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JAFCO COMES TO THE DELAWARE VALLEY

| August 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

By Lori Samlin Miller Florida residents and snowbirds will already be familiar with JAFCO’s life saving work with the youngest members of the tribe. But Northeast residents should expect to start hearing the name JAFCO (Jewish Adoption and Foster Care Options) with great frequency, especially in New York, New Jersey and the Philadelphia area. Currently, […]

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Meet The IFL: Playing Football In Israel With A Little Help From Robert Kraft

| July 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

“It all started, when, well we’re all Jewish so even when it all started is up for debate…,” says IFL commish Betzalel Friedman. With 11 teams all across the country, from Nahariya in the north to Beersheva in the south, the Israeli (Tackle) Football League is now entering its 7th season. Here’s the story, according […]

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Ed Koch: Reflections From Gribenes To Israel

| February 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

It was impossible not to fall in love with Ed Koch at first sight. Frank, insightful, wise, he was always opinionated and not afraid to push back hard when he didn’t agree with you. But he was open, charming and a treasure to New York, if not the entire country. Chutzpah was fortunate to speak […]

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Edward I. “Ed” Koch 1924-2013

| February 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Born to a conservative family living in Newark, NJ, the wry Koch, known affectionately as “Hizzoner” during his three terms as New York City mayor (’78-’89), still carries a huge cachet with Jewish voters nationally, despite his often highly controversial stances. Koch, who succeeded another Jewish NYC mayor, Abraham “Abe” Beame, is a lifelong Democrat […]

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: The Diller Teen Awards Go National

| December 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Based on the Jewish concept of repairing the world, the Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards, presented by The Helen Diller Family Foundation, recognize teens who are exceptional role models in their communities and beyond, have demonstrated remarkable leadership and are actively engaged in projects which embody the values of tikkun olam. by benefiting the Jewish […]

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WEB INCLUSIVE: A CONVERSATION WITH ROBERT KLEIN

| October 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

Robert Klein gives great phone. And for those not lucky enough to dial him up for an interview, he gives even better stand-up. Chutzpah talked to the legendary comedian in advance of his one-night only performance at the Ridgefield Playhouse in Ridgefield, CT on Saturday October 27. The iconic Jewish comedian is funnier than ever, […]

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The Stars of David Sing!

| October 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Philadelphia Theatre Company opens its 2012-2013 season with the world premiere of the new musical song cycle Stars of David from October 17 to November 18 at Philadelphia Theatre Company’s home, the Suzanne Roberts Theatre at Broad and Lombard Streets in Philadelphia. Stars of David is a musical stage adaptation of Abigail Pogrebin’s highly-acclaimed […]

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REBOOT TAKES OFF

| August 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

A 21st Century Take On “Turn On, Tune In, Drop Out” By Laura Goldman Reboot is a different paradigm of a Jewish organization, founded to use culture to reawaken Jewish feelings among the religiously unaffiliated. Young thought-leaders from media, technology and Hollywood gather at its annual, invitation-only retreat in Park City, Utah to brainstorm about […]

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DR. BIALIK’S BIG BANG

| July 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

From landing on the number one TV comedy to publishing a parenting guide, marvelous Mayim Bialik is firmly back at the top of the marquee. By Laura Goldman Depending on your age, you first became a fan of actress Mayim Bialik as the young Bette Midler in the movie Beaches, as the quirky and be-hatted […]

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Brilliant Jews Telling Jokes

| July 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Julie Canter In a new-media role reversal, the wildly popular website Old Jews Telling Jokes, created in 2009 by film producer and director Sam Hoffman, has gone old school—to the theater. And the transformation takes the clever concept to a whole new level. Going well beyond a series of funny bits told live, Peter […]

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