Wednesday, October 1, 2014 Tishri 7, 5775
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To confirm or not to confirm? For some political groups, that is indeed the question as Judge John G. Roberts Jr., nominated by President George W. Bush to be the 17th Chief Justice of the United States, faces the test of his career on Capitol Hill. Such a reality was evident last week at a rally in front of Sen...
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Jane Horwitz sat attentively Tuesday afternoon in the University of Pennsylvania lecture hall - her legs were crossed, one hand clutched a cell phone, and her mouth nervously bit the fingernails on the other - and listened to how the school year would unfold for her teenage daughter Libby, who until Hurricane Katrina ravaged the city of New Orleans was...
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Shore diehards grieve over Miss America move
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Carin M. Smilk, JE Feature
Normally, Suzanne Cohen would be gearing up for the big night. Come Labor Day, she'd be enmeshed in all things glamorous, in all things related to the Miss America pageant. She would be reviewing her schedule, fine-tuning the 54 hours of time she'd offer over eight days as an official pageant hostess. She'd be meeting and greeting the representatives, ages...
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David Pine seemed barely able to stay awake, at times resting his eyes or laying his head on his parents' kitchen table while his mother kept urging him to wake up. But his utter exhaustion can be forgiven; it's been a whirlwind summer for the 12-year-old from Newtown. After all, his Council Rock-Newtown baseball squad just returned on Aug. 25...
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Zara Myers, JE Features
Though not too great a flame burns from the candles on a five-year cake, the birthday still remains significant in and of itself. The Jewish Relief Agency, a project of Lubavitch House, this month celebrates half a decade of providing food to low-income families in the local Jewish community. The group will mark the occasion through a large charity effort...
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