Jewish Journal

  • Extraordinary Oddities

    By Tom Teicholz

    December 3, 2009 | 7:48 pm

    Ladies and Gentlemen, are you seeking a spectacle that will amaze, entertain and educate you? An evening in which you will encounter some of the most remarkable figures from the history of entertainment, such as Cinquevalli, “The King of the Jugglers,” or George Anderson, “The...

  • Parallel Lives in Urban Israel

    By Tom Tugend

    December 3, 2009 | 7:46 pm

    Like ads for the December holiday shopping season, which now start around the Fourth of July, the drumbeats for the Oscar and Golden Globe awards seem to resound earlier each year.

    As an early alert service for our readers, nominees for the Golden Globes will be announced at 5 a.m....

  • Vegan Adventures With Alicia Silverstone [RECIPES]

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    December 3, 2009 | 7:21 pm

    Click here for Alicia’s Radicchio Pizza recipe

    or taste her Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup recipe

    As Alicia Silverstone stands at the counter of the vegan Cafe Flourish in Los Angeles, she’s not immediately recognizable as the vixen in Aerosmith music videos or the girl who played...

  • Winter Treasures on Screen

    by Iris Mann, Contributing Writer

    December 3, 2009 | 7:18 pm

    The coming winter season offers some small gems, many of which may remain under the radar, so to speak. Most, in their individual ways, tell stories that have some relationship to the Nazi era, and each is singularly individual in its perspective. Two films, “Four Seasons Lodge”...

  • Itzhak Perlman — The Incurable Optimist

    By Rick Schultz

    December 3, 2009 | 5:58 pm

    Itzhak Perlman left his native Tel Aviv in 1958, as a 13-year-old, to perform on the “Ed Sullivan Show” and kept on going. In a career spanning more than 50 years, the violinist has performed with almost every major conductor and orchestra in the world. Awarded a Kennedy Center...

  • Chanukah Gift Guide

    By Mihal Levy

    December 3, 2009 | 4:48 pm

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    For fans of Carl Reiner and Mel Brooks (and who isn’t one?), pick up a copy of the “2000 Year Old Man: The Complete History.” The box set includes re-mastered editions of all their comedy albums and other special material on CD,...

  • Holiday Highlights Calendar

    By Dikla Kadosh

    December 3, 2009 | 4:15 pm

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    “Mary Poppins.” The world-famous nanny sweeps across the theater stage in this vivacious production that combines P.L. Travers’ stories and the classic 1964 Walt Disney film with the Academy Award-winning music and lyrics of...

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