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Baby Oneself?

Nina Zucker has no children. Mostly that's OK. "But the major issue I have is that every Rosh Hashanah, rabbis focus on the Torah...
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Unwinding a Stem Cell Breakthrough

Researchers at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia have generated a new type of human stem cell that can develop into numerous types of specialized...
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Barrack Academy Gets a New Head

When Steven M. Brown stepped down almost a year ago as head of school at the Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy, faculty member Sharon...
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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...