Wednesday, March 4, 2015 AdarI 13, 5775
Where does the holiday of Purim come from? Why do Jews dress up on the festive holiday? Here's a quick guide to the holiday of Purim.
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A parent asks for help giving her young children an age-appropriate version of the Purim story without sanitizing it beyond recognition.
As news spread that the Eagles' star running back had been traded, head coach Chip Kelly spoke at an event hosted by the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill.
Ron Kampeas, JTA
Netanyahu’s controversial speech to Congress highlighted partisan divisions, and the Iran rift between Obama and Netanyahu.
The new cafe located in Philadelphia's Old City focuses on local, seasonal ingredients.

The Calendar

Wed. Mar 4
Congregation Beth El of Bucks County
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Congregation Beth El of Bucks County
Wed. Mar 4
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Society Hill Synagogue
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Wed. Mar 4
Temple Beth Hillel-Beth El
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Chip Kelly was speaking at an awards event hosted by @KatzJCC as rumors surfaced of a trade involving LeSean McCoy.
2 hours 28 min ago
Netanyahu’s speech, in the end, was about reminding Americans that the enemy of your enemy may still be your enemy.
3 hours 56 min ago
Purim starts tonight!! Why do we celebrate it again?
6 hours 11 min ago
26 year old Sarah Levine is the owner of the newly opened Old City restaurant - Luna Cafe.
17 hours 45 min ago
Set DVR. Record this tonight.10pm. The Jewish Journey: America explores centuries of Jews starting new lives in USA.
19 hours 15 min ago
Short days, cold weather of winter cause people to eat more, workout less & compensate double to look good for summer
21 hours 15 min ago
Key word in Yair Lapid’s vocabulary might be but. Yesh Atid party is not right-wing, but it isn’t left-wing either.
23 hours 15 min ago
Did Benjamin Netanyahu's Philly days make him who he is today? The @washingtonpost thinks so.
1 day 14 min ago
In his address to Congress Bibi argued that the proposed nuclear deal with Iran will lead to war in the Middle East.
1 day 1 hour ago
Sen. Al Franken became the sixth Jewish lawmaker to say he will not attend Netanyahu’s speech to Congress.
1 day 2 hours ago
Forbes released 29th annual list of every billionaire on earth. As in previous years, Jews feature prominently on it.
1 day 3 hours ago
Steven Rosenberg, chief marketing officer of @JFedinPhilly is now also interim general manager of @jewishexponent.
1 day 3 hours ago
American pop star Katy Perry visited the site of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Nazi death camp.
1 day 18 hours ago
Strong criticism of Israel was part of the mix at a musical performance by an Israeli-Palestinian band @TempleUniv.
1 day 21 hours ago
Controversy over Bibi's speech to Congress was early focus of the largest-ever gathering of AIPAC activists this week
1 day 23 hours ago
After early growing pains, David Blatt has the LeBron James-led Cavs poised for a deep playoff run in his NBA debut.
2 days 40 min ago
State Lt. Gov. Mike Stack held his first meeting with Israeli officials. #Israel #Philly #Jewish
2 days 2 hours ago
Netanyahu Heads to U.S. to address the U.S. Congress and speak at the annual AIPAC conference. #Israel
2 days 2 hours ago
The Jewish Journey: America, which looks at 350 years of Jewish immigration to the USA, debuts on WHYY-TV12 this week
2 days 22 hours ago
Leonard Nimoy, born to Yiddish-speaking, Orthodox, Jewish immigrant parents died Friday morning at his home in LA.
4 days 22 hours ago
BREAKING: Leonard Nimoy who played "Spock" on "Star Trek" has died:
5 days 1 hour ago
Closing of 6 Gratz JCHS branches raises anew the question of how to Jewishly engage post-Bar and Bat Mitzvah teens.
5 days 5 hours ago
Exponent was featured in the Philadelphia Business Journal today! They reported on the Exponent's new publisher!
5 days 19 hours ago
Eruvin, Gratz Scaling Back, Gun Control -
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