Wednesday, May 27, 2015 Sivan 9, 5775

A local lawyer - and basically healthy guy - suddenly finds his life upended by illness
They began so quietly, so subtly, that the symptoms might have gone unnoticed. Busy Philadelphia attorney Steven Waxman was 54 years old and a basically healthy guy when he began feeling more tired than usual in the afternoon, and noticed that one leg would drag a little. "Then I started to carry my right arm in an unusual way. It...
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Mickey Mouse: No Bucky Beaver, but then, watermelon toothpaste is quite a mouthful
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Frank Rosci, JE Feature
As a kid in grade school in the late 1950s, I remember a TV spot for Ipana Toothpaste in which an animated character named Bucky Beaver sang, "Brusha, brusha, brusha with the new Ipana." The ad was directed toward kids to get them to brush their teeth every day. With the cute, friendly Bucky and his large, gleamingly-white beaver front...
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Lancaster County is lush with old-fashioned lifestyles - See more at: http://je.pliner.com/article/3050/Dutch_Treats/#sthash.aiycyVap.dpuf
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Gloria Hayes Kremer, JE Feature
Did you know that Pennsylvania Dutch Country is known as "The Garden Spot of America"? So it's only natural that this picturesque and productive area has created a series of "Culinary Tours," part of FlavorFest, a celebration of food so big that it lasts all year. You may choose to take one of the Signature Culinary Tours which run from...
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A pair of 17-year-olds, one from Media, the other from Chestnut Hill, were among 50 winners nationwide of a Holocaust essay contest sponsored by talk show host Oprah Winfrey. The competition, which drew approximately 50,000 entrants, asked students to reflect on Elie Wiesel's seminal Holocaust memoir Night . Strath Haven High School junior Phillip deGrouchy, who was raised in the...
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Rabbi Sandra Berliner sums up the work she does for the elderly rather simply: "If you can't get to a shul, I'll bring the shul to you." As an employee of Jewish Family and Children's Service, the Melrose Park resident works as a chaplain at the five Federation Housing complexes located throughout Philadelphia. "Being there, I help emotionally, spiritually, and...
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