Thursday, August 28, 2014 Elul 2, 5774

Or … what it's like to be a New Age 'Granny Nanny'
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Rita Charleston-JE Feature
You're a mother, so of course you automatically know how to be a grandmother, right? Wrong - according to Lois Young-Tulin, Ph.D., author of The Granny Nanny Book: A Guidebook for Modern Grandmothering or What Every Grandmother Should Know About Babysitting. Young-Tulin thought the same thing as she awaited the birth of her first grandson. "It would be like getting...
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The last time Traci Confer ran for office, she garnered only 532 votes. But that race wasn't for keeps, she says, a fact she plans to make up for this time around. Confer will face Democrat John Sabatina Jr. and Republican Charles R. Ebsworth Sr. as the Green Party's candidate in the March 14 special election to fill the seat...
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In a recent issue of Circulation, it was revealed that among patients who have suffered a single stroke, severe stenosis - or the narrowing - of the arteries in the head represents a major risk factor for the development of a subsequent stroke. Also, patients with recent symptoms were at high risk, and women faced a greater risk of subsequent...
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The first criticism I read about the famous short-story writer Isaac Babel was an essay by Lionel Trilling, then the dean of the New York Jewish intellectual crowd and one of the most prominent academics in the country. His piece was, at the time, one of the central pronouncements on the Soviet Jewish writer's remarkable work and brief, tragic life...
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A tale of Italian edibles
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Ethel G. Hofman- JE Feature
Rome is a city of contrasts. By day, you can eat on a sun-dappled, rooftop terrace, watching below as Smart cars (two-seater autos that don't guzzle up gas) and Vespas maneuver around Renaissance bathtub fountains at breakneck speed. At night, you can find yourself dancing in trendy nightclubs with off-beat disc jockeys. And then, there's a part of Rome that...
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