Thursday, September 3, 2015 Elul 19, 5775

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"Why We Fight" is a war of words, images and philosophies. It is also a compelling documentary for the battle-weary and war-torn, looking for answers where none may exist. Indeed, allows acclaimed filmmaker Eugene Jarecki, whose "Why We Fight" opens Friday, Feb. 24, there are no answers. But, without question, there are needs to examine why. Indeed, Jarecki's controversial film...
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The first two issues of the much-anticipated revised version of The Paris Review, under its new, young editor Philip Gourevitch, have appeared, and though both were decidedly better than the few issues that trickled out following the death of founding editor George Plimpton, they were also something of a mixed bag. Gourevitch first began making a name for himself as...
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Ever since childhood, Valentine's Day has had the potential to cause me anxiety. I was always worried that I wouldn't get enough Valentines from my schoolmates. I was even more nervous to give my crush a Valentine - what if he didn't give me one back? At least when you're in grade school, you don't have to think about finding...
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Neena Beber beats a quivering Cupid to the quick before he can even take a bow; her brilliant and darkly comic "Jump/Cut" cuts to the chase - the chase being that of real romance that the reel world can never exactly corner. Receiving its New York premiere now through Feb. 26 at the Women's Project's Julia Miles Theater, at 424...
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A tale of Italian edibles
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Ethel G. Hofman- JE Feature
Rome is a city of contrasts. By day, you can eat on a sun-dappled, rooftop terrace, watching below as Smart cars (two-seater autos that don't guzzle up gas) and Vespas maneuver around Renaissance bathtub fountains at breakneck speed. At night, you can find yourself dancing in trendy nightclubs with off-beat disc jockeys. And then, there's a part of Rome that...
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