Friday, December 19, 2014 Kislev 27, 5775

Vienna's Jewish population is no mere museum artifact
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Aaron Dalton, JE Feature
It is said that in 1938, several pages in the Viennese telephone directory were filled by the name "Teitlebaum," a typical Jewish name of the day. Then came the German annexation of Austria (the Anschluss), followed quickly by Reichskristallnacht, soon after the mad dash for safety and emigration, and then the Holocaust. The Teitlebaums all disappeared. But today, the name...
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What better way to share your education than offering snippets to others? And now that baby-boomers are reaching the age of retirement, here's an opportunity to live and learn -- and teach, too. Being a tour director can do just that, providing the opportunity to see the world with the flexibility to work whenever you want. Tour directors are the...
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For students across the country, the beginning of a new school year is just around the corner. And, if you haven't started your back-to-school shopping yet, you may soon find yourself dealing with large crowds and pricey cash-register totals. Back-to-school spending is expected to jump 6.9 percent this year, and families with school-aged children are expected to spend a total...
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By:
Ryan Teitman, JE Feature
The 2004 documentary Paper Clips tells the story of the small town of Whitwell, Tenn., where a certain group of middle-school students undertook a remarkable project: filling a railway car with 11 million paper clips -- one for each victim of the Holocaust. Now, the Jess Kedson Foundation and the National Council of Jewish Women have been spreading the message...
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By:
Frank Rosci, JE Feature
In a forum that has become as highly anticipated for the potential of its promise as for its proven results, IMBA (International MBA) students, full-time MBA students, domestic and foreign companies, nonprofit organizations and investors were brought together under the same roof for the ninth consecutive year by Temple University's Fox School of Business and Management through its Global Innovation...
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