Thursday, January 29, 2015 Shevat 9, 5775
Top Stories
A mom wonders if she has to forfeit her few precious hours of "off time" while her kids nap when she's hosting weekend guests who want to hang out all day.
Two Israeli soldiers were killed and seven wounded when a Hezbollah anti-tank missile struck an Israeli patrol.
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.
Japanika, a kosher restaurant that serves sushi, Chinese and American food, is slated to open in the coming days on Bustleton Avenue — the latest venture from the owners of

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Thu. Jan 29
National Museum of American Jewish History
6:00 PM-8:00 PM
Thu. Jan 29
Jewish Learning Venture
7:00 PM-9:00 PM




A mom wonders if she has to forfeit her precious off time while her kids nap, when she's hosting weekend guests.
2 hours 29 min ago
Kirill Gerstain has become one most sought-after classical pianists in the world. This weekend he will be in Philly!
7 hours 26 min ago
Ari Wilen, a recent Lower Merion High graduate, finds the football fields of Israel quite an education.
20 hours 25 min ago
Japanika, kosher restaurant that serves sushi, Chinese & American food, slated to open Jan. 29 on Bustleton Avenue
22 hours 25 min ago
Two Israeli soldiers were killed and seven wounded when a Hezbollah anti-tank missile struck an Israeli patrol.
1 day 25 min ago
Event of the Day! Liat Segal. Israeli contemporary artist. High-tech installation commissioned especially for NMAJH.
1 day 2 hours ago
Down to 1500 Jews from 15000 in 1959, the younger members of the Cuban Jewish community continue to leave for Israel.
1 day 3 hours ago
First full week as acting secretary of PA Dept of Transportation. Leslie Richards already dealing with a snowstorm.
1 day 7 hours ago
EDITORIAL. Holocaust Remembrance Day should inspire commitment to honor memory of 6 million Jews exterminated.
2 days 1 hour ago
Michael Herskovitz is a survivor who makes a point to share his experiences with audiences throughout our area.
2 days 3 hours ago
Taking a snow day today? Dreaming of summer? Have we got the perfect blog for you to read!!!
2 days 5 hours ago
The JFCS Holocaust Survivors Support Program provides home care for about 160 survivors in the region.
3 days 1 hour ago
3 local women hope to join the Israel women's lacrosse team in the 2015 European Lacrosse Championships next summer.
3 days 4 hours ago
2 Holocaust documentaries using film taken by troops as they liberated Nazi concentration camps, premieres tonight.
3 days 6 hours ago
Rabbi Skorka pleas to move ahead with the AMIA investigation in the wake of the suspicious death of its prosecutor.
4 days 3 hours ago
Rabbis have been slow to understand that synagogues are no longer the defining institution for American Jews.
6 days 27 min ago
You can read the entire Jewish Exponent from this week by clicking here:
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Five years in the making, ‘The Return’ takes a new look at Polish Jewish revival:
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Put Jewish preschools on the radar screen of young families with an eye toward bringing them into the communal fold:
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Holocaust Remembrance, MLK Images, Author Awards -
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Robert Menendez blasts the Obama administration regarding Tehran:
1 week 1 hour ago
Penn Students Work to Ease the Campus Conflict - Jewish Exponent |
1 week 5 hours ago
Several authors recently recognized by the National Jewish Book Awards share connections to the Philly area:
1 week 19 hours ago
Just how do you actually choose a camp for your child? There are four factors to consider:
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Want some good strategies for keeping track of things? Check out our advice columnist's newest post!
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