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Digital Families Gather for First-Ever Tech Confab

Twelve-year-old Jacob Resnick sat in a stately armchair in the lobby of the Sheraton Society Hill, contemplating the animation he just created on his...
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Climbing Kilimanjaro and Helping Kenyans

Though never much of a hiker, Avi Lazar will be traveling to Tanzania on Aug. 26 where he'll attempt to climb the more than...
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Local Pair Pedals Concern for ALS

More than 13,000 miles. Twenty countries. One tandem bike.This is how Wynnewood couple Len and Susan Lodish have spent their vacations over the last...

Flash! Change of Line About Night Sweats

The hot flashes and night sweats that most women experience early in menopause are not linked to increased levels of cardiovascular disease risk markers...
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Reflecting on Central High

Sheldon Pavel puffed on his pipe as he sat in his air-conditioned office, wearing shorts, sneakers and a burgundy Central High School T-shirt. With...
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Starting-Up Leaders

From an educational standpoint, Sara Landman's first start-up could be deemed a success. Over the past academic year, 10 families participated in the free...

Funders Team Up To Boost Day Schools

The Narberth-based Kohelet Foundation is teaming up with the national AVI CHAI Foundation to provide up to $3 million in matching funds in an...
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Slam Dunk of a Decision

Philadelphia lawyer or San Antonio warrior?In the jump ball that is life and careers, Glenn Fine of Melrose Park saw it as no contest...
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Will Healthy Debate Continue?

Audrey Ross breathed a huge sigh of relief when she heard that the U.S. Supreme Court had upheld President Barack Obama's health care law...
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Two-Sided Budget

For Philadelphia's organized Jewish community, this might well be a tale of two state budgets.The first represents the best of times: Pennsylvania's $27.66 billion...