Sunday, December 28, 2014 Tevet 6, 5775

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Frank Rosci, JE Feature
One of the first things people notice upon entering Botwinick's Clothing, at the Metropol Center in Jenkintown, are solid-looking, turquoise-painted letters -- each about 3-feet-high, mounted inside directly above the entrance spelling out BOTWINICK'S. Now a retail icon in themselves, the letters are from the facade of the original store that opened at 976 N. Marshall St., in the East...
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Roy S. Gutterman, JE Feature
The train rambled along -- somewhere between Washington and Philadelphia, northern Maryland probably -- when the stranger and I started talking. The overpriced, but delicious, chocolate-chip cookie from the cafe car broke the ice. She admired the treat, but declined my offer when I broke off a piece for her. Then we began chatting. "Laura" was a married woman on...
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Back when she was a freshman during the 2003-04 season, Samantha Cramer got a chance to play alongside Memmie Lindemann, and loved watching the senior run the offense and provide the bulk of the scoring for the Akiba Hebrew Academy girl's basketball team. Lindemann went on to score the most points in school history. But once she graduated, the job...
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By:
Ryan Teitman
Does happiness come all wrapped up in an acceptance letter from that exclusive private university? Or does it come with a 4.0 grade-point average or perfect SAT scores? For some students, the attempt to achieve such lofty goals is what drives them -- and may eventually rule their lives. Consequently, young people are developing stress levels of the likes of...
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Ryan Teitman
The preschoolers in Robin Singer's Torah class on Fridays know that when they step into her classroom, they enter another world. Some days, it's the Garden of Eden, complete with construction-paper trees and green-streamer vines criss-crossing the room. Other days it's Noah's ark, and waves of bright-blue plastic "water" circle the room. But no matter the day, students seem to...
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