Thursday, July 24, 2014 Tammuz 26, 5774

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Lauren Pound Somers, JE Feature
When Ruth Ford became a mother, she made sure that her children were blessed with the Jewish education she never had. She grew to love Judaism as she got older, learning Hebrew and prayers through adult education in her 50s and 60s. But today - at age 93 - she's even more connected to her heritage than ever before, thanks...
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Michael Trantas, JE Feature
In today's ever-growing IT industry, business computer systems are growing by leaps and bounds. Very soon, enterprises will find themselves out of space and their IT budgets out of money unless they proactively implement server consolidation. Sure, the words "server consolidation" sound simple enough, but the actual act of completing a project like this is more laborious than most think...
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Gloria Hayes Kremer, JE Feature
As I completely unwound at a newly discovered resort - Litchfield Plantation on Pawley's Island in South Carolina - a chance remark by a dinner companion alerted my ethnic antenna: "Did you know that Bernard Baruch's estate, Hobcaw Barony, is just minutes away?" Pawley's Island is located on the southern tip of South Carolina's famed Grand Strand in the Low...
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Rita Charleston, JE Feature
Some moments in life stop your heart, and are burned into your memory forever. Such is the case with Sheila and Ron Schwartz, who remember Father's Day 2004 as a black-letter day - a day when an ailing Sheila Schwartz discovered she had pancreatic cancer. "We were informed that removal of the tumor is the only known medical cure for...
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Corvallis, Ore., JE Feature
A compound found in hops and the main product they're used in - beer - has gained interest as a micronutrient that might help prevent numerous types of cancer. Researchers at Oregon State University first discovered the cancer-related properties of this flavonoid compound called xanthohumol about a decade ago. A recent publication by an OSU researcher in the journal Phytochemistry...
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