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The Comedians

| January 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Philadelphia-Born Larry Fine teams up with three Brooklyn brothers to create a classic comedy team. By Len Canter Could a nice, talented (a trained classical violinist) Jewish kid, indeed a favorite son of the City of Brotherly Love, become the raucous middleman of one of the legendary, and violent, comedy acts of all time? Why […]

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Remembering one of the “Reds”–Red Klotz

| July 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Philly native Red Klotz is celebrated mostly for losing. Originally a guard with the SPHAs, Klotz bought that team in 1952 and changed its name to the Washington Generals, the team that became the permanent foil for the Harlem Globetrotters. The Generals kept to the script and lost over 13,000 exhibition games, winning only seven. […]

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| November 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

By Thomas Joseph Carrieri What makes great Art? Emotion? Compassion? Luck? Talent? These elements are part of what goes into making a great artist. Sure. An artist that can somehow combine social commentary and relate it to the masses in a way that shows not only the sense of community that is eroding around us, […]

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I put the lid on Sid Bernstein’s Coffin.

| October 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

By Rabbi Raphael Harris   Someone had to do it. So I had the honor. When the lid goes on the coffin, it suddenly hits home. He’s gone, he’s not coming back. Until then, maybe he’ll wake up, it was an elaborate prank, a medical mistake. But no- lid on, game over. Sid Bernstein, the […]

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| September 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

By Lori Samlin Miller Public Relations Specialist and east coast native, 35 year old Julie Melnick relocated to Laguna Hills, California almost seven years ago after marrying husband Matt.  She got the idea to start NANNY IN THE CLOUDS while taking a flight from California to Florida with her first child, who was then just […]

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The Fringe Festival is Back!

| August 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Theater 4PLAY at Grasso’s Magic Theatre, Sept. 5-8. Beer and theater: what could be better?! See four WORLD PREMIERE and  EAST COAST PREMIERE plays by some talented female playwrights across the United States! Dating, bribing death, and everything in between, 4PLAY promises a fun evening that will not disappoint! Tickets: Heart of the Revolution […]

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| August 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Ten U.S. Teens Rewarded for Taking on Poverty, Autism and Teen Empowerment The Helen Diller Family Foundation today announced the recipients of the 2013 Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards. Ten young leaders in volunteerism will each receive $36,000 in recognition of their leadership, innovation and commitment to making the world a better place. Now in […]

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| August 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Maccabi USA’s Field Hockey Team, a member of the U.S. Olympic Committee’s Multi Sport Organization, defeated Germany 3-0 in the Bronze Medal match at the 19th  World Maccabiah Games, held every four years in Israel.    The Netherlands defeated Argentina, 3-2 in the Gold Medal Match.    The Netherlands was the only defeat for Team USA who […]

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Maccabi USA

| July 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

          Make sure to check out our PHOTO GALLERY for all the latest photos from ISRAEL CONNECT, the upcoming Opening Ceremony and of course, our athletes and competitions.

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The 8 Tweets of Passover

| March 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

By Marc Kaye   When experiencing a difficult situation, it helps to keep a journal. But given all the sweeping of Matzah crumbs I have been doing, who has time for that. As a substitute, I’ve taken past journal entries and taken out the most salient leanings to create “The 8 Tweets of Passover.” Don’t […]

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The Passover Marketing Problem

| March 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

By Marc Kaye Moses may have parted the Red Sea but I’m pretty sure he never had to contend with the super awesome Easter Egg Hunt next door. Take my word for it –  he’d have to fight a lot harder for that sort of coverage on CNN. This basically comes down to a marketing […]

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