Tuesday, April 28, 2015 Iyyar 9, 5775

Teens teem on stage with a Bar Mitzvah in the balance
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Becoming "13": Today you are a ... musical? Bimah him up: Evan Goldman is having a meltdown that would drown a dripping ice-swan sculpture and curdle the cream cheese -- and just about make chopped liver out of his chipper life. The Bar Mitzvah boy to be is about to celebrate turning 13 -- which turns out to be the...
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An explication of the holidays that seeks to help the perplexed experience the joys of Judaism
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For the last few years, Basic Books has been publishing a series of small volumes built on the premise of an older professional informing a hypothetical younger person what he or she might expect about the career path they're about to pursue. For example, Robert Brustein, the veteran theater critic and director, told a young actor what he or she...
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Michelle Mostovy-Eisenberg, JE Feature
In author Amy Bloom's most-recent novel, Away , the Jewish immigration story is told through the eyes of Lillian Leyb, a young, pretty, innocent woman who's escaped the deadly pogroms in her Russian homeland, but arrives in New York haunted by the memories of the family she's lost. The Yiddish theater scene on New York's Lower East Side during the...
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Aaron Passman, JE Feature
The 1950s and '60s were the "golden years" for the American worker, thanks to a "social contract that offered good pay, good benefits and job security." That contract has fallen apart slowly and surely, thanks to globalization, which led to large layoffs and plant closings in the 1970s and '80s, said Steven Greenhouse, labor and workplace reporter for The New...
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The Jewish state's experiencing a wine revolution
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Martin Davidson, JE Feature
This last year has been a significant one for Israeli and kosher wines. After years of concerted efforts to change the perception of critics and consumers, the breakthrough finally came in December of 2007, when Robert Parker's Wine Advocate heaped praise on Israeli wines, including kosher varietals, awarding 14 wines with a huge "90" (rated outstanding) score. The Wine Spectator...
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