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OCJAC Debuts Exhibit for Tisha, Tu B’Av

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Old City Jewish Arts Center is interested in exploring new beginnings this month in more ways than one. On Aug. 5, the space celebrated its...
A graphic for the play shows an animated girl with red hair with "HANNAH + THE HEALING STONE" laid overtop.

Between a Rock and a Flooding Place: Area Playwright Details Upcoming Show

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It makes perfect sense, if you don’t think too hard about it, that the son of a part-time clown would go on to write...
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Temple Judea Museum to Show Climate Crisis Exhibit at MCCC

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Temple Judea Museum’s “Out of the Whirlwind: Fire, Air, Water, Earth; Reflections and Forecasts on Global Warming and Climate Change” was dreamed up long...

‘Great British Bake Off’ host Matt Lucas discovers his family member lived with Anne...

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By Caleb Guedes-Reed (JTA) – The Jewish comic actor and “Great British Bake Off” host Matt Lucas came across a very familiar name while researching...

AI Facial Recognition IDs Rocker Geddy Lee’s Mother in Anonymous Holocaust Photos

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Rockstar Geddy Lee found never-before-seen photos of his mother’s family.

‘Fiddler’ Documentary Celebrates Jewish Goy

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"Fiddler’s Journey to the Big Screen” is a documentary about the non-Jewish film director, Norman Jewison, who turned the classic Jewish story and play,...

Drake Holds a Jewish Wedding (to 23 Brides) in His Latest Music Video

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Canadian Jewish musician Drake released a music video for his new song, “Falling Back,” that features him as the groom.

Movies and Shows to Watch This Summer

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The flow of movie and TV-watching has changed over the past decade or so. No longer do we know exactly when and where to...

Longtime Jewish Theater Director Deborah Baer Mozes Retiring

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Years ago, Rabbi David Ackerman, then at Tiferet Bet Israel in Blue Bell, sat down with Deborah Baer Mozes to discuss how a theatrical...

Jon Stewart Says the ‘Harry Potter’ Goblin Characters are Antisemitic

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In recent years, some “Harry Potter” fans have reconsidered their love for the series.