Friday, January 30, 2015 Shevat 10, 5775
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At only 36, Kirill Gerstain has become one of the most sought-after classical pianists in the world, hopscotching from Germany to Manhattan, and this weekend, to Philadelphia to perform at the orchestra's annual festival highlighting Russian composers.
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Gabe Friedman, JTA
Celebrated New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has a couple of Jewish connections.
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Rabbi Richard Hirsh wonders if Jewish texts and teachings ever lead us to a position different from those we already hold, and Rabbi Jill Maderer responds, looking to Pirke Avot to help us find a way to broaden and challenge our thinking.
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Ron Kampeas, JTA
Even stalwart Washington allies quietly said that the Israeli prime minister would have done better to consult with them before accepting an invitation to address Congress.


The Calendar

Fri. Jan 30
Main Line Reform Temple
5:30 PM-6:30 PM
Fri. Jan 30
Old York Road Temple-Beth Am
7:30 PM
Sat. Jan 31
Trivia Night!
Tiferet Bet Israel
7:00 PM

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Can Jewish texts and teachings ever lead us to a position different from those we already hold? http://t.co/xANGrQTp9S
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Kirill Gerstain has become one most sought-after classical pianists in the world. This weekend he will be in Philly! http://t.co/jcQvdz18C6
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