Monday, April 21, 2014 Nisan 21, 5774

Breaking down bone is a tough job; however, our bones undergo remodeling every day of our lives, as old material is cleared away so that new bone can form. In diseases such as osteoporosis, an imbalance in this process is responsible for the characteristic bone loss. New research at Israel's Weizmann Institute of Science, which recently appeared in the online...
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Ryan Teitman
With more and more people becoming increasingly sensitive about what they eat and where their food comes from, congregants at Congregation Kol Ami in Elkins Park have taken a proactive step -- and decided to go right to the source. The congregation has started a community-supported agriculture project called Tuv Ha'Aretz, which in Hebrew means both "good from the earth"...
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Sally Friedman, JF Feature
It's difficult for Dr. Daniel Bogen to describe what he was feeling about his Jewish heritage until recently. "Disconnected" is a word that seems applicable. "Curious" also applies. "There was a part of me that I just didn't know," said this soft-spoken, thoughtful M.D./Ph.D., who is an associate professor in the Department of Bioengineering at the University of Pennsylvania. Growing...
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Roy S. Gutterman, JE Feature
What's in a name? We've all asked the question. And the answer is ... everything! A while ago, a perfectly nice girl contacted me. She was friendly, outgoing, attractive. The only problem was that she had the same name as my family's dog. My first thought was, could I really get involved with a girl who has the same name...
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Not with two companies offering on-site tours; hey, isn't that Heshie?
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Gloria Hayes Kremer, JE Feature
As a tour bus leaves Manhattan through the Lincoln Tunnel, surfacing four minutes later in a pleasant New Jersey suburb, 53 excited passengers hear the familiar opening theme of the wildly popular television series "The Sopranos," which resumes its sixth and final season on HBO this Sunday. "I can't wait to see all those places in the show," exclaimed Jennifer...
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