Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Av 3, 5774

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Ben G. Frank, JE Feature
"Wait until 5 o'clock," said the guide in Marrakesh. "I have something magnificent to show you." True to his word, as the sun began to set over the desert around this pink-walled city oasis, we headed to the Djemaa el-Fna, the largest square in Africa. We were not alone. Reaching the square, often called the raison d'être of Marrakesh, founded...
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The Women’s Health Initiative at first seemed to clarify, but ultimately left many women in a state of confusion, about the best ways to stay healthy during menopause. “Not all menopausal women are created equal, and to put out blanket recommendations is not great science,” says Yale University clinical professor of OB/ GYN Mary Jane Minkin, M.D., who has been...
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Examining the role it may have on healing the afflicted
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Frank Rosci, JE Feature
For as long as people have recognized a universal presence greater than themselves, the thought has existed that there is a direct connection between prayer and healing, a strong link between caring for the soul and curing the body, between the spiritual domain and physical world, between faith and science. Physicians and scientists, hard pressed at times to offer sound...
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For those of us who have experienced the stress of starting a new job, the recent experience of Ben Bernanke, the new Fed chairman, should help put that stress in perspective. Like Atlas of Greek mythology, Bernanke is balancing the short-run fluctuations of the global economy on his modest human frame. To the phrase - "You look like you have...
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Want to make a quick $2,500? All you have to do is match a Baltimore Jewish woman with a Jewish man anywhere in the world - no matter the denomination - and, should they make it to the chupah, you'll get a check from the Baltimore-based Star-K Kosher Certification corporation. Any Tom, Dick - or Harriet - can apply. Sounds...
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