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As news spread that the Eagles' star running back had been traded, head coach Chip Kelly spoke at an event hosted by the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill.
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Netanyahu’s controversial speech to Congress highlighted partisan divisions, and the Iran rift between Obama and Netanyahu.
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Chip Kelly was speaking at an awards event hosted by @KatzJCC as rumors surfaced of a trade involving LeSean McCoy. http://t.co/v7SWVqyrBD
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Netanyahu’s speech, in the end, was about reminding Americans that the enemy of your enemy may still be your enemy. http://t.co/JDfCBCIkoI
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Purim starts tonight!! Why do we celebrate it again? http://t.co/ZCuvrOMIHH
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26 year old Sarah Levine is the owner of the newly opened Old City restaurant - Luna Cafe. http://t.co/B62PKVeUHU http://t.co/d6WOx5Y9Ql
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Set DVR. Record this tonight.10pm. The Jewish Journey: America explores centuries of Jews starting new lives in USA. http://t.co/RZ9Zbzc4uY
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Short days, cold weather of winter cause people to eat more, workout less & compensate double to look good for summer http://t.co/vYK2cD1OoB
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Key word in Yair Lapid’s vocabulary might be but. Yesh Atid party is not right-wing, but it isn’t left-wing either. http://t.co/h66k5UBhEH
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Did Benjamin Netanyahu's Philly days make him who he is today? The @washingtonpost thinks so. http://t.co/wKhLAeysia
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In his address to Congress Bibi argued that the proposed nuclear deal with Iran will lead to war in the Middle East. http://t.co/TarmTabU8j
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Sen. Al Franken became the sixth Jewish lawmaker to say he will not attend Netanyahu’s speech to Congress. http://t.co/nYwb0AnNKY
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Forbes released 29th annual list of every billionaire on earth. As in previous years, Jews feature prominently on it. http://t.co/r0zS8jYYOu
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Steven Rosenberg, chief marketing officer of @JFedinPhilly is now also interim general manager of @jewishexponent. http://t.co/rUhel5q3I9
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American pop star Katy Perry visited the site of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Nazi death camp. http://t.co/wYaaOiqevq
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Strong criticism of Israel was part of the mix at a musical performance by an Israeli-Palestinian band @TempleUniv. http://t.co/zT5kkYDkr0
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Controversy over Bibi's speech to Congress was early focus of the largest-ever gathering of AIPAC activists this week http://t.co/tPLYK8JxFo
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After early growing pains, David Blatt has the LeBron James-led Cavs poised for a deep playoff run in his NBA debut. http://t.co/JQkpxzc0Nu
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State Lt. Gov. Mike Stack held his first meeting with Israeli officials. #Israel #Philly #Jewish http://t.co/rVD10OlcYg
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Netanyahu Heads to U.S. to address the U.S. Congress and speak at the annual AIPAC conference. #Israel http://t.co/Nd0eT80PeJ
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The Jewish Journey: America, which looks at 350 years of Jewish immigration to the USA, debuts on WHYY-TV12 this week http://t.co/RZ9Zbzc4uY
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Leonard Nimoy, born to Yiddish-speaking, Orthodox, Jewish immigrant parents died Friday morning at his home in LA. http://t.co/yF1XaNBRxS
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BREAKING: Leonard Nimoy who played "Spock" on "Star Trek" has died: http://t.co/5ggF7HzO5w
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Closing of 6 Gratz JCHS branches raises anew the question of how to Jewishly engage post-Bar and Bat Mitzvah teens. http://t.co/3cRbXg2pLu
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Exponent was featured in the Philadelphia Business Journal today! They reported on the Exponent's new publisher! http://t.co/i6IMFcx7n2
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