Thursday, April 17, 2014 Nisan 17, 5774

By:
Rachel Silverman, Jewish Exponent Staff
Becky Coren, Rachel Vassar and Rebecca Karp are sitting at a wine bar, not far from their new Center City digs. Sampling tapas, the trio start ticking off their social commitments for the next few months faster than you can say "blonde, brunette and redhead." "Black-tie bowling, scotch-tasting, book club, kickball team ... " begins Coren, 23, the brunette, a...
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By:
Roy S. Gutterman, JE Feature
After hitting a homer, single and triple, I was batting for a cycle -- all I needed was a double. The ball was going exactly where I aimed: left field; it turned out to be a grounder that traveled between first and second bases, way over the centerfielder's head, and into the woods. This was not a high-stakes softball game,...
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but the rest of Tenerife is a real awakening!
By:
Silke Schmidt, JE Feature
The volcano is sleeping. With its last eruption on the slopes of Pico Viejo -- the old crater -- in 1798 and over a period of three months, Mount Teide has shown itself peaceful to the people living at its foot on Tenerife, one of Spain's Canary Islands, for more than 200 years now. But the sleeping beauty -- visible...
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'Man breasts': An enlarging problem that would stymie even Frank Costanza
By:
David C. Friedman, JEFeature
An attractive, curvy bust line may be just what every woman desires. But for a man, large breasts are often a source of embarrassment and ridicule. And although Kramer from "Seinfeld" invented the "manssière" -- a brazier for men -- that item of underwear still remains only in the imagination of show creator and writer Larry David. So for Frank...
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Israeli company advances access to medical records
By:
Rachel Silverman, JE Feature
Ordinarily, a family doctor maintains an inventory of each patient's medical history. But say the patient visits an outside specialist, or receives treatment at an emergency room. Without a complete record on hand, the attending physician has no baseline from which to refer, and thus may misunderstand the symptoms, order unnecessary tests -- even make a medical error. DbMotion, an...
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