Sunday, March 29, 2015 Nisan 9, 5775
If you get invited to someone's house for a meal or, say, a seder, and the host says not to bring anything, what should you bring?
Top Stories
Super PACs and electioneering nonprofits provide the very wealthy with disproportionate political power, argues a government affairs lobbyist who will be speaking at a local forum about money and politics.
John Samples
Ideology, partisanship and Congress constituency determine policymaking — not campaign contributions, argues a Cato Institute executive who who will be speaking at a local forum about money and politics.
The couple came to the United States from Russia in 1977 and then helped the wave of immigrants who came after the fall of the Soviet Union.
Eric Berger and Amishai Gottlieb
Area rabbis voice their thoughts on the controversies surrounding the recent Israeli election.

The Calendar

Sun. Mar 29
Israeli Film Festival of Greater Philadelphia
7:00 PM
Sun. Mar 29
Kol Tzedek West Philadelphia Synagogue
7:30 PM-9:00 PM
Mon. Mar 30
Jewish Learning Venture
1:30 PM-2:30 PM



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