Saturday, January 31, 2015 Shevat 11, 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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Hillel Kuttler, JTA
Rabbi ethicists offer some insights into the national controversy over the Patriots’ victory that sent them to the Super Bowl.
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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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Toby Axelrod, JTA
Survivors and dignitaries came together to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.


The Calendar

Sat. Jan 31
Trivia Night!
Tiferet Bet Israel
7:00 PM
Sun. Feb 1
Old York Road Temple-Beth Am
9:30 AM
Sun. Feb 1
Germantown Jewish Centre
10:00 AM

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