Thursday, July 30, 2015 Av 14, 5775

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Robert Strauss
REFLECTIONS One day in the spring of my daughter Ella's fifth-grade year, the dad of one of her friends showed up at our front door unannounced. I suspected the worst: girl backbiting, shoplifting, cheating in school. Little did I know that it was worse than that. It was the Grim Reaper of the B Team crossing our threshold. This dad...
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Elyse Glickman, JE Feature
There are no guarantees in life, and this includes career and financial stability. One way to face problems, say experts, is to embrace them as our friends. Author Jane Honeck (The Problem With Money? It's Not About the Money!) emphasizes that if you dwell on negatives of the economic downturn -- even if commiserating with like-minded friends about similar problems...
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Will a Palestinian unilateral declaration of independence at the United Nations -- perhaps coupled with mass demonstrations in the Middle East and even more violence on the ground -- spark anti-Israel activism on college campuses locally and nationally? While no one knows quite what to expect, either on the world stage or on campuses, student activists and professional advocates have...
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Elyse Glickman, JE Feature
Marshal Davis is in the process of planning a Labor Day Weekend gathering at his parents' home in Margate, N.J. However, it is not a barbeque; it is a literal celebration of life, and Davis and his family hope it will have far-reaching effects. The event -- a donor drive -- is being planned in collaboration with the Gift of...
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As students head back to the books this fall, Cheltenham High School graduate Jake Aronson will fly to Israel to work on a kibbutz, study Hebrew and volunteer with 90 other Jewish young adults participating in the Conservative movement's Nativ leadership program. Even though the majority of college-bound Americans still go straight from high school to higher education, a growing...
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