Monday, December 29, 2014 Tevet 7, 5775

Deborah Hirsch

Director of Digital Media
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One of the community's best-known day school philanthropists plans to open an upscale glatt kosher restaurant and catering company in Merion this summer with two star-studded chefs as his creative consultants. "I never wanted to be in the restaurant business," confessed David Magerman, a computer programmer from Gladwyne who formed the Kohelet Foundation, which has funneled about $15 million over...
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Beyond Citron and Rose, a minor kosher renaissance seems to be brewing around the region. The owners of Max & David's have purchased and kashered a former Mexican food truck that could soon be vending smoked brisket sandwiches, wraps, salads, pareve desserts and dairy-free gelato. Most likely, it'll be located somewhere between the University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University starting...
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Absorbing the word "CEO" into her job description -- and all the responsibility that comes with it -- doesn't faze Ivy Barsky, director and chief operating officer at the National Museum of American Jewish History. She doesn't have time to ponder the change, between coordinating programs, an inaugural traveling exhibition, a survey of the impact of the core collection and...
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It was after a family Passover seder nine years ago when the potential magnitude of the event struck author Jonathan Safran Foer.
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Of all the subjects Scott Aaronson studied at Ab­rams Hebrew Academy in Yardley, he considered Hebrew “the biggest waste of time imaginable.”
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Profile

Deborah has been working at the Exponent since fall 2010, starting out as a staff writer before working on the development of the Exponent's new website and becoming the director of digital media.

Prior to the Exponent, Deborah worked at daily newspapers including the Charlotte Observer in North Carolina and the Courier-Post in South Jersey. She took a six-month break in the middle of those jobs to move to Mexico for a Rotary International Cultural Ambassador fellowship.

She earned her bachelors and masters degrees from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. 

Outside of journalism, Deborah keeps more than busy as a dance and fitness instructor. Philadelphia Magazine recently honored her as one of 16 local "Health Heroes" and ranked her business, Philly Dance Fitness, in its "Best of Philly" awards. 

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