Monday, December 22, 2014 Kislev 30, 5775

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Slipping, sliding and even scoring, more than 90 teenagers braved rain and a soggy field to play soccer the way so many less fortunate people do -- without shoes. In its third year, the Lose the Shoes three-on-three tournament at Cheltenham High School benefits Grassroots Soccer, an organization dedicated to using the sport to mobilize against the spread of HIV/AIDS...
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Rachel Vigoda, Jewish Exponent Feature
Some Jews prefer their challah sweet, with golden raisins and flaky crust. Others swear by the doughier variety, the kind that has a little stretch in it as you pull it apart. Too run of the mill? There's always the naturally fermented with whole-wheat flour and Celtic sea salt. At Four Worlds Bakery in West Philadelphia, owner Michael "Challahman" Dolich...
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Susan Perloff, Jewish Exponent Feature
Imagine you have a rotten case of flu, and you haven't had the strength to go to work. You can't stand up, you can't think straight and you're bored, bored, bored. What do you do? Open a laptop and see what's going on outside your bedroom, or play Scrabble with Sam in St. Louis. But suppose that you're housebound or...
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This Chagall biblical 'Window' opens onto Rue du Temple
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George Medovoy, Jewish Exponent Feature
With the Philadelphia Museum of Art currently focusing on "Paris Through the Window: Marc Chagall and His Circle," what better time to go straight to the source and see the origins of what inspired the master artist. The Musée d'Art et d'Histoire du Judaisme sits behind the walls of the Hotel de Saint-Aignan, an aristocratic 17th-century mansion on what is...
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Do tears in workplace work more against women than men?
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Elyse Glickman, Jewish Exponent Feature
When a woman cries in public, even against her best intentions to remain cool under pressure, studies show that it unleashes negative stereotypes, even in 2011. However, it's a different story when powerful men such as U.S. House Speaker John Boehner and broadcaster Glenn Beck happen to unleash the waterworks. In fact, these incidents, plus well-publicized recent research conducted by...
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