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Shooting for a Hockey Revival

When ice hockey debuted at the 1997 Maccabiah Games, few, if any, people anticipated that the sport would say hello and goodbye at the...
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Keeping it Kosher at the Linc

When Steve Katz wanted to set up kosher concession stands a few years ago, he approached the Eagles, Phillies, 76ers and Flyers. The only...
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Social Action Initiatives Preserve Bonds Between Seniors, Furry Friends

  Never underestimate the power of a pet to bring friendship and unconditional love to its owner. Numerous studies have documented the positive impact of...
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You Little Dumplings

WHAT'S COOKING? Last fall, my husband and I visited China, spending four days traveling down the Yangtze River aboard a ship. Besides the breathtaking scenery...

Study: Bowel Disease’s Impact on Schoolkids

Children with inflammatory bowel disease may have difficulty functioning in school, particularly because their tendency to internalize problems can affect attendance, according to findings...
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Thighs Matter

Though fashion has periodically glorified the slender, delicate leg and adorned it with sky-high stiletto shoes and skinny jeans for women, the findings of...
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Day School Collective Offers Grants

Families have a new incentive to consider Jewish day school with a sweeping grant initiative that will provide tuition assistance for any of nine...
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Scholars Hit the Road

Travel as ennobling -- an educational pursuit that broadens knowledge and sharpens perceptions -- is a 20th century concept, according to German-born scholar Martin...
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Braced for Budget Cuts

Jewish groups are bracing for the impact that Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett's proposed $27.1 billion budget could have on poor and elderly constituents. The budget...
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He’s Got Game

Can multimillionaire business mogul and Abington native Adam Aron become the Sixers net prophet? It's looking good -- as Philly's once-failed and feeble pro basketball...