Wednesday, April 23, 2014 Nisan 23, 5774

Documentary follows 'Candyman' Lane and all its licorice-style twists
By:
Sugar daddy? Only in the sweetest sense: Father of a confectionery craze that captured the national sweet tooth in the '70s and '80s, David Klein's cavity of memory is filled in with a documentary that conveys both the sweet and sour experience of fleeting fame -- and backstabbing business deals. Jelly Bellies/belly laughs don't gel in the same way for...
Comment0
By:
Though she lived well into the 20th century -- till 1923, in fact -- legendary French actress Sarah Bernhardt is these days a creature of the distant past, resting in a comfortable cocoon of myth. Part of her legend stems from the fact that many believe Marcel Proust and Henry James, two of the world's supreme novelists, based important characters...
Comment0
Keep that belt loosened for a Shabbat of thanks
By:
Linda Morel, JE Feature
I love the night after Thanksgiving. It's the perfect time to host a late fall Shabbat dinner for friends and relatives who spent the holiday with other people. Making the most of this opportunity, my niece's in-laws routinely celebrate Thanksgiving a day late, because they know all four of their married children will be able to join them the next...
Comment0
Nothing could be better on a crisp autumn day than a pumpkin-walnut muffin and a hot cup of coffee or tea. Try this recipe from the Metropolitan Bakery in Center City. And for a departure from traditional pumpkin pie this year, the Panera Bread company suggests this sweet, smooth after-dinner treat that might just become your favorite new fall tradition...
Comment0
Ron Tobin mixes it up in a mix of different cultures
By:
You have to give a hand to Jews and Italians -- they're so good at using them. Audiences, too, have been using their hands to applaud the success of "My Mother's Italian, My Father's Jewish & I'm in Therapy," a Prozac-popping production of angst and antics at the Society Hill Playhouse. Ron Tobin totes two types of guilt as a...
Comment0
Advertisement
Advertisement

Arts and Culture Events

Wed. Apr 23
National Museum of American Jewish History
7:00 PM
Wed. Apr 23
Germantown Jewish Centre
7:30 PM

Sign up for our Newsletter

Advertisement