Thursday, September 18, 2014 Elul 23, 5774

Running hot and cold can depend on just how you can cope with the weather
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Frank Rosci, JE Feature
At this time of year, as the thermometer continues its seasonable drop, the colder air that comes with the change has people changing, too -- not simply from shorts and T-shirts to long pants and sweaters, but for some, in the way they interact with others. Can cold weather really make people miserable and mean to each other, and unsettling...
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Roy S. Gutterman, JE Feature
By now, most of those New Year's resolutions are fading fast. Getting to the gym religiously is starting to lose its luster. The regimented diet's getting a little bland. Those other vices squeezed out by the resolution list are creeping back. Perhaps as a way to jar you back into those resolutions -- or at least remind you of the...
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Jared Shelly, JE Feature
For the first 41/2 years of her life, Sara Burke ran around, danced and played just like any other kid. This past July, her family decided to visit their daughter at camp, watching Sara play a munchkin during a performance of "The Wizard of Oz." Her mother, Jen, who was sitting close to the stage, noticed that her child's eye...
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Shirley Roffman (left), a resident of the Madlyn and Leonard Abramson Center for Jewish Life, and Cynthia Best, the center's horticulture and pet therapist, plant seeds under the watchful eye of Josh Jacobs-Velde, a rabbinic intern with the center's Martha Stern Memorial Rabbinic Internship Program. Residents also celebrated the holiday by participating in a Tu B'Shevat seder, eating fruits that...
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By:
Ben G. Frank, JE Feature
Organ trafficking, organ brokers and "transplant tourism" exist throughout the world, but if a number of groups and individuals have their say, the battle is on to put such practices out of business. The situation is so bad that every attempt to help overcome the global crisis -- created by too few individuals consenting to be donors -- is a...
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