Friday, September 19, 2014 Elul 24, 5774
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Matthew Kitzen-Abelson, JE feature
A classical piece written in 2011 for trombone, shofar and orchestra, Tekeeyah brings audiences "to tears."
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Israeli officials are cautioning the United States against accommodating Iran during the current effort to degrade ISIS.
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About a dozen Jews from the Philadelphia area joined hundreds of people who traveled to Harrisburg on Tuesday to try and prompt action on gun-control legislation.
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Fred Hersch's jazz trio is gearing up for the Philly-hosted OutBeat Jazz festival, the first event of its kind to focus solely on gay performers.
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Thanks to at least five local restaurants, you can treat yourself to a fabulous holiday dinner with little or no work on your part.


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Fred Hersch, prominent gay jazz musician. Happy to be taking part in the OutBeat Jazz festival. http://t.co/6AF0Zg9MVe
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The Rosh Hashanah edition of the Exponent. http://t.co/JCXtFjwuco http://t.co/TQi2XxGcl0
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Philadelphia Jews and gun-control legislation. http://t.co/mFj2t8aCvc
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Documentary about son of a Hamas founder explores espionage, terrorism & personal cost inflicted on those involved. http://t.co/Q4aLq7R1op
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After 60 years of allowing secular Jews to maintain their Jewish identity the Sholom Aleichem Club will soon disband. http://t.co/ZYVKcDlhcw
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A former Exponent editor remembers interviewing the Jewish author of Where the Wild Things Are. #TBT http://t.co/i92hz0Ao9C
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Lynne Abraham, who served Philly's DA for 20 years beginning in 1991, will be announcing her run for mayor. http://t.co/28x9QIu2I1
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