Monday, April 21, 2014 Nisan 21, 5774

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As leaders of two Philadelphia schools for kids who struggle with poverty or foster care, Gabriel Kuriloff and Autumn Graves face extra obstacles as educators. Beyond academics, they aim to make a lasting impact on students who often have been impoverished, abused or neglected. To that end, the pair recently traveled to Israel to see how the Yemin Orde Youth...
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Researchers at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and Montefiore Medical Center/the University Hospital for Einstein have found a biomarker in head and neck cancers that can predict whether a patient's tumor will be life-threatening. Their findings, published in the Jan. 9 edition of American Journal of Pathology , reveal that the biomarker is considered particularly promising...
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Diane McManus, Jewish Exponent Feature
Young and fit, the runners fix their sights on the finish line: Almost there! A goal about to be realized! There is magic in this moment for many athletes. But on Nov. 20, 2011, two Philadelphia Marathon runners, both apparently healthy and fit -- one with an under three-hour marathon finish close at hand, the other crossing the finish line...
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Avi Romanoff spent months preparing to play the role of former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman in a mock school primary. The 15-year-old sophomore at the Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy in Bryn Mawr scoured the presidential hopeful's website and followed the political coverage. He also watched as many of the GOP presidential debates as he could, not only to learn...
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America's top male tennis pros have struggled on red clay, a surface that can cause even surefooted players to stumble, tending to reward patience and endurance, not power and aggression. Hard-serving Andy Roddick, for example, the best American men's player of the past decade, has never made it past the fourth round of the French Open, played on clay at...
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