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What it means to be Jewish in Philadelphia
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Did you read this fascinating Exponent story written by our Editor Lisa Hostein, about a renowned feminist icon and the Rabbi who inspired her at the Democratic convention in Chicago in 1968?

www.jewishexponent.com/gloria-steinem-to-reunite-with-rabbi-who-inspired-her

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Part of Cathy Fiebach’s formula for success at her new, independent bookstore in Bryn Mawr is making the business a neighborhood community hub. Main Point Books will host two well-regarded authors during this year’s Jewish Book Month.

www.jewishexponent.com/getting-right-to-the-point-about-jewish-books

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In April, 30 local children, actors in the theatrical version of I Never Saw Another Butterfly, will travel to Prague in the Czech Republic to perform together with the Prague Youth Theater.

www.jewishexponent.com/butterfly-actors-travel-to-the-czech-republic

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An Orthodox Jew from Northeast Philly is getting media attention for winning a rather mundane political office as a member of the Whig Party. 

www.jewishexponent.com/orthodox-jew-wins-philadelphia-election-as-member-of-whig-party

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A group of "Spice Girls" from Netivot, Israel, spent a week in Philadelphia demonstrating the cooking venture that brought them together as friends, catering partners and co-contributors to a cross-cultural cookbook. 

www.jewishexponent.com/bringing-the-spice-of-netivot-to-philly

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American foreign policy in the Middle East has now entered Bizarro World — a place made famous by Jerry Seinfeld, describing a parallel universe where “up is down, down is up,” and where the opposite of what one expects occurs.

www.jewishexponent.com/america-s-middle-east-policy-it-s-the-bizarro-doctrine

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Mother Words blog post - I was never a fan of overnight camp and my 4th grade son swore he didn't want to go, either. But he seems to be changing his tune after a Hebrew school weekend retreat at Camp Harlam.

www.jewishexponent.com/blog/test-driving-overnight-camp

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An octogenarian couple -- both Jewish Holocaust survivors -- killed themselves in Toronto in an apparent suicide pact.

www.jewishexponent.com/elderly-holocaust-survivor-couple-die-in-suicide-pact

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Miriam deal with presents in her latest blog post. You've told family and friends that you're really not into gift-giving so that no one feels obligated to get you anything, but they send gifts anyway. 

www.jewishexponent.com/blog/passing-on-presents

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Visitors from the Tennessee town where students built a now famous Holocaust memorial got a taste of Jewish life on the East Coast. 

www.jewishexponent.com/paper-clips-students-fasten-ties-between-whitwell-and-philly
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