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  • Once Upon a Mime

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    February 19, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Once upon a time, Joel ben Izzy worked as a mime -- until he injured his hip in a car crash.

    Then he became a storyteller who lost his voice.

    "If I could market irony, I'd be rich," said the wry, rueful performer.

    Ben Izzy -- who eventually regained his speech -- recounts the journey...

  • Awaken Your Inner J.K. Rowling

    By Beverly Gray

    December 11, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Scratch away at any Jew and you'll find a storyteller. The people of the book dream of spinning out personal memories and Old Country stories to a rapt circle of children. That's why the first-ever Jewish Children's Literature Conference, held in the fall at Sinai Temple through the...