Tuesday, July 29, 2014 Av 2, 5774

A Philadelphia story sails into another port - Baltimore
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The story goes something like this: In 1802, a 10-year-old Philadelphian named Uriah Phillips Levy approached the captain of the USS New Jerusalem and offered his services as a cabin boy, hoping to learn the ways of the sea. Seafaring lore has it that the precocious child, one of 14 siblings, also negotiated the stipulation that he be returned to...
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Ralph Collier, JE Feature
It was just 60 years ago that World War II ended in Europe - shortly after midnight on May 9, 1945. In a sense, it's taken that long for parts of Germany to come to terms with its brutal past, but there are glimmers - in this case, via an exceptional new monument that grapples with history and the Holocaust...
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Cindy Marvell — yes, Marvell — helps mind-meld the old and new worlds of the art
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“Lazer Vaudeville” is light years ahead of the old “slowly I turn” turntable that played to record crowds generations ago. Vaudeville … void and old hat — a porkpie one at that? Bag the baggy pants image; this show goes better with wine and cheese than cheese and crackers. The mind-meld of the old and new worlds of vaudeville, which...
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In its earliest incarnation, The New Yorker was determinedly White Anglo Saxon Protestant in intent as well as content. This was at least true until the death in 1951 of the magazine's legendary founding editor, Harold Ross; at that point, William Shawn, who would himself become a legendary figure, took over as editor in chief, and the magazine expanded to...
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The Jewish Kitchen with Ethel G. Hofman
Throwing a barbecue for 200 people has become a breeze for Susan and Leonard Lodish, and Bob and Gloria Spitz, all of Wynnewood. Susan explains that "it didn't start out this way - originally, it was a backyard barbecue for 20 to give overseas students a taste of America." The students had come to the states to work on the...
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