Monday, September 22, 2014 Elul 27, 5774

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For the past year, Irv Orenstein, a 76-year-old amateur photographer, has been taking groups of five children - students at Spring Garden Elementary School - and each week teaching them a little about photography before letting them loose with some new digital cameras. The Huntingdon Valley resident is a school volunteer who first helped the children with math and reading...
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How a life can so drastically change, but the heart remains the same
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Sally Friedman, JE Feature
The memories cut wide and deep. Dan Gottlieb is a very young child who already senses that his father hates his working life as an Army-Navy store owner in Margate, N.J. The child is frightened by the notion that work can be so lacking in meaning and pleasure. Some years later, another memory: Dan is in seventh grade, in the...
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Over the years, the Raymond and Ruth Perelman Jewish Day School has grown from a small basement school offering one or two grade levels to the current institution, which, on its two campuses, accommodates hundreds of students, ranging from kindergarten through eighth grade. During the course of those five decades, it held classes in nearly a dozen different locations around...
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‘Going for the fences’ takes on a new meaning
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Courtesy of the Jewish National Fund
Get your peanuts! Get your popcorn! Get your … falafel? It's a long way to go for a baseball game, but then, where more natural a place than Israel to watch an umpire mediate a dispute over turf? In a groundbreaking effort to bring the joys of America's pastime to Israel, the Jewish National Fund has partnered with the Israel...
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But what happens if it’s your old reliable spouse or partner?
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Frank Rosci, JE Feature
Things change, people say. Well, people can change, too, and sometimes, they pick the worst times to do that. Like after a wedding, for example, just as the happy couple is getting into the joys and expectations of married life. Or, perhaps, in the more common scenario, it happens a bit later on in a marriage. Suddenly, one half of...
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