Wednesday, May 27, 2015 Sivan 9, 5775

Seniors makes strides when it comes down to companionship
By:
Michelle Mostovy-Eisenberg, JE Feature
When Hadassah Levin moved to Martins Run in Media four years ago, she said the last thing on her mind was the intention of finding a special someone. Levin, whose husband Manny passed away in 1988 after more than 45 years together, instead looked at the senior residential community as a way to make a friend or two. "Then I...
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By:
Andrew Lasner, JE Feature
Caveat emptor -- "Let the buyer beware" -- was the routine legal doctrine that applied in real estate property transactions in the early 1900s. Under this theory, the seller was not obligated to reveal all that he or she knew about a property; rather, the buyer was under a duty to inquire and investigate. That legal doctrine has been battered...
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It's all in a day's work at Travelers Aid Society Philadelphia
By:
Frank Rosci, JE Feature
Caring for the needs of others is a way of life for Shelley Altschuler Chatterjee, a longtime social worker for Travelers Aid Society Philadelphia and equally longtime volunteer for the well-known organization, whose motto is "a helping hand along the way." Chatterjee began working for Travelers Aid Philadelphia in 1978; she's now on staff as a social worker at its...
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Is Facebook -- or face to face -- the answer to courtship?
By:
Andrew Butler, JE Feature
You want to ask that cute coworker or classmate out for Valentine's Day, but can't seem to get up the gumption to do it in person. Is it okay to ask for a date via e-mail? What about a MySpace comment? Writing on a Facebook wall? Sending a text message? AIM? Voice mail? We've never had so many chances to...
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By:
Michelle Mostovy-Eisenberg, JE Feature
At first glance, Jonathan Rosen's latest book, The Life of the Skies , subtitled Birding at the End of Nature , seems to be about, well, birds. But The Life of the Skies is about more than that. While exploring history, religion and culture, as found in literature spanning thousands of years, Rosen shows his readers -- and, in fact,...
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