Wednesday, October 22, 2014 Tishri 28, 5775

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There were no marshmallows to roast, no mosquitoes to ward off and no heat emanating from the "fire." Still, a small group of young professionals suspended reality for a moment as they gathered around a miniature "campfire" on the second floor of the National Museum of American Jewish History to share memories of summers past. As children across the region...
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Following on the heels of a 2010 statute forcing Pennsylvania's pension funds to divest from companies doing business with Iran or Sudan, a Philadelphia lawmaker has introduced new legislation that would prohibit firms involved in Iran's energy sector from bidding for state contracts. Senate Bill 1543 was introduced June 5 by Senator Mike Stack (D-District 5) and co-sponsored by eight...
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Howard Krein, a physician at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, and Ashley Blazer Biden, daughter of Vice President Joe Biden, apparently had little trouble finding a rabbi to co-officiate at their church wedding in Wilmington, Del., over the weekend.
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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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