Saturday, July 30, 2016 Tammuz 24, 5776
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Liz Spikol | JE Staff
The garment industry — also known as the rag trade, or the schmatte trade — fed much of the commercial activity. There were dozens of sweatshops, fabric stores and tailors, and the pushcart vendors who couldn’t afford a brick-and-mortar shop sold remnants by the side of the road.
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By:
Jon Marks | JE Staff
After all, when you spend more than a year of agony and frustration trying to conceive a child and almost reach the point where you’re ready to accept it just won’t happen — and then it does — there’s no such thing as a bad day.
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By:
Rachel Kurland | JE Staff
The Ronald O. Perelman Center for Jewish Life at the Lubavitch House at the University of Pennsylvania celebrated the newly renovated building on June 16 with food, drinks and speeches from students, rabbis and co-chairs.
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By:
Jon Marks | JE Staff
Just how desperate was Steve Schwartz to make the Norristown Jewish Community Center reunion at Tiferet Bet Israel in Blue Bell a success? He was willing to join Facebook to help spread the word.
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By:
Liz Spikol | JE Staff
With all the stories about poverty, corruption, terrorism and danger, is it any wonder cute cat videos predominate online? It’s a reprieve from all the other content that suggests we live in a deeply flawed world — one that just continues to get worse.
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