Saturday, October 25, 2014 Heshvan 1, 5775

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Jared Shelly, JE Feature
When 32-year-old Deena Kastor lined up among the sea of runners outside of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, she felt that her body was in record-breaking condition. "It was my plan going into the race," said the runner, whose race time of one hour, seven minutes and 53 seconds in the Jefferson Hospital Philadelphia Distance Run set a new American...
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Investing
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Fred D. Snitzer, JE Feature
The looming retirement of Alan Greenspan, set for January, has spawned lots of chatter among the professional Fed watchers as to who will be Greenspan's replacement, and whether this unlucky soul will have the intellectual heft and uncanny instincts to match those of the maestro. All of this fretful speculation, though understandable given Greenspan's reputation as a miracle worker, can...
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While mainstream medicine can be an effective option for America's 45 million headache sufferers, an increasing number of these individuals are exploring alternative therapy options. According to a recent online survey conducted by the National Headache Foundation ( www.headaches.org ), 58 percent of headache sufferers have tried an alternative therapy. Fifty-five percent of survey respondents began using alternative therapies because...
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Rental properties are easy to come by - whether in the Caribbean or in Italy
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Gloria Hayes Kremer, JE Feature
Your own private villa is a vacationer's dream come true. For families, couples, singles, multigenerational reunions, retirees, business executives - there is a diversity of luxurious rental villas all over the world - from a beachfront estate on a pristine shore, a lodge overlooking snow-capped mountains, an Italian retreat with vineyard views, even a house on your own island. The...
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Thanks to a new curriculum at Congregation Beth Israel of Media, Hebrew-school students there may have an easier time making their way through the streets of Jerusalem or ordering falafel in Tel Aviv. Starting this school year, the daled through zayin students - fourth- to seventh-graders - at the Reconstructionist synagogue will be taught conversational Hebrew, in addition to the...
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