Friday, September 4, 2015 Elul 20, 5775

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It's a Mother's Day present with a past. Such was the gift lovingly provided by Lee Caplin, whose call to his mother two years ago that they had gotten rights to adapt a book to film provided a social security for Ruth Sacks Caplin that no government check could compete against. How dramatic a real-life script when you're an 85-year-old...
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Pentateuch Envy, Anyone? Steins? Their cups runneth over - way over, as this at-times very funny film will have viewers not so much beaming from the bimah as bemoaning where all the flour has gone? Why, to build a Bar Mitzvah cake that would sink a Titanic - if that weren't already in play as the theme for the young...
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The tribe has … schpilkes. In a Jewish "Survivor" battle of the Bar Mitzvahs, "Keeping Up With the Steins" sets the bar high above a Jew's oys. The Bar Mitzvah boy? Bimah him up way beyond celebrations ever experienced by others his age. May the Force be with him; but then it's the bills that belong to his papa and...
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First things first … "One Last Thing" does not have a terminal attack of the "cutes," despite a synopsis that says love is always having to say you're horny. Opening on Friday, May 5, this small but sizable film about a dying teen's wish to go out with a bang - an evening of love with a supersized supermodel -...
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In Record Time
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Cantor David F. Tilman, JE Feature
One of the most important concerts of this season featuring music of Jewish content will be presented by the 130-voice Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia at its annual spring concert on Sunday evening, May 7, at Irvine Auditorium of the University of Pennsylvania. The Mendelssohn Club and its superb music director, Alan Harler, have brought together internationally known bass-baritone Sanford Sylvan,...
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