Friday, May 29, 2015 Sivan 11, 5775

Too much "gluttonous grub"? Why not break the chain!
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Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
It's a fact that more and more people eat out, stop at the market for takeout or pick up a "family pack" for the kids while driving through a fast-food eatery. But what are they getting for their money? "Gluttonous grub" is the answer; sadly, that's just the focus in many of our nation's restaurants, especially in the chains. Recent...
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Early on an August morning in 1942, the Nazis began the liquidation of the Bobowa ghetto, located in southern Poland. Sam Oliner was 12 years old at the time, and the only Jew to survive the aktion . Still dressed in his pajamas, he hid on the roof of his home, as his stepmother had instructed him to do, waiting...
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With all her bigtime Broadway credits as producer, who knew that Ruth Hendel was also involved in an off-Broadway fringe festival? "I've been making tallitsim for almost 20 years," she reveals, recalling her start a few years before her son -- now 29 -- had his Bar Mitzvah. Over the years, she has made more than a triple-chai's worth for...
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The heartfelt hurt that infuses Fela Anikulapo-Kuti's keen cry of power to the people can not be more powerfully felt than the jeremiad that jets from the mouth of Sahr Ngaujah, the Tony Award-nominated actor/artist who portrays "Fela!" on stage. If his let-my-people-go wail wallops the core of the soul, chills with the power of ice applied to the spine,...
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'Fela!' follows a Nigerian music legend on a relatable path
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Commended commodities broker Stephen Hendel probably wouldn't trade the hot product he has now for anything. But he will talk about it: "Fela!," says the producer of the multi-award-winning musical that has broken barriers and hearts, and also snare-drummed three Tony Awards in June, has changed his life. The musical's done quite a number on Broadway as well. Based on...
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