Wednesday, October 1, 2014 Tishri 7, 5775

Piece on Gays Not Worthy of the 'Jewish Exponent' I regularly read and enjoy your weekly newspaper. I usually find most of the articles to be beneficial and enlightening, reflecting the diversity of the Jewish community in Philadelphia and the surrounding area. It was with great disappointment, then, that I noted the April 9 cover story "Young, Gay, and Devoted...
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You have to wonder whether it's more than a coincidence that a U.N.-sponsored conference on racism -- widely expected to blame Israel for much of the world's ills -- is set to begin in Geneva on April 20, the anniversary of Adolf Hitler's birthday. Or that Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who has denied the Holocaust and called for the elimination...
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By:
Joshua Davidson
When my grandfather arrived at Ellis Island, Davidovich became Davidson on the spot, Chatche became Harry, and Grandpa became an American. Hearing that a city called Detroit needed workers so badly that they were paying $5 per day, he traveled to toil at the Ford factory. At night, he apprenticed for his plumber's license. That series of entrances added up...
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By:
Edwin Black
Adolf Hitler was completely responsible for the Holocaust. But Hitler had help. When Nazis waged war against an imaginary Jewish conspiracy, when they created ghastly extermination plans so that their master race would rule the world, when the German military smashed across Europe with lightning speed, when Josef Mengele undertook heinous medical experiments on twins in Auschwitz, and when the...
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No Sign of a Recession at This Passover Table I recently read Stefanie Makar Weiner's opinion piece in the March 26 Exponent, titled "Passover Posts First-Quarter Losses: In Search of the Brisket Bailout," and totally disagree with her assertion that the global recession has affected the quality of Passover or the seders in this area. In fact, our seders will...
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