Saturday, November 1, 2014 Heshvan 8, 5775

Archaeological dig unearths a biblical bombshell
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Yocheved Miriam Russo, JE Feature
"Abraham planted an eshel in Beersheva, and there he proclaimed the name of Hashem, God of the Universe. And Abraham sojourned in the land of the Philistines many years … " (Parashat Vayera) What's the eshel that Abraham planted? The sages differ: One says it was an orchard, for growing the fruit that the hospitable Abraham served the people who...
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By:
Frank Rosci, JE Feature
As a murmur of anticipation gave way to hushed expectation - and then welcoming applause - Avram Hershko, M.D., Ph.D., a noted Israeli medical researcher and one of three collaborators to win the 2004 Nobel Prize for chemistry, stepped to the podium to begin a lecture about the team's prize-winning work in human cell research. From the start, scientists, medical...
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Researchers report in a recent issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings that more than half of their study patients were unable to list their medications, diagnoses, treatment plan (names and purposes of medications) and common side effects of prescribed medications. The findings are of concern to physicians, because failure of patients to follow treatment plans or understand the requirements after leaving...
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When it comes to your small business's cash flow, the old saying "timing is everything" couldn't be more relevant. For the business owner, the challenge is to avoid the cash-flow gap that can occur when outflows outpace inflows. Fortunately, many strategies exist for improving cash-flow management. The Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants offers the following ideas. • Forecast the...
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Living in the “Information Age” means that investors have a wealth of financial information at their fingertips. The number of Web sites, message boards and Web logs keeps multiplying, in addition to TV and radio talk shows, and, of course, the more traditional newspapers and magazines. Financial literacy is crucial, and investors need to follow the market trends and economic...
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