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  • Adam Shankman melds worry with chutzpah in ‘Rock of Ages’

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    June 13, 2012 | 1:35 pm

    Five years ago, at Sadie Sandler’s first birthday party, at the estate of her father, Adam Sandler, filmmaker Adam Shankman was sitting in a plastic toddler’s chair when he was startled by another guest who sat down beside him.

    “He said, ‘Hi, I’m Tom Cruise,’ and I freaked out,”...

  • Maoz Tzur—Chanukah’s greatest hit

    By JewishJournal.com

    December 3, 2007 | 11:35 pm

    We love The Dreidel song:

    We love Ocho Candelikas:

    But neither one touches the most beautiful Chanukah song: Maoz Tzur (“Rock of Ages”). [CLICK HERE FOR INSTRUMENTAL VERSION]

    The melody is based on a medieval German folk song, they say, and it appears in some Lutheran liturgy...