Sunday, September 14, 2014 Elul 19, 5774

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Stepping over an aged dog to enter a modest living room on a quiet street in East Mount Airy - cooled by an afternoon breeze and decorated with pictures of her children, both biological and adopted - it's hard to imagine that the woman sitting inside spends much of her time inside prison walls. But in between sips of powdered...
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It causes no consternation for Betsy Sheerr that in the tsunami-ravaged region of the world most victims are Muslims, and that some of the countries don't even recognize the State of Israel. Instead, she explains, the idea of tikkun olam - or the healing of the world - refers to the entire world, not just to the Jewish one. To...
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The Jewish Exponent was honored as the best-looking Jewish newspaper in the country in the year 2004 by the American Jewish Press Association at its annual meeting, this year held in Boston. First-place honors were earned by the Exponent staff as part of the AJPA's annual Simon Rockower Awards. The award for overall graphic design - which takes into account...
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Zara Myers, JE Feature
In acknowledging Green Valley Country Club's presentation of its 2005 Community Achievement Award to him last week, Ronald Krancer responded in the straightforward manner he is known for among family, friends and colleagues: "I'm proud to be involved in charities, and I do it with an open heart and good will." In the presentation to Krancer for his "dedication to...
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Q:After spending the better part of two decades grappling with health-policy issues at the federal and local governmental level, do you now find yourself in a dream job, where you're simply supposed to give money away to worthy causes? A:"It is a dream job. It's a huge opportunity to be able to have an impact on the problems and issues...
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