Saturday, April 19, 2014 Nisan 19, 5774
By:
Sue Barnett j. weekly
SAN FRANCISCO Toby Adelman loves to put people together; she has been doing so with gusto her entire life. But earliler this summer, the 54-year-old San Jose resident outdid herself with the most extraordinary -- and personal -- connection she's ever made. Adelman donated one of her kidneys to someone she met only two weeks before the surgery, but with...
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With the opening of its newest facility, the North Philadelphia stalwart 
has become a major player among regional health care systems.
By:
Carol Saline, Inside feature
In July, before the signage went up, a driver heading west on Germantown Pike might easily have mistaken the enormous construction site in East Norriton for a new regional arts center. Set back from the road on an 84-acre former community golf course, with an impressive, sweeping glass atrium entrance, the building looks like anything but what it is: the...
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By:
Elyse Glickman, Jewish Exponent Feature
Who knew?! Orthodox Jews rank highest in happiness among the religious while liberal Jews score well among their counterparts in a recent survey focused on contentment. The Gallup Poll reports that religious Jews score the highest on emotional and physical health well-being indexes applied by researchers Frank Newport, Dan Witters and Sangeeta Agrawal. While people within more liberal branches of...
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But experts agree it's a good thing for overall health in and outside the office
By:
Elyse Glickman, Jewish Exponent Feature
Though firms in countries outside the United States offer an institutionalized nap as part of the workday, Amer­ican corporate culture subscribes to the hard-driving, multi-tasking get-it-done mind-set. However, have a meltdown or two at work, even with 20 years in the business, and your job could be history. While Americans have widely embraced yoga as a way to shape up...
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Can e-books change a nation's literacy ­pattern through its appeal to kids?
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Elyse Glickman, Jewish Exponent Feature
High school and middle school English class staples -- from William Shakespeare to Mark Twain to Ernest Hemingway -- now exist in the e-book universe, as do Harry Potter and the crews from the Twilight and Hunger Games series. This brings up a very provocative question, not so much about Johnny not being able to read, but Johnny feeling he...
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