Tuesday, October 21, 2014 Tishri 27, 5775
I am forever grateful for the opportunities afforded me through my affiliation with Orleans Technical Institute. As a single parent in 1974, although I had my college degree, I had been out of the workforce for 10 years, and turned to JEVS for career counseling. Financial pressures were great, and I enrolled in the JEVS School of Business, the predecessor...
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James McDonald, JE Feature
Growing up in a family that celebrated Christmas and Chanukah was both exciting and disheartening. On the one hand, I got double the presents. On the other, I had to see that my mother's heritage was not celebrated as fully as my father's. At a young age, this made me angry and a little bit scared. I wondered why I...
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The one thing that is constant about life on an aircraft carrier is the noise. The constant roar of jet aircraft engines on the deck is complemented by other sounds heard throughout the ship and below deck: the explosive booms coming from the catapults launching planes and the reverberations of the restraining wires on the steel deck that enables others...
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Seniors take to the ever-busy Abramson Center for Jewish Life in Horsham
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Lynn B. Edelman, JE Feature
When Helene Seitchik entered the lobby of the Madlyn and Leonard Abramson Center for Jewish Life in October 2001, she thought that she had "arrived in heaven." She felt immediately at home in the "bright and airy" environment of the Horsham residence for Jewish older adults. In fact, Seitchik was one of the very first people to call the center...
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Jeffrey A. Barrack and Neil A. Cooper, JE Feature
Imagine for a moment witnessing the horrors of Holocaust, surviving and living decades with their terrifying memories, and then, in the first decade of the 21st century, hearing the head of a foreign country deny that the Holocaust ever occurred. Imagine the feelings that such a survivor might experience upon learning that the very same leader was invited to speak...
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