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The Marshall Portnoy Show

Marshall Portnoy talks to you! The phone lines are open! So much has happened in the last several weeks, and I am anxious to hear from you about Pittsburgh, Thousand Oaks, the election, whatever is on your mind. The Massacre was significant to me not only as a domestic act of anti-Semitic violence, but for what…
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The Marshall Portnoy Show

It's one of the most entertaining and delightful books I’ve read in years. Imagine growing up in the Philadelphia suburbs in the 50’s, and your father — founder of the Philadelphia 76ers — telling you that Wilt Chamberlain was going to take over your bed and bedroom for the duration of the basketball season! Well,…
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Marshall Portnoy reflects on the week, and his show

I cannot launch into a description of this Tuesday’s show without first commenting on the events of yesterday. The hearts of all of us in Philadelphia go out to the people of our sister city on the other side of the Commonwealth. However, simply to leave it at a prayer for healing - - both…

The Marshall Portnoy Show

Steve Feldman of the Philadelphia branch of the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) talks about the objectives of the century-plus organization, and a special event taking place on Wednesday evening, October 17. Speaking of special events, Jill Steinberg tells us about a world-famous athlete who will be at the November LEAD Event of Like Like…
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The Marshall Portnoy Show

GMAR CHATIMAH TOVAH!! And, by the way, if you did not understand that phrase or the Hebrew grammar behind it, you’ll want to tune in this Tuesday, just a few hours before Kol Nidre is chanted in synagogues throughout the country! To explore the holiday and the cantorial tradition, we are joined by Cantor Faryn…
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