Friday, September 19, 2014 Elul 24, 5774

A brand-new, amenity-rich Main Line condominium project boasts a flush year, with room to grow
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Greg Salisbury, JE Feature
J. Brian O'Neill has some packing tips for anyone planning to buy one of the one-, two- or three-bedroom units at Corinthian, the Main Line's first condominium project to be built in 20 years (thanks in no small part to recent changes in Lower Merion Township's zoning laws, which eased restrictions on developing multifamily construction): "All you need are clothes...
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Zara Myers, JE Feature
There was a defining moment for Rosalie Goldberg in a "very emotional caucus" at the end of a 1984 mission to Israel sponsored by the Bux-Mont Women's Division of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia. "I decided then and there that if our family wasn't going to move to Israel - a place that I had just fallen in love...
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Needlework group makes charity a point
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Ruth Heiges, JE Feature
Suppose you want a new tzedakah box. Do you head for the nearest synagogue gift shop, contact the Jewish National Fund and have them send you a new blue pushka, or get a kit and needlepoint one? Arlene Spector thinks we’re spoiled for choice in the Greater Philadelphia area. And although she recognizes that “Option C” strikes most people as...
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For the first time in years, Philip Goldsmith is taking it easy. The 60-year-old, who on April 1 (no fooling!) stepped down after 26 months as the city's managing director, and was dubbed "Mr. Fixit" in a Philadelphia Inquirer editorial, is spending time trying to shed "20 pounds of stress" and catching up on missed time with his three grandchildren...
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By:
Zara Myers, JE Feature
When he attended the Elton John concert here in Philadelphia on July 4, Dan Bacine said he "was very moved" by the entertainer's statement about continuing his campaign against AIDS until the disease was eradicated, whether it was during his lifetime or accomplished by his foundation, which would continue his work after he was gone. "Most people don't have the...
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