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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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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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http://t.co/TSe2DTJG3x Multimedia resource. Recipes, recorded anecdotes to play at seder & appropriate playlists. http://t.co/JEC7mDg2BF
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