Sunday, August 31, 2014 Elul 5, 5774

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Fredda Sacharow, Jewish Exponent Feature
The headlines are stark, even dire: "Recent college graduates face educational second thoughts," reports The Philadelphia Inquirer . "Prospects dim for new grads seeking jobs," echoes the Asbury Park Press . And from The Wall Street Journal , this blunt piece of unwelcome advice: "College Graduates, Expect a Lengthy Job Hunt." Marina Gonzalez (left) of Elkins Park earned a degree...
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Even though the Holocaust ended nearly 70 years ago, Jamie Etkind's parents still avoid buying German cars.
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Sensing an opportunity to make school vouchers a reality in Pennsylvania -- and a potentially big jump in government funds for day school parents struggling with high tuition costs -- the Orthodox Union is investing unprecedented resources in the state.
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In its milestone 125th anniversary year, the Jewish Exponent received 15 state awards between the annual Society of Professional Journalists Keystone Pro Chapter's "Spotlight Contest" and the Pennsylvania Newspaper Association's Keystone Awards. "Best of all, each and every reporter and editor on staff garnered at least one award, illustrating the team effort that goes into producing the Jewish Exponent," said...
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"The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life." The words sound as if they could have come from Pirke Avot, the nearly 2,000-year-old compilation of Jewish ethical teachings. In fact, they were spoken in the 20th century by Muhammad Ali, one of the greatest heavyweight boxers...
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