Tuesday, September 30, 2014 Tishri 6, 5775

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Jared Shelly, JE Feature
John Harris never had so many people ask him the same exact question: Was Congregation Beth Am Israel getting ready to put a windmill on its roof? The answer was no, said Harris, but the Penn Valley shul is moving its electric power to the greener side of things, ditching regular service for PECO Wind. The program will allow the...
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In it's June electronic newsletter, the Federal Environmental Protection's Agency Energy Star program highlighted the efforts of Congregation Mishkan Shalom, a Reconstructionist synagogue in Roxborough, to reduce its energy costs and cut back on carbon-dioxide emissions. The Energy Star Program -- which awards small businesses and congregations for maximizing energy efficiency -- first recognized Mishkan back in 2004. That wasn't...
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'Man breasts': An enlarging problem that would stymie even Frank Costanza
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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
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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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Jared Shelly, JE Feature
For many interested in supporting a charitable cause, donating money or volunteering time is more than sufficient. But Len and Susan Lodish decided to add some sweat equity to that equation. The 60s-something couple rode a two-seater bike from Maine to Philadelphia during a 13-day, 630-mile trek through rain, scorching heat, and a flat tire or two to support the...
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