Monday, March 30, 2015 Nisan 10, 5775
Rabbi Tamara Cohen and Rabbi Rachel Kobrin explore the central Passover concept of freedom and its relationship to the fundamental issues that plague our society.
Top Stories
Pastrami sandwich makers at Herschel's
Although the cost of beef has skyrocketed in the past couple of years, at least one local deli owner sees relief on the horizon.
Mayor Michael Nutter is set to hold news conference with religious leaders.
A new Anti-Defamation League audit showed an increase of anti-Semitic occurrences both locally and nationally in 2014.
The likely 2016 presidential contender said the U.S.-Israel relationship should "return to constructive footing."

The Calendar

Tue. Mar 31
National Museum of American Jewish History
6:00 PM-8:00 PM
Tue. Mar 31
seder plate
7:00 PM-9:30 PM



If you get invited to someone's house for a seder, and the host says not to bring anything, what should you bring?
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2014 was the second year in a row in which Pennsylvania witnessed a growth in anti-Semitic occurrences.
3 hours 18 min ago
The Maccabeats are back with an awesome cover of Dayenu.
4 hours 18 min ago
To counter anti-Muslim ads on SEPTA, Mayor Nutter is speaking out. New billboards promoting interfaith understanding.
5 hours 18 min ago
Civil Discourse. Read both pieces & reserve your seat for April 8.
6 hours 18 min ago
Cost of beef has skyrocketed. As has price of the Jewish deli sandwich. $7 or $8 treats are now a $9-12 investment.
7 hours 18 min ago
Hillary Clinton said the relationship between the United States & Israel should return to a “constructive footing.”
8 hours 18 min 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.
10 hours 18 min ago
Five of this year’s most compelling new Haggadahs.
11 hours 36 min ago
Frieda Lefeber recently celebrated both her 100th birthday and her first gallery show — in a span of five days.
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U.S.-Israel relationship's recent crisis a mere speed bump or a sign of a deeper shift in ties between the countries?
1 day 13 hours ago
J Street’s student activists have found themselves on the front lines of a heated campus debate.
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Family of Israeli feared killed in crash of Germanwings flight accused airline of failing to monitor its staff.
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Legislation in Spain that would naturalize Sephardic Jews was approved by the country’s lower parliament.
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To his detractors, Bibi is arrogant & racist. To his defenders, he is astute & singularly devoted to Israels security
3 days 6 hours ago
Workers at the Western Wall removed the notes placed in the cracks by worshippers in advance of Passover.
3 days 7 hours ago
You can read the entire Jewish Exponent right now!
3 days 8 hours ago
Former US Rep Joe Sestaks 2nd bid to become PAs junior senator in DC. Both support & opposition in Jewish community.
3 days 9 hours ago
Russian Jewish couple. Members of Orthodox synagogue in NE Phila. Found dead in an apparent murder-suicide.
3 days 12 hours ago
Area rabbis voice their thoughts on the controversies surrounding the recent Israeli election.
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Students say Swarthmore Hillel had become a political organization rather than a place for Jewish programming.
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Lena Dunham Equated Jews to Dogs & That’s Not OK.
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On this #TBT we reminisce about Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's high school days in Cheltenham.
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Election Fallout, Passover Prepping, Senate Race Revisited -
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