Monday, November 24, 2014 Kislev 2, 5775

Jordana Jacobs

Calling all potential nurses - this field's for you!
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Sarah Farkash Come spring, future Florence Nightingales from nursing schools across the country - of which there are more than a dozen in the Philadelphia area alone - will be entering a field that the U.S. Department of Labor has identified as one of the country's fastest-growing occupations in terms of job openings and replacements. But concurrently, the nation's demand...
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Cara Levinson can admit that maybe it would have been easier to be a new mother during the warm-weather months. Though this winter hasn't seen temperatures as low as those in seasons past, the Center City resident still says there are a limited number of places to go with a newborn and a stroller when it's nippy outside. "You can...
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Last summer, Lauren Kondrad worked for something other than a bit of extra pocket money. She wanted something that meant far more to her: a trip to Israel. "Ever since kindergarten, I've wanted to go and experience it for myself," said Kondrad, a 10th-grader from Mount Laurel, N.J. "When an opportunity came up, I worked my butt off all summer...
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At a time when most college students were just vegging out and gorging themselves on home cooking before heading back to school, five University of Pennsylvania students spent part of their winter vacation much differently. The students traveled to Biloxi, Miss. - about 90 miles east of New Orleans - on New Year's Day as part of a national Hillel...
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The Kaiserman JCC in Wynnewood celebrates the 15th anniversary this year of what some would call a turning point in how local Jews viewed and utilized the center - the opening of the Conston Fitness Center. "With the new center, people became connected and the size of the summer-camp enrollment grew dramatically," said Amy Krulik, spokeswoman for the Jewish Community...
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