Sunday, April 26, 2015 Iyyar 7, 5775

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Louise Fiszer, JE Feature
The last crumb of kugel is gone, and the leftover brisket has been put away for yet another meal. We try to hang on to the joy of the holidays, even though there are moments of bleakness. Times are tough. Ever-present thoughts of politics, recession, Israel's future and oil prices can make it all seem rather depressing. Sharing feelings and...
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M.J. Fine, JE Feature
How bad do you want to see Phil Lesh? The bassist best known for his work with the Grateful Dead is playing just 14 shows this fall, all in New York City. Lesh takes over the Nokia Theatre from Halloween through Nov. 18 for his second annual Philathon. Would one show be enough for you? How about seeing him three...
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Dr. Marcia Bryan Edelman, JE Feature
What do you get when you combine a classically trained dancer and a veteran of the theater? If you are very fortunate, the result is the Inbal Pinto Dance Company, making its first Philadelphia appearance next week in two performances as part of the "Dance Celebration Series" at the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts. The featured work on this...
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A violinist with cosmic grace notes goes on the record
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Lili Haydn has strings attached to community and to her musical muse: The acclaimed violinist veers from sad to snappy on her latest CD, "Place Between Places," infused with insight, and an insatiable and intuitive yearning for finding that corner of the world that is hers. Certainly, there have been a few: Daughter of the late, luminous comic Lotus Weinstock...
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The Torah: It's like a biblical Rubik's Cube, packed with wisdom
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The title of Simeon J. Maslin's new book, ... and turn it again , needs little explication. The former, longtime rabbi of Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel is referring to the famous aphorism from the first-century sage known as Ben Bag Bag, who said of the Torah that one should "Turn it and turn it again, for everything is in it...
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