Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Nisan 16, 5774

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It's a safe bet that most Philadelphians, even those who have never stepped foot into the Barnes Foundation's original home on the Main Line, would say that the bulk of the paintings in that famous collection have solely to do with French Impressionism -- Renoir, Matisse, Cézanne, Monet, Degas. Such a response would likely be due to all the media...
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'Iron Chefs' come to town and show off their strengths
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Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
<p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span id="mainContent_lblArticleHtml">Put three chefs in a shul social hall, each with only one pot and two butane burners, and what do you get? As a judge, I thought, not much. </span></p> <p><span id="mainContent_lblArticleHtml">Wrong. On a Saturday night at Temple Brith Achim in King of Prussia, chefs Mark Fenner, David Green and Jeff Rosen created six sensational main dishes --...
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Curtis grad,Soviet emigre give music their duo
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From Russia, with recriminations; to Russia, with reverence. Somewhere in between the pulsing polarities, pianist Irina Nuzova knows her emotional and musical ruminations on Russia will always reek of regrets and respect in the very different arenas of the public and private. One way or the other, Russia remains critical and instrumental to her success, of which there has been...
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Heigh-ho, heigh-ho, it's off to ... war ... we go?" When Franklin D. Roosevelt wanted to stem the rise of Nazism sympathies and fascist followers in South America at the outset of World War II, he had not so much a new deal up his sleeve but an old one: "Let us entertain you!" was a theme that brought out...
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My great-grandmother had been married less than a week when she noticed a picture of her husband in the Yiddish edition of the daily Forward. It was a wanted notice. According to family lore, Bubbe's husband had left a wife and three kids in New York. He could either go home or go to jail. He chose jail. Bubbe, then...
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