Wednesday, June 3, 2015 Sivan 16, 5775

... and how it changed from an economic investment to an emotional one
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Even in his later years, William Post could vividly recall his arrival in America. After his boat docked in New York harbor, he was taken on a small launch to Ellis Island. There, he was literally herded into a cavernous building where he sat for hours until, at last, his name was called. While speaking with an official and answering...
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Cantor David F. Tilman, JE Feature
Theodore Bikel -- 83-year-old singer, actor and Jewish activist -- has been a major part of the world Jewish cultural scene since his Carnegie Hall debut back in 1956. Born in Vienna and raised in Israel, he was a member of the Israeli Habima Theater. At the age of 22, he entered London's Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, and arrived...
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Is it any wonder that the director of a treasured and trumpeted Israeli film about an Egyptian police band from Alexandria should be concerned about ... tone? Strike up the "Band" -- Eran Kolirin certainly has, with "The Band's Visit," a sentimental journey of Jews and Arabs that strikes just the right ... tone. "Tone is important to me," says...
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Joseph Cedar's war film may net Israel a piece of Sunday's awards drama
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Cedar's of Lebanon? Cedars of Hollywood! Indeed, that's where Joseph Cedar will be this weekend, as his Lebanon-based "Beaufort" awaits its date with Oscar in the best foreign film category on Sunday night, in ceremonies to be broadcast on ABC. A Kodak Theater moment? "Beaufort," based on the bombed bastion of the Lebanon war, in which Israel's 18-year chai of...
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Great on a Sunday morning -- or a Thursday night!
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Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
An invitation to a weekend winter breakfast is practically irresistible. The mere thought of freshly brewed coffee, stacks of fluffy pancakes and warm maple syrup is more than enough to have folks leap out of bed. And if you tease with "more than ordinary pancakes," then hungry hordes will gather at your table while the coffee is still perking. Make...
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