Thursday, April 24, 2014 Nisan 24, 5774

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Aaron Passman, JE Feature
Sara Keisler Greenberg's first film, all of 12 minutes, might be called "The Little Class Project That Could -- and Did -- Make It All the Way to the United Nations." The 22-year-old from Gladwyne is the granddaughter of Holocaust survivors and a recent graduate of Yale University. Last spring, as a senior, she opted to make a film rather...
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Love means never having to say you're ... sumo? With all due respect to the recently deceased author Erich Segal, love -- and self-image -- are a big part of the questions rolled around on the mat in the delightfully sumo-set arena of "A Matter of Size," the opening entry in the Israeli Film Festival, set to unspool on Feb...
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Finally getting published?
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Several months ago, when I discussed the work of the little-known German writer, Grete Weil, I posed certain questions and discussed conundrums surrounding the fickle nature of reputation in the arts. Why is it, I wondered, that certain writers achieve fame far out of proportion to the reality of their talent -- and that such reputations persist, despite the evident...
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It's what all Haggadahs, old and new, have in common
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SPEAKING VOLUMES Every Passover, publishers unveil a string of the "newest" Haggadot, most of them capitalizing on a current societal trend that seeks to make the ancient book "more relevant" for a contemporary audience -- or, at the very least, more accessible. Over the last half-century or so, there have been Haggadot geared to the traditional family, the interfaith family,...
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It's quick and easy, and you get to keep all the proceeds!
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Keri Fisher, JE Feature
Bake sales were a staple of my youth, but I haven't come across one in some time. Still, I crave the excitement and the selection of homemade treats. So what do you do when you can't find a bake sale? Make your own -- right in your own kitchen! These treats are portable and tasty, perfect for on-the-go parents and...
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