Saturday, January 31, 2015 Shevat 11, 5775
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Touched by a rural Tennessee school project commemorating the Holocaust with millions of paper clips, a lifelong Philadelphian commisioned a seven-foot-tall paper clip sculpture that will be installed in front of his Broomall congregation.
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Parents and students voice their opinions
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As representatives from two area day schools continued closed-door deliberations over a possible middle school merger, Main Line students and parents spoke out in favor of unification.
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Rabbi Neil Cooper
In response to angst over the future of the city's two Jewish middle schools, Temple Beth Hillel-Beth El Rabbi Neil Cooper convened a meeting at his Wynnewood congregation. The following is a letter he wrote detailing what they discussed.
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How to deal with those college first-year blues
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Lynne Blumberg, Jewish Exponent Feature
A daughter or son may be excited yet nervous about embarking on a new adventure this fall: the first semester of college. During recent interviews, counselors and parents shared tips on how parents can relieve their children’s jitters while still respecting their new role of young adult. After all, those much-talked about weight gains known as the “freshman 15” come...
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Jewish Exponent Staff
The Hadassah Foundation has awarded a "mini-grant" to the Jewish Community High School of Gratz College to create a program that addresses teen dating. In order to celebrate its Bat Mitzvah year, the New York-based Hadassah Foundation handed out a total of 13 grants of $500 each. According to Ruth Schapira, acting director of the high school, which is based...
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