Thursday, July 31, 2014 Av 4, 5774

With all due respect for August, these are the dog days of summer. They are at least for Gerry Botwinick, whose august feelings for Barney Bear Schulman, the prominent pet mascot who was the official greeter at Botwinick's long-running eponymous clothier store in Jenkintown, are clearly evident in the announcement that Barney, a 15-year-old Bijon Frise, had died of cancer...
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A base runner from the Modi'in Miracle dives safely into the bag as part of his team's 9-1 victory over Petach Tikvah Pioneers in the Israel Baseball League's first-ever opening-day game at the Sportek baseball field in Petach Tikvah near Tel Aviv on June 24. Netanya Tigers outfielder Josh Doane (left) from California signs a baseball during opening-day ceremonies.
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New group hears report that inherited factor may lead to breast cancer
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Jared Shelly, JE Feature
Compared to the rest of the population, Ashkenazi Jewish women have a much higher chance of inheriting a faulty gene that could lead to breast cancer, according to Dr. Lisa Jablon, a breast surgeon at the Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia. "For Ashkenazi Jewish women, one in 40 will carry the mutation," compared to one in 500 for the...
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When you least expect it, you can lose your job, or your car's transmission can fail, or your dog requires surgery. In the best-case scenario, you may have an emergency fund set aside for unexpected disasters. If you don't, and need to raise money quickly, there are two significant main avenues to pursue, according to the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified...
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With a strict exercise regiment that includes stretching, leg extensions and deep knee bends, it may be hard to believe that Eleanore Serinsky is 91 years old. Often working out with her 94-year-old husband Michael, she insists that her fitness program -- coupled with a healthy diet -- is the key to the twosome's living such a long life. And...
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