Thursday, August 28, 2014 Elul 2, 5774
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Roy Freundlich, JE Feature
With news of the widespread devastation of Hurricane Katrina, a tremendous outpouring of care and goodwill has come from the Greater Philadelphia Jewish community. In this difficult time of national crisis and the mounting human toll in the Gulf Coast region, Jewish values and the sense of responsibility to care for others resulted in an immediate response to provide aid...
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Jane Horwitz sat attentively Tuesday afternoon in the University of Pennsylvania lecture hall - her legs were crossed, one hand clutched a cell phone, and her mouth nervously bit the fingernails on the other - and listened to how the school year would unfold for her teenage daughter Libby, who until Hurricane Katrina ravaged the city of New Orleans was...
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And does it get easier or harder with each passing year?
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Sunday, Sept. 11, marks the fourth anniversary of the deadliest attack on American soil, a day that claimed nearly 3,000 lives, changed a cityscape forever, and set in motion a series of events - including the U.S.-led invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq - that still grip the nation. It also happens to be the first Sunday after Labor Day, and...
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Jared Shelly, JE Feature
Even though the United States is facing record gas prices, uncertainty about the overblown housing market and devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina, the economy is on course to experience steady growth, according to Anthony M. Santomero, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. "It is my view that, at the end of the day, these developments may slow the...
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Dave Gordon, JE Feature
Some credit cards offer you air miles. Others offer discounts on a car purchase. Now, an Israeli bank has come up with an entirely new market strategy: a card that might help shoppers score some points in the world to come. The secret formula? The new card, from major financial institution Bank Leumi, won't work its magic on Shabbat. And...
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