Wednesday, April 1, 2015 Nisan 12, 5775
Gabriel Friedman, JTA
A former restaurateur and architectural visionary looks to bring more young people to the Passover table.
Top Stories
Mayor Michael Nutter called a news conference to counter anti-Muslim advertisements on SEPTA buses.
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.
Gabe Friedman, JTA
Will Jon Stewart’s successor, who is South African, compare Israeli policies to apartheid?
Ben Sales, JTA
After fleeing embattled eastern Ukraine, displaced Jews find it hard to find work.

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
Old York Road Temple-Beth Am
10:00 AM



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8 hours 32 min ago
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10 hours 32 min ago
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12 hours 32 min ago
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1 day 6 hours ago
2014 was the second year in a row in which Pennsylvania witnessed a growth in anti-Semitic occurrences.
1 day 7 hours ago
The Maccabeats are back with an awesome cover of Dayenu.
1 day 8 hours ago
To counter anti-Muslim ads on SEPTA, Mayor Nutter is speaking out. New billboards promoting interfaith understanding.
1 day 9 hours ago
Civil Discourse. Read both pieces & reserve your seat for April 8.
1 day 10 hours ago
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1 day 11 hours ago
Hillary Clinton said the relationship between the United States & Israel should return to a “constructive footing.”
1 day 12 hours ago
Six13 - Uptown Passover.
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Israel shed its socialist character. Emerged as one of the developed world’s most economically unequal countries.
1 day 14 hours ago
Five of this year’s most compelling new Haggadahs.
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1 day 16 hours ago
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2 days 17 hours ago
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3 days 7 hours ago
Family of Israeli feared killed in crash of Germanwings flight accused airline of failing to monitor its staff.
4 days 8 hours ago
Legislation in Spain that would naturalize Sephardic Jews was approved by the country’s lower parliament.
4 days 9 hours ago
To his detractors, Bibi is arrogant & racist. To his defenders, he is astute & singularly devoted to Israels security
4 days 10 hours ago
Workers at the Western Wall removed the notes placed in the cracks by worshippers in advance of Passover.
4 days 11 hours ago
You can read the entire Jewish Exponent right now!
4 days 12 hours ago