Sunday, February 1, 2015 Shevat 12, 5775

By:
Mara Sokolsky, JE Feature
Every August, we rendezvous with another couple at a former summer haunt for Boston Jews called Nantasket Beach. Once we've lowered ourselves onto our blankets and beach chairs, we start by catching up on our kids. This couple's two sons and our two daughters are the same age to the week. But this summer our children's news had to wait...
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The city estimated that two million people turned out on Oct. 31 for a parade saluting the Philadelphia Phillies and its first World Series title in 28 years. Left fielder Pat Burrell (center) led the charge.
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By:
Jared Shelly, JE Feature
Although many football coaches parade around the practice field yelling and screaming at their players, Ron Cohen projects a cool, positive attitude. While his Washington High School Eagles ran drills on Oct. 23, he walked calmly from one group of players to the next, offering a pat on the helmet here, some kind words there. "Take a lot of pride...
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By:
Ben G. Frank, JE Feature
If you are affected by insomnia, anxiety, lack of appetite, panic attacks or nightmares, chances are you may be reacting to the economic chaos and stock-market plunge affecting Wall Street today. Doctors say many of the stress problems we face are related to the market crash, housing slump, credit crunch, high unemployment and inflation. So much so that some psychiatrists,...
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Synagogue's revival points to elements of renewed hope
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Lauren Kramer, JE Feature
Visit a center that pays homage to the Holocaust and you don't expect to feel uplifted, inspired and encouraged. For those with even a scant knowledge of this dark period in history, the Holocaust means massacre and the virtual defeat of the human spirit. But at the Cape Town Holocaust Centre, which sits directly across from the Jewish Museum of...
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