Wednesday, April 1, 2015 Nisan 12, 5775
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If a deal is reached, who needs to approve it? What are Israel’s alternatives? How are the talks reshaping the Middle East?
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Mayor Michael Nutter called a news conference to counter anti-Muslim advertisements on SEPTA buses.
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A reader who found a smelly old box of mementos asks whether it's worth trying to clean and preserve the contents or if she should just let go of these old memories that she never really revisited anyway.
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Will Jon Stewart’s successor, who is South African, compare Israeli policies to apartheid?


The Calendar

Wed. Apr 1
Society Hill Synagogue
9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed. Apr 1
Society Hill Synagogue
9:00 AM-6:00 PM
Wed. Apr 1
National Museum of American Jewish History
10:30 AM-5:30 PM

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A reader who found a smelly old box of mementos asks whether it's worth trying to clean and preserve the contents?http://t.co/9fl9dDkgTh
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If Nuclear deal reached, who approves it? What are Israel's alternatives? How are talks reshaping the Middle East? http://t.co/LQu9ML7C7f
3 hours 14 min ago
Special Investigative Unit of Rabbinic Council busted ’tweens for outsourcing mitzvah projects to other students. http://t.co/J2WYuscGCi
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Mayor Michael Nutter called a news conference to counter anti-Muslim advertisements on SEPTA buses. http://t.co/epVY5a8U07
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Masha Shumatskaya never imagined she would be a war refugee. Even the first time she slept in her windowless hallway. http://t.co/p4KMCGUIAV
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Israeli actor Chaim Topo, or Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof, to be awarded the Israel Prize for lifetime achievement. http://t.co/dbYOGHJVxi
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http://t.co/TSe2DTJG3x Multimedia resource. Recipes, recorded anecdotes to play at seder & appropriate playlists. http://t.co/JEC7mDg2BF
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Check out Ari Blau's parody of Taylor Swift's "Blank Space" song. http://t.co/XceinVNSow
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Struggles of displaced Jewish families who fled eastern Ukraine. Tolkachov family saw Flight 17 fall from the sky. http://t.co/fOm8ypcTJC
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Streits Matzos factory. LowerEastSide. Last family-owned matzah company in US. Closing 90yr old factory after Pesach. http://t.co/4hfpZeva4R
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2014 was the second year in a row in which Pennsylvania witnessed a growth in anti-Semitic occurrences. http://t.co/RIznsa8nYG
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The Maccabeats are back with an awesome cover of Dayenu. http://t.co/s4JAk4U3i1
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To counter anti-Muslim ads on SEPTA, Mayor Nutter is speaking out. New billboards promoting interfaith understanding. http://t.co/lTzeH74HLQ
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Civil Discourse. Read both pieces & reserve your seat for April 8. http://t.co/Oa9ZuYefWj http://t.co/2I0DQz9Atf http://t.co/vqpZSAmedl
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Cost of beef has skyrocketed. As has price of the Jewish deli sandwich. $7 or $8 treats are now a $9-12 investment. http://t.co/bVzu0tUfA3
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Hillary Clinton said the relationship between the United States & Israel should return to a “constructive footing.” http://t.co/v0J7XlfFgb
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Six13 - Uptown Passover. http://t.co/dmWSWdcRfQ
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Israel shed its socialist character. Emerged as one of the developed world’s most economically unequal countries. http://t.co/V681JnlTD8
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