Wednesday, September 24, 2014 Elul 29, 5774

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Michael L. Schwartz, J Feature
With the presidential election over, and inauguration this coming Tuesday, speculation of how the electoral votes would add up has given way to debates on whether the multiple government-sponsored bailouts will be enough to rescue our faltering economy. The economic crisis will certainly be at the forefront of President-elect Barack Obama's agenda as he takes office, and it's likely the...
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Divvying up the house in a divorce in a bitter economy
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Rita Charleston, JE Feature
Face it: Marriage can be absolutely magical or one of the worst experiences of a lifetime. And, although it's never easy to end a marriage, today it's even harder, especially in these times of economic recession and a declining housing market. Contemplating divorce during an economic recession can be tremendously complicated, leading some couples who want to divorce to postpone...
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Or wait until summer to see the salmon spawn
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Lauren Kramer, JE Feature
For most of us, lox and bagels are the closest we ever come to the humble salmon. We've consumed their smoked, pink flesh for years at Bar Mitzvahs and Sunday brunches, but to really know these tenacious fish, you have to get down onto their level and see just where they come from, and the odds of their survival. Clad...
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Roy S. Gutterman, JE Feature
In about 25 hours, I drove 184 miles, hit three events, then needed a day to recover. After having the customary Chinese dinner with my parents on Christmas Eve, I hit the road. This year, rather than join the more than 600 people at the Pulse of Philly dance, I opted for the Matzahball in New York City. The venue...
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Amy Leinbach Marquis, JE Feature
Are you going to be one of the anticipated millions set to attend presidential inaugural ceremonies on Jan. 20 in Washington, D.C.? How about a little history about the White House that so many and yet so few are chosen to live in. In 1861, when a Union militia was called in to protect the White House as tensions rose...
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