Arts

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Ellen Frankel

  Ellen Frankel From literature to opera, children to adults, Ellen Frankel is transmitting Jewish stories to a variety of audiences through a variety of creative...
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Sidney Kimmel

  Sidney Kimmel In 2001, in the middle of December, 40,000 Philadelphians flocked to the Avenue of the Arts for the grand opening of the Kimmel...
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BOOKed: Four Titles to Whet Your Appetite for Jewish Book Month

November is traditionally Jewish Book Month, a time of festivals and lots of book talk. In the region, the most touted book fair is...
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Arts and Culture

Philadelphia’s cultural canvas bears the distinct imprint of the Jews who have been creators, producers and patrons of the arts. Music, theater, food, literature,...

The Watchlist – Week of October 11,2012

  Design of the Times Design Philadelphia takes center stage through Oct. 14. The city’s premier festival devoted to Philadelphia’s community of designers dedicated to enhancing...
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Firmament Record

  While no statistics are available for this sort of thing, in all likelihood, the Philadelphia Theatre Company’s first production of its 2012-2013 season, the...
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Still Flying High

Standing before an adoring crowd at the Katz Jewish Community Center in Cherry Hill, N.J., gymnast Aly Raisman, star of the U.S. Olym­pic Women’s...
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Drawn Together

JT Waldman loves Jewish history. So much so that the third-generation Phila­delphian dedicated more than four years to his latest work, Not the Israel...
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Tishrei on Display

Like so many Jews around the world, Sherry Kendis and Rabbi Menachem Schmidt have been spending the end of Elul preparing for the first...

The Watchlist

"Transcending Their Boun­daries: The Children of Te­rezin" is now open at the Central Branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia, 1901 Vine St. This exhibit...