Saturday, January 31, 2015 Shevat 11, 5775
Top Stories
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.
Hillel Kuttler, JTA
Rabbi ethicists offer some insights into the national controversy over the Patriots’ victory that sent them to the Super Bowl.
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.
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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Read this week's Jewish Exponent on any digital device.
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Can Jewish texts and teachings ever lead us to a position different from those we already hold?
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Celebrated New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has a couple of Jewish connections.
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The Meal Thing, Lacrosse Hopefuls, Tu B’Shevat -
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A mom wonders if she has to forfeit her precious off time while her kids nap, when she's hosting weekend guests.
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Kirill Gerstain has become one most sought-after classical pianists in the world. This weekend he will be in Philly!
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Ari Wilen, a recent Lower Merion High graduate, finds the football fields of Israel quite an education.
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Japanika, kosher restaurant that serves sushi, Chinese & American food, slated to open Jan. 29 on Bustleton Avenue
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Two Israeli soldiers were killed and seven wounded when a Hezbollah anti-tank missile struck an Israeli patrol.
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Event of the Day! Liat Segal. Israeli contemporary artist. High-tech installation commissioned especially for NMAJH.
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Down to 1500 Jews from 15000 in 1959, the younger members of the Cuban Jewish community continue to leave for Israel.
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2 Holocaust documentaries using film taken by troops as they liberated Nazi concentration camps, premieres tonight.
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Rabbi Skorka pleas to move ahead with the AMIA investigation in the wake of the suspicious death of its prosecutor.
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