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  1. 'Matzo Ball Diaries' at Palo Alto JCCRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Palo Alto's Oshman Family JCC will present a series of plays by the Los Angeles-based Jewish Women's Theatre, starting Monday, Feb. 6 with "The Matzo Ball Diaries." The play explores the comic possibilities inherent in Jewish food culture.

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  2. 'Cast Out': Spinoza, heretics and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Baruch Spinoza , a 17th-century Dutch philosopher, didn't get to be one of the most famous heretics in Jewish history by dumb luck. For starters, he publicly suggested the idea of a secular Jewish republic, void of any religious or political hierarchies.

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  3. Berger standing at a mic, holding up a guitarRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Judging from recent viewership trends , we can safely guess that more than 100 million people will be glued to their TV screens on Sunday, Feb. 5, when the New England Patriots face the Atlanta Falcons in the Super Bowl. But for those who aren't excited about football, there are other options.

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  4. booksRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 26 | The Jewish News Weekly

    "A Recipe for Success: Lizzie Kander and Her Cookbook." Author Bob Kann will discuss his book about the woman who spread American-style cooking to Jewish immigrants in early 1900s with "The Settlement Cookbook."

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  5. ongoingRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 26 | The Jewish News Weekly

    "Love Sick." Musical following a woman's journey into love and madness, set in ancient and current-day Israel.

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  6. B'nai MitzvahRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 26 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Max Morse-deBrier Son of Danielle deBrier and Eric Morse, Saturday, Feb. 4 at Peninsula Temple Beth El in San Mateo. Sophia Morse-deBrier Daughter of Danielle deBrier and Eric Morse, Saturday, Feb. 4 at Peninsula Temple Beth El in San Mateo.

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  7. on stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 26 | The Jewish News Weekly

    "Two Big Mouths." Evening of humor and personal stories with Cantor Linda Hirschhorn and Naomi Newman, founder of A Traveling Jewish Theatre.

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  8. on stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | The Jewish News Weekly

    "A Day in Hollywood/A Night in the Ukraine." Palo Alto Players present a musical doubleheader, with one in the style of a Marx Brothers film.

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  9. musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Tribute to Leonard Cohen. Though Leonard Cohen died two months ago, his music and spirit live on in others, including singer-songwriter Ofer Bashan.

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  10. film, radio & tvRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2017 | The Jewish News Weekly

    'They Played For Their Lives." Documentary about eight Holocaust survivors and the role music played in their survival and later lives.

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  11. MusicRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2017 | The Jewish News Weekly

    "A Trio of Musical Magic." Jewish French pianist, jazz vocalist and actress Marina Pacowski performs with Cantor Jennie Chabon and Harry Wittenberg on bass.

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  12. BooksRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2017 | The Jewish News Weekly

    "The Genius of Judaism." French philosopher and activist Bernard-Henri Lvy discusses his new book and the relationship between Judaism and modern democratic ideals.

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  13. Palo Alto cast to Marx it up in nostalgic stage showRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | J

    Groucho Marx once described the satirical humor in "Duck Soup," celebrated by many critics and Marx Brothers fans as the zaniest of the 13 films by the sibling comedians, as "just four Jews trying to get a laugh." Indeed, much of the humor that catapulted Groucho, Harpo, Chico and Zeppo to stardom had strong Jewish roots in vaudeville and was laced with Yiddish.

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  14. talks & workshopsRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2017 | The Jewish News Weekly

    "Mel Gordon on Superman's Kandor." U.C. Berkeley professor discusses the fictional ancient city of Kandor from the Superman mythos and its allusions to Jewish history.

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  15. Jewish Federation awards new grantsRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2016 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Capital and one-time grants totaling $1.15 million will be awarded to Berkeley Hillel toward its $8 million building renovation project, the Jewish Home for its campus transformation project and to J. for a joint strategic planning process. Seed-funding grants totaling $430,000 will go to At the Well: Bay Area Jewish Women's Wellness Hub; Brandeis School of San Francisco for a teacher training program; the JCC of San Francisco for a youth inclusion initiative; the Shabbat initiative OneTable for its Bay Area launch; the Oshman Family JCC of Palo Alto, and the Slingshot Fund for its Bay Area guidebook highlighting innovative Jewish nonprofits in the Bay Area.

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  16. Jewish Federation awards new grantsRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2016 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Capital and one-time grants totaling $1.15 million will be awarded to Berkeley Hillel toward its $8 million building renovation project, the Jewish Home for its campus transformation project and to J. for a joint strategic planning process. Seed-funding grants totaling $430,000 will go to At the Well: Bay Area Jewish Women's Wellness Hub; Brandeis School of San Francisco for a teacher training program; the JCC of San Francisco for a youth inclusion initiative; the Shabbat initiative OneTable for its Bay Area launch; the Oshman Family JCC of Palo Alto, and the Slingshot Fund for its Bay Area guidebook highlighting innovative Jewish nonprofits in the Bay Area.

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  17. kids & familyRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2016 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Menorah workshop. Kids make their own menorahs and get personalized worker aprons.

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  18. talks & workshopsRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2016 | The Jewish News Weekly

    "How the Next U.S. President Should Handle the Middle East." With retired Sen. George Mitchell of Maine, a former special envoy for Middle East peace, and Alon Sachar, a former adviser to Mitchell and to the U.S. ambassador to Israel, Daniel Shapiro.

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  19. deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | The Jewish News Weekly

    After an incredibly brave seven-year battle with colorectal cancer, Edwin Brent Jones peacefully succumbed on Nov. 20, 2016, at the too-young age of 58, holding the hand of his loving husband, Eddie. Throughout the long struggle, Ed continued to live every day to the fullest.

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  20. Parkinson's 'fool' conjures up music, magic, motivationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | The Jewish News Weekly

    Card tricks, piano riffs and insights into how the brain works. These all are part of "The Brain, the Mind, Magic and Music," an unusual program coming soon to a Bay Area JCC near you.

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