Wednesday, September 24, 2014 Elul 29, 5774

... and boy, as a local doctor stresses the role of kibitz in kids
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Rita Charleston, JE Feature
TV icon Jerry Seinfeld described comedy this way: "There are four levels of comedy: Make your friends laugh, make strangers laugh, get paid to make strangers laugh, and make people talk like you because it's so much fun." Other than getting paid for it, author and psychiatrist Joel Schwartz, M.D., couldn't agree more. And his latest book, Noses Are Red:...
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For many, especially young people, this time of yeear means hopping on a bike and going for a ride. Unfortunately for approximately 500,000 people each year, it is a ride that ends in an emergency department. In fact, more children ages 5 to 14 visit U.S. hospital emergency departments for injuries associated with bicycles than any other sport. The American...
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Rita Charleston, JE Feature
With a population of approximately 735,000, Amsterdam is often referred to as one of the most colorful cities in the world. And rightfully so. With its many public parks and gardens, more than 100 canals that wrap around the city, the expected windmills, more than 50 museums -- many of which are world-famous -- and so much more, there's never...
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Michael Trantas, JE Feature
If you haven't heard of TED, then you haven't heard of anything. TED -- or Technology, Entertainment and Design -- is a yearly conference held in Monterey, Calif., that brings together more then 1,000 thought-leaders in the computing field. Its mantra is to create a sort of think-tank to share any ideas that can provide help to advance the computing...
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How life-style issues rank with the public
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Iraq, the broader war on terror, immigration and now a scandal involving a disgraced former Republican congressman; these issues have dominated the headlines during this tempestuous election season, in which control of both branches of Congress, especially the House, remains at stake. But is it possible that when the majority of Jews go to the polls come November, the so-called...
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