Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Elul 21, 5774
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Rachel Vigoda, Jewish Exponent Feature
Some Jews prefer their challah sweet, with golden raisins and flaky crust. Others swear by the doughier variety, the kind that has a little stretch in it as you pull it apart. Too run of the mill? There's always the naturally fermented with whole-wheat flour and Celtic sea salt. At Four Worlds Bakery in West Philadelphia, owner Michael "Challahman" Dolich...
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Do tears in workplace work more against women than men?
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Elyse Glickman, Jewish Exponent Feature
When a woman cries in public, even against her best intentions to remain cool under pressure, studies show that it unleashes negative stereotypes, even in 2011. However, it's a different story when powerful men such as U.S. House Speaker John Boehner and broadcaster Glenn Beck happen to unleash the waterworks. In fact, these incidents, plus well-publicized recent research conducted by...
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Susan Perloff, Jewish Exponent Feature
What makes a philanthropist? How does someone accrue so much money that she or he can donate millions to people with less wherewithal? And why give away that hard-earned cash? Why choose Jewish causes? For every philanthropist, a particular set of circumstances contributed to the happy combination of wealth and generosity. Here's one case study. Harold Grinspoon grew up poor...
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Old City resident with modern ideas about website discounts and bargains
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Adam Taxin
Some might shy away before opening a new business venture at a time when it would be charitable to describe the U.S. economy as "stagnant." Others, however, might embrace opportunity where it happens. Matthew Balin belongs to the latter group; last year around this time, he launched the consumer deal website MyChinoki.com. It's hard to miss the enthusiasm that Balin...
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'Social Network' more than a movie for area Market Rocker
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Face it, says Yerachmiel Galinsky of Upper Dublin: Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and all other futuristic cute-named feral phenomenon have made social -- and business -- interaction do an about-face in the past five years. How does he know? It's all on his Facebook page and Twitter postings 24 hours a day. But for Galinsky, it's nothing personal, mainly business. For...
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