Friday, September 19, 2014 Elul 24, 5774

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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Fall/winter fashions go upscale
By:
Mimi James, Inside magazine feature
Call it 50 Shades of Grey meets Kate Middleton: leather, lace and shimmery metallics sewn into tailored, polished garments are the biggest look for fall and winter. “When I was in New York looking at the fall collections, I saw influences of Kate everywhere I looked,” says Susan Cooper, co-owner of Gabrielle, the Bala Cynwyd boutique. Long sleeves, A-line skirts...
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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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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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Thousands of families in the Philadelphia area send their kids off to Jewish overnight camp for the summer. Judi Lehrhaupt sends her sheep. For the second year in a row, the 66-year-old Newtown shepherd has entrusted a few choice members of her flock to the campers and counselors at Camp Galil. For seven weeks, the Shetland ewes live at the...
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