Kippur when Jews all over the world will begin to build their sukkahs. These structures are symbolic of the humble booths used by farmers for shelter and shade while harvesting crops. Another explanation is that they symbolize the portable...
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Just how do you profile "The Great Profile"? Not a problem for director Jon Marans, who is doing just that in William Luce's play Barrymore , opening Oct. 13 at the Bristol Riverside Theatre in Bristol, Pa. After all, says Marans, John Barrymore -- scion of an iconic Philadelphia theatrical family whose matinee-idol looks earned him the appellation of "The...
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There's no better way to break the fast than with this dairy favorite
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Eileen Goltz
SLICE OF LIFE Around this time of year, I get the most requests for dairy break-the-fast recipes. Phrases like "something light" or "something I can just throw together that doesn't take too much time" float through a lot of the emails I get. So, in the interest of minimizing time spent in the kitchen, energy (both cooking and preparation) and...
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Did The Jewish Channel heed the shofar as a clarion call to start the new year with a blast in Philadelphia? So it is written -- it's right there, in the contract with Comcast -- that the national cable network known as TJC has just been wired locally for sound and sights, serving the region's Comcast digital subscribers. Must-see Jewish...
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