Friday, November 28, 2014 Kislev 6, 5775

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What a stand-up guy. Not that stand-up comedian Rich Vos has always been able to avoid being falling-down drunk. But as he prepares to offer his comic relief to a public strung out on serious global misgivings, Vos voices his chai-five of victory: "Besides being a proud parent, I am happy to say that I just celebrated 18 years clean...
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Gloria Hayes Kremer- JE Feature
So you think you send that lovely Valentine's Day card because you are such a sweet, thoughtful person? Perhaps - but not necessarily, says Dr. Frank Melone, a retired psychologist from Pennsylvania State University, who believes some people send cards because of real sentiment while others are inspired by psychological and hidden motives. And while it's far from a Jewish-oriented...
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Adina Matusow, JE Feature
Ever since childhood, Valentine's Day has had the potential to cause me anxiety. I was always worried that I wouldn't get enough Valentines from my schoolmates. I was even more nervous to give my crush a Valentine - what if he didn't give me one back? At least when you're in grade school, you don't have to think about finding...
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Judy Poliakoff believes that she can make math fun, not an easy chore considering that many high-schoolers find the subject notoriously dull. Her approach is to use tailor-made projects to make computations of all sorts more interesting, more hands-on. This is an educational strategy she used as a teacher at Roxborough High School during her almost 30-year career. She retired...
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Rita Charleston- JE Feature
This Valentine's Day, in addition to purchasing boxes of chocolates and bouquets of flowers, how about giving your loved one a book designed to bring about a lifetime of health? The newly released Back Together: Hands-On Healing for Couples, by Andrew S. Kirschner, D.O., is a partner-based approach to wellness that provides individuals simple-to-use tools to end their loved ones...
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