Monday, September 22, 2014 Elul 27, 5774
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A measure of calm has returned to the 7800 block of Bustleton Avenue; employees of the Golden Slipper Health and Rehab Center, a Jewish nursing home in Northeast Philadelphia, laid down their picket signs and agreed to go back to work. The six-day strike ended on July 6, when, late in the afternoon, negotiators for District 1199C of the National...
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Demanding better health benefits and higher salaries, employees of the Golden Slipper Health and Rehab Center, a Jewish nursing home in Northeast Philadelphia, took to the picket line at the stroke of midnight on the first day of July, the date that marked the expiration of their five-year contract. Part of the National Union of Hospital and Health-Care Employees, the...
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Jared Shelly, JE Feature
The decadent gourmet cheesecake topped with fresh blueberries and raspberries Barbara Shotz heartily enjoyed may have been a far cry from the prepackaged meals that she and other volunteers from the JCC Klein Branch deliver to needy seniors. But while the dessert and lavish June 23 party at the Inn at Penn entertained Shotz, she appreciated even more the event's...
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With no drug coverage as part of her Medicare insurance, Harriet Kay was happy to learn that she could save money by purchasing her and her husband's medications from pharmacies abroad. She was even happier to find that some of these pharmacies were based in Israel. "If I'm getting the drugs, I might as well support Israel" at the same...
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