Friday, August 29, 2014 Elul 3, 5774

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Just a few months ago, InterFaithways seemed like the next big thing. The one outlet in the region devoted exclusively to helping interfaith families feel more welcome in the community had secured prior funding from the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia. With the release of the 2009 "Jewish Population Study of Greater Philadelphia" -- and its startling statistics on intermarriage...
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Nan Myers, JE Feature
As a gathering of donors sat attentively in an area of the new Robert C. Young, M.D., Pavilion of Fox Chase Cancer Center, they heard: "It's a good match. Two organizations bringing together the best of hearts and minds." So said Dr. Michael Seiden, president of Fox Chase, recently as he welcomed guests of the American Associates of Ben-Gurion University...
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Chopsticks and a choppy schedule on the ​menu
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Elyse Glickman, JE Feature
Singapore Air not only has to its advantage a great economy class section, but also Singapore itself. Even if your travel plans take you elsewhere in Asia, a long stopover in Singapore lends the perfect opportunity to stretch both body and mind. Though Singapore is a (relatively) small city-state that's big on stuff to do, and you really cannot do...
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Line up for some Lynden 'koekjes,' and it'll be hard to believe you're in Washington State
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Lauren Kramer, JE Feature
Dutch boy, coming out! Everyone outta my way!" With these words, Gary Vis, a first-generation American and executive director of the Lynden Chamber of Commerce, steers his vehicle onto Front Street, the city's downtown historic core. Is this really Washington State? The four-block downtown is a place where Dutch ancestry is touted loudly in windmills, Dutch-style architecture, a public notice...
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Rita Charleston, JE Feature
What were they thinking? When Al and Tipper Gore recently announced they were divorcing after 40 years of marriage, it was a shock to many who saw them as the ideal couple. How can people who are together for so long and seem so happy let their supposed "golden years" go by the wayside? "It's not that unusual and happens...
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