Sunday, December 21, 2014 Kislev 29, 5775

Sure, there are tense times, but there's also something called a spa
By:
Ben G. Frank, JE Feature
As the road wound up the side of the mountain and into a deep forest that blinded us from seeing so-called civilization, we realized that even in that small country Israel, one can find the ideal spa for badly needed R&R. For to visit Israel as tourist, traveler, vacationer, businessperson or official is to constantly be in a perpetual state...
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Philly-based group sets drive for more donors
By:
Frank Rosci, JE Feature
A focused push to educate people about human tissue donation and garner greater contributions of donor tissue has become the most recent initiative of the National Disease Research Interchange. The Philadelphia-based, nonprofit NDRI -- through its National Resource Center -- works to advance the procurement, preservation and distribution of human cells, tissues and organs for research and transplant. "There is...
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Determining the amount of money you will need for retirement is a highly personal and complex decision. The goal depends on a number of factors, including the lifestyle you desire, the target retirement age and anticipated life expectancy, according to officials at the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants. The general rule is that you'll need 70 percent of your...
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By:
Rachel Silverman and Jared Shelly
Who hasn't approached summer with a sense of trepidation, fearing those dreaded little words: bathing-suit season? And, at the same time, who hasn't also longed for the cool custard treats, backyard barbecues and greasy boardwalk fare that seem to be a requisite part of the heat? The great paradox of the season shows off its true colors at the New...
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By:
Roy S. Gutterman, JE Feature
Fed up with feeling excluded at Jewish holidays because you're single? Believe it or not, there is a holiday just for us, the unmarried, the single and the Jewish: Tu B'Av. Before you start scratching your head wondering how you forgot this from Hebrew school, the truth about this holiday is that it's a bit on the obscure side. A...
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