Saturday, September 20, 2014 Elul 25, 5774
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Desperate not to lose his eyesight, a retired aerospace engineer made a hasty decision earlier this month to fly to Philadelphia, where he thought getting eye surgery would be as simple as walking into a doctor’s office.
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Last week, eight local people sat around a table at the Jewish Family and Children’s Service offices . They all share a close connection to the LGBTQ community and want to become mentors to others in the Jewish community adjusting to life with a loved one who has come out.
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Lynne Blumberg, JE Feature
The tragic shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School have multiplied the questions about the causes of mental illness.
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Lauren Kramer, JE Feature
It's no secret that breast-feeding is good for babies. But it may also reduce their risk of obesity later in life according to a study by researchers at Mount Sinai’s Sam­uel Lunenfeld ­Research Institute in Toronto published last month.
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The Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Greater Philadelphia and Abington Hospital have agreed to jointly fund a rabbinic chaplain to visit Jewish patients.
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