Monday, October 20, 2014 Tishri 26, 5775

By:
Diane McManus, Jewish Exponent Feature
Your 17-year-old son is healthy enough. He could stand to exercise more -- video games take up more of his time than you'd like -- and he enjoys the usual teen-age treats -- burgers, fries, ice cream. Yet his weight is normal, and he has a Body Mass Index of 23, within the normal range, which is thought to be...
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Dayna Stein, Jewish Exponent Feature
Summer surprise? Located at the southernmost tip of Israel, Eilat is a majestic port city that is home to beautiful beaches, a vast coral reef, and, surprisingly, a large population of local and migratory birds. Bordering the Red Sea, Eilat can give a vacationer the feel of a tropical resort, as well as of a cosmopolitan and modern city: Travelers...
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Cameras! Lights! Jerusalem? Yes, Jerusalem: The holy city is reeling with movie action, awaiting the 28th annual Jerusalem Film Festival next month. Set to unspool for a 10-day run beginning on July 7, the festival may be 7,000 miles from Hollywood but close to the hearts of cineastes for its taste of the world's best. Late Philadelphian Jack Wolgin gave...
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Deep Breeze breathes new life into lung illness treatment
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Elyse Glickman, Jewish Exponent Feature
When it comes to life-altering illnesses that necessitate an emergency room visit, many patients will want a second or third opinion in order to get the best and most efficient treatment available. Enter Deep Breeze, a medical wonder from Israel with the potential to help both doctors and patients breathe easier about the way potentially serious lung conditions can be...
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Turns out Cupid has an ugly side as well
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Elyse Glickman, Jewish Exponent Feature
Spring is here, love is in the air, and wedding planning is in the final stages. Romance may be in full bloom, but there are signs of a sobering reality everywhere, from the 50 percent divorce rate in the United States to the caveats expressed in prenuptials. Is there such a thing as love/hate relationships? Their existence presumes that the...
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