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January 27, 2012  RSS feed

Ski-in Shabbat services, Sundance Film Festival showings draw crowds to Park City Reform temple

PARK CITY, Utah – Call it the Sundance Synaplex. For 10 days in January, crowds of people flock several times a day to Temple Har Shalom in this picturesque ski town, but they aren’t coming for Shacharit, Mincha or Maariv services.  Instead, the synagogue serves as one of the venues of the 2012 Sundance Film Festival, with five screenings daily through Jan. 29.  More...

Ukrainian historian makes career of leading Jews on search for ancestors

LVIV, Ukraine – Alex Dunai is not Jewish. But over 15 years of leading Jewish tourists searching for their roots in Ukraine, he’s built up a serviceable knowledge of Yiddish – though sometimes he has to make things up.  More...

Mandy Patinkin’s Clearwater concert to feature lineup of popular standards

Mandy Patinkin is a triple threat. To some, he’s the Tony Award-winning revolutionary, Che Guebara, from Evita or star of Broadway’s Sunday in the Park with George. To others, he’s the Emmy Award–winning Best Actor, for his portrayal of Dr.  More...

Jewish Museum seeks to honor women who break ‘glass ceilings’

The Jewish Museum of Florida is seeking nominees for its 2012 “Breaking the Glass Ceiling” Awards that annually recognize Florida Jewish professional women who have become successful pioneers in fields generally dominated by men — with at least part of their careers occurring in Florida.  More...

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