Saturday, September 20, 2014 Elul 25, 5774
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Twelve-year-old Jacob Resnick sat in a stately armchair in the lobby of the Sheraton Society Hill, contemplating the animation he just created on his laptop. This wouldn't seem unusual, if not for the fact that pretty much every kid meandering through the hotel seemed more absorbed in electronic devices than swimming pools or sightseeing. In fact, 275 kids, teens and...
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Sheldon Pavel puffed on his pipe as he sat in his air-conditioned office, wearing shorts, sneakers and a burgundy Central High School T-shirt. With students gone for the summer and just six weeks to go until his official retirement after 28 years at the helm of one of the nation's oldest and most venerated public high schools, Pavel could be...
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As spring weather brightened the hallways at Kohelet Yeshiva High School in Merion Station this semester, students raced newly created robots, tinkered on a grand piano and practiced for spoken word competitions. Last month, several dozen adults gathered in the school's beit midrash for a free evening seminar on medical ethics presented by a world-renowned Orthodox rabbi. Meanwhile, a 14-year-old...
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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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