Friday, January 30, 2015 Shevat 10, 5775

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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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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Rebecca Gerewitz, 14, enjoyed her recent trip to Israel so much that she has not one favorite part, but two. The first was a Saturday-night boat ride near Tiberias, where she and classmates from Abrams Hebrew Academy in Yardley got to dance to Israeli music. Up next on her list was a trip to a rehabilitation hospital for Israeli soldiers...
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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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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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