Thursday, March 5, 2015 AdarI 14, 5775

By:
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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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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Build your own in era of DIY electronics
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Justin Jouvenal, JE Feature
While most tech gadget companies carefully guard their products from hackers, start-up Bug Labs is courting them. The company has just released a series of modules, known as the BUG, that snap together like electronic Legos to form an array of different gadgets, from GPS locators to motion detection cameras. It's DIY electronics. The company freely gives away the hardware...
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Joel L. Naroff, JE Feature
Will the recession of 2008 be followed by the recovery of 2009? What a year! It began with the economy faltering -- and then got worse. There was a financial panic, followed by the disappearance of a number of major financial institutions. Companies cut payrolls every month, the stock market cratered, and the recession deepened. In other words, 2008 will...
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Is there room for a child's heritage when he becomes 'Americanized'?
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Alexandra Dorante, JE Feature
When she was 2, Jennifer Kelley's mother abandoned her at a Korean train station. She was quickly put into foster care in Korea, and, six months later, a white American couple adopted her. The couple changed her Korean name, Myung Ja Choi, and moved the family to an all-white neighborhood in New Canaan, Conn. With two white brothers and a...
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