Saturday, October 1, 2016 Elul 28, 5776

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Mara Sokolsky, JE Feature
For a dying language, Yiddish manages to have quite a pulse on the latest technological terms. If Moteleh and Giteleh -- the Dick and Jane of my childhood Yiddish primers -- were alive today, you could find them at their kompyuter ekran / "computer screen" typing out a blitspost /"e-mail." Or they'd pick up their cell phone, their mobilke ,...
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By:
Frank Rosci, JE Feature
As the swine-flu reports start to take less time on the news -- with Mexico reporting stability and Americans learning more the value of hand-washing -- this is still not the time to think that we're completely out of the woods. Health officials have gotten the word out about what's involved with this illness: Swine flu is a respiratory disease...
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By:
Joel L. Naroff, JE Feature
The recession grinds on, but there are strange doings in the darkest corners of the economy. Some consumers have actually started revisiting the malls and vehicle dealerships. Businesses have seen a glimmer of hope on the orders front. Realtors are starting to see not only interest in homes, but a few hardy souls have actually made offers that were accepted...
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Jenna Weiner, JE Feature
In a kingdom where fashion is king and wispy models are its princesses, the all-you-can-eat buffet is the last kind of dining experience that you'd expect to find. Yet the two coexist in blissful harmony, for Milan is the home of the aperitivo -- a tradition that raises the buffet to a new level. Aperitivo -- the rich uncle of...
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Sally Friedman, JE Feature
There will be no breakfast in bed this Mother's Day for Elaine Grobman. In fact, there will be no bed after 4 a.m., as this woman who has made philanthropy her lifelong career will be on her way to the Philadelphia Museum of Art, preparing to greet about 120,000 of her Mother's Day "guests" at the 19th annual Susan G...
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