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Hadar Galron spins comedy from Orthodox roots

Jewish comedian and playwright Hadar Galron discusses the formation of her stand-up comedy show “Passion Killer” Monday evening in the Frick Fine Arts building.

By Maggie Young, Staff Writer

January 15, 2019

It was when Galron heard a rabbi joking on the radio about the traditions of Orthodox Judaism that she realized she could funnel her upbringing into comedy.

Students contend with Christmas

 Christmas trees in Schenley Plaza are lit up at night during the holiday season. (Photo by Elise Lavallee | Contributing Editor)

By Rose Luder | Staff Writer

December 8, 2017

The Cathedral of Learning is adorned with tinsel and stringed lights, Schenley Plaza is lined with luminescent Christmas trees and holiday songs can be heard in almost every building on campus. For many, this show of holiday spirit is part of the buildup to the biggest holiday of the year — Christma...

Continuing Kosher customs at Market to Go

(Illustration by Garrett Aguilar | Staff Illustrator)

By Ana Altchek | For The Pitt News

October 15, 2017

Sitting by the candle lights and surrounded by the people I loved, I experienced my religion — Judaism — as a culture of warmth and comfort. Growing up, Friday nights at my home were a time of decompressing from a week’s worth of work, a time I could spend with family without worrying about...

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