Saturday, April 25, 2015 Iyyar 6, 5775

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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With Memorial Day weekend, drivers say tanks, but no tanks to gas pains
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Frank Rosci, JE Feature
Another three-day Memorial Day weekend's not just down the road - it's actually here - and with it comes the opportunity for summertime travel. But with the price of gas nearly as high as the sky on a clear summer day, this year's road is a rocky one, with potential misadventures of dented wallets and crashed credit cards looming on...
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Adina Matusow, JE Feature
I''ve always been a big believer in keeping some things private. For instance, he doesn''t need to know every little thing I do each day. He doesn''t need to know that I stopped by the dry cleaners (unless he has a suit that he asked me to get). My boyfriend certainly doesn''t need a play by play of my night...
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As a young girl, Marilyn Rosenthal Baltz really had no ties to Judaism. Her parents - Russian immigrants - owned a candy store in Kensington, where they worked seven days a week, and didn't belong to a synagogue. When she was in third grade, in the 1940s, someone told her about the Hebrew Sunday School Society - which sponsored sessions...
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Since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, Muslim extremism has moved to the forefront of American consciousness and U.S. foreign policy, forcing educators to step up the pace, and address the differences between Islam and Islamicism in the classroom. Scholar David Forte, who spoke to a group of teachers earlier this month at the American College in Bryn Mawr, diagnosed the...
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