Thursday, January 29, 2015 Shevat 9, 5775
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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.
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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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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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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.


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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

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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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