Thursday, August 21, 2014 Av 25, 5774
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Herbert Weinberg, JE Feature
The Upcoming Maccabiah Games, the so-called Jewish Olympics, remind us that we Jews are more than artists and scientists; we are also fine athletes. Read on for a list of sporting achievements dating back to the beginning of the modern Olympic Games in Athens in 1896.
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Third-graders from a local day school got a rare opportunity to present their business ideas to a trio of high-profile venture capitalists.
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Jennie Shulkin’s grandparents purchased flights to watch her play tennis this summer at the Maccabiah Games in Israel before she even tried out for the U.S. team — and she considered herself a long shot.
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The April 15 Boston Mara­thon bombings have renewed long-running debates about wheth­er terrorism represents an outgrowth of mainstream Islam or a perversion of the faith.
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Andrea Cantor, JE Feature
Numerically speaking, the nearly 3,200 people who share stories, ideas and memories on a Facebook group dedicated to growing up Jewish in Northeast Philly dwarf the size of most congregations these days.
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