Sunday, May 1, 2016 Nisan 23, 5776

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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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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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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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How a code of ethics helped this mother deal with her son's chronic affliction
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Sonia Voynow, JE Feature
As a psychotherapist, I can recognize the signs of post-traumatic stress. Patients often re-experience terror years after a horrific experience; they increasingly avoid anything that might serve as a reminder of the original trauma, and as a result, become more isolated. So, I was surprised when, around 10 years ago, I began to experience similar emotions. That was around the...
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It's smokin' with music, architecture and a new arts center, too
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Aaron Dalton, JE Feature
If you like classical music, ballet or opera, you might want to start making plans right now to travel to Kansas City, Mo., in the autumn of 2011. That's when Kansas City is scheduled to inaugurate its dramatic and curvaceous new Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Designed by acclaimed Israeli architect Moshe Safdie, the center should instantly catapult the...
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