Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Av 3, 5774

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Two young composers who grew up at Congregation Adath Jeshurun will be coming back to the Elkins Park synagogue to hear and perform some of their liturgical compositions as part of a Nov. 17 concert that will also feature the work of the shul's longtime cantor, Charles Davidson.
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Heather Porter, JTA
Since Jewish film festivals in the United States were launched in the 1980s, the field has grown dramatically. Estimates vary, and depend to a degree on what qualifies as a film festival, but the total number ranges from 60 to well over 100 across the country.
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Steve North, JTA
Newsman Steve North recalls meeting with family of Jack Ruby — a volatile man with a penchant for violence in the face of anti-Jewish slurs.
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Ira Stoll
As the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination approaches, the author of a book about JFK explains why Jews have their own special reasons to mourn.
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A group of "Spice Girls" from Netivot, Israel, spent a week in Philadelphia demonstrating the cooking venture that brought them together as friends, catering partners and co-contributors to a cross-cultural cookbook.
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Arts and Culture Events

Wed. Jul 30
National Museum of American Jewish History
7:00 PM
Wed. Jul 30
Chester County Neighborhood
7:30 PM-9:00 PM
Thu. Jul 31
Katz Jewish Community Center of Atlantic County
10:30 AM-12:30 PM

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