Thursday, January 29, 2015 Shevat 9, 5775

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Jenna Weiner, JE Feature
In a kingdom where fashion is king and wispy models are its princesses, the all-you-can-eat buffet is the last kind of dining experience that you'd expect to find. Yet the two coexist in blissful harmony, for Milan is the home of the aperitivo -- a tradition that raises the buffet to a new level. Aperitivo -- the rich uncle of...
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Sally Friedman, JE Feature
There will be no breakfast in bed this Mother's Day for Elaine Grobman. In fact, there will be no bed after 4 a.m., as this woman who has made philanthropy her lifelong career will be on her way to the Philadelphia Museum of Art, preparing to greet about 120,000 of her Mother's Day "guests" at the 19th annual Susan G...
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Roy S. Gutterman, JE Feature
The DJ blasted Van Halen's "Hot for Teacher" louder than I ever heard any music. As I navigated the winding staircase, I was introduced like an all-star in the starting lineup. The light show reflected from a disco ball, and in addition to concentrating on not slipping down the stairs, I had to put on a happy face. This was...
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Fredda Sacharow, JE Feature
Becki Zaritsky played the dancer Iris Kelly in Neshaminy High School's production of "Fame" this spring. Last year, she appeared in the school's version of "Thoroughly Modern Millie." But few roles have been as fraught for the graduating senior as that of college applicant. For the last few weeks, Zaritsky and her family have wrestled with a decision that hung...
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Fred D. Snitzer, JE Feature
The mind-boggling complexity of the current fiscal crisis, coupled with its real and painful effects on the lives of many Americans, has created the fetid conditions for the emergence of poisonous conspiracy theories and rage-filled populism. Private citizens who had the misfortune to work for AIG have seen their homes turned into a stop on a bus tour of financial...
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