Tuesday, April 21, 2015 Iyyar 2, 5775
Top Stories
Sixty-six Israeli soldiers lost their lives fighting in the Gaza War this past summer.
A reader wonders what to do after a non-Jewish friend used the word "Jew" as a derogatory term and then dismissed concerns that doing so was inappropriate.
Candles were lit and children sang at the memorial event, which this year marked the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.
Gabrielle Birkner, JTA
The notorious propaganda minister left behind 20 years worth of diary entries — from which the offspring of his siblings think they should profit.

The Calendar

Tue. Apr 21
Katz Jewish Community Center Cherry Hill
10:00 AM-10:00 PM
Wed. Apr 22
National Museum of American Jewish History
10:30 AM-12:30 PM



If you didn't know that videos of adults narrating their Minecraft games sometimes sound like porn – well, they do. http://t.co/6sldbs6EHv
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American Jewish pilots smuggled planes out of US, trained in Czechoslovakia, flew for Israel in War of Independence. http://t.co/zqei1fSoa7
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Dear Miriam, My fiance and I are planning our wedding, and we're trying to decide whether or not to invite kids. http://t.co/LtPO7pWsDO
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Women of the Wall read from a full-size Torah scroll during the group’s monthly prayer service at the Western Wall. http://t.co/4eQh88OgWm
8 hours 43 min ago
Art historian Daniel Weiss will leave presidency @haverfordedu to take over operations @metmuseum in NY this summer. http://t.co/XckvRaMY8G
9 hours 46 min ago
Joseph Goebbels left behind 20 yrs of diary entries from which the offspring of his siblings think they should profit http://t.co/Y11s0rHtOL
10 hours 44 min ago
Particularly sobering Yom Hazikaron for Israel this year. 66 IDF soldiers lost their lives fighting in the Gaza War. http://t.co/esk3vBayLM
11 hours 40 min ago
@IsraelinPhilly invites the community to join @JFedinPhilly for a Yom Hazikaron ceremony @BethSholomCong tonight! http://t.co/qv3jMtKMXf
12 hours 44 min ago
Michael Herskovitz, who survived Auschwitz lit a candle at a Holocaust memorial ceremony on 4/19 on the Parkway. http://t.co/Gbix4LNk17
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Michael Herskovitz, who survived Auschwitz lit a candle at a Holocaust memorial ceremony on 4/20 on the Parkway. http://t.co/Gbix4LvICx
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When a non-Jewish friend uses the word Jew as a derogatory term. Computer: http://t.co/9cKO49SxC8 Mobile: http://t.co/upYc85OeNE
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Women at the Wall in Israel. Holocaust memorial services in US. Local triplets & their Bnai Mitzvah. All this & more http://t.co/P5fUa0TxPY
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Check out this & other Jewish events happening in & around Philly on the Jewish Exponent's online community calendar. http://t.co/IgR52GyTaF
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The story behind this powerful photo. http://t.co/0C9nP6kmAk http://t.co/FCkXRAVeo0
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View photos from yesterday's Holocaust Memorial Ceremony on the Parkway: http://t.co/kHXXIzN4kB #jewishinphilly
1 day 11 hours ago
Love and Religion Workshop - http://t.co/TQaEvrorti
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Comcast Jewish stars, anti-semites in Philly, Holocaust-era art, triplets & more. Read the JE on your digital device. http://t.co/P5fUa0TxPY
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An all time Exponent favorite, the Engagements section. http://t.co/tpFbzWrM3N http://t.co/JDISHKfbOg http://t.co/7NqRg9yVdn
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Two great ways to see all our 2015 baby announcements! http://t.co/fVzShyl2wY http://t.co/FckTcEZSqx http://t.co/nWjMO5b5Fb
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Flip your way through this week's Jewish Exponent on any digital device. http://t.co/mbNN2kiYEa http://t.co/o9JH7yF16U
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Yom Hashoah, JFCS Expands, Rabbinic Musings - http://t.co/yD3yvAiF6Y
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The same thing happene din #Israel today! http://t.co/QCl3NOXO2y
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#TBT The cover of the Jewish Exponent from 30 years ago! http://t.co/Z0gJMuf3cW
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20 photos from the Holocaust. Definitely worth a look. http://t.co/FGAIt7yXps
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