Monday, September 1, 2014 Elul 6, 5774

Close to San Juan, but far and away, it has a style all its own
By:
Sharon McDonnell
I'm in Vieques, Puerto Rico, in the lobby of the new W Retreat & Spa -- where Alain Ducasse, the three-Michelin-star French chef, opened his first restaurant in the Caribbean. I'm talking to Patricia Urquiola, the Spanish lead designer behind the blend of the whimsical and recycled at the resort. But only for a minute; the designer of everything from...
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By:
Rachel Vigoda
Israeli company Teva Pharmaceutical Industries has big plans for expanding its Philadelphia presence. The biggest generic drug-maker in the world is opening a new distribution center on Red Lion Road in Northeast Philadelphia. The plan is to merge the company's current distribution operations in Bucks County, the Lehigh Valley and North Wales, Montgomery County, where the U.S. headquarters is located,...
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Transplant websites offer the chance to save a life
By:
Rachel Vigoda
Every day for a week, Rabbi Adam Wohlberg of Temple Sinai in Dresher woke up exhausted and achy. He had to stay home from services and skipped a few meetings. But the rabbi wasn't worried. It was all in the name of pikuach nefesh -- saving a life. Wohlberg's symptoms were brought on by a bad cold, likely exacerbated by...
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By:
Sharon McDonnell
I've sailed the British Virgin Islands. I've sailed off the coast of Tangiers. I've sailed off Martha's Vineyard. So what the heck am I doing sailing on dry land? In a contraption that looks like a go-kart but attached to a sail -- a silly grin pasted on my face -- I'm whipping around a track really, really fast on...
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Why parent-child communication may be a preventative
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Stacey Honowitz
Please do not be afraid of this article. Child sexual abuse is a despicable act; unfortunately, it is a reality that a lot of families must deal with. This is a subject that is not discussed around the office water cooler, but it is a discussion that parents and teachers should be having, especially in light of the pervasiveness of...
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