Saturday, December 27, 2014 Tevet 5, 5775

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Ben G. Frank, JE Feature
China - the Middle Kingdom, the heavenly land, the sweeping plains, the rice fields in the spring, the glorious mountains and the wild, cruel rivers. Add to that 1.3 billion people, an economy growing at almost 10 percent a year (as well as a challenge to U.S. global hegemony), and you know that when you visit this People's Republic, you're...
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A sudden sensation may be next step in the dieting boom
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Rita Charleston, JE Feature
Have you tried to diet and failed … over and over and over again? Have you joined a gym or tried your own exercise routine at home - and once again failed to lose those stubborn pounds mainly because boredom sets in? Well, why not consider dancing as a more perfect form of exercise and weight control? Area experts say...
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CEO's work rates high on a scale of 1 to 10
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Sally Friedman, JE Feature
There were five kids in a blue-collar, Gettysburg household, and Stephen Steinour was the second-oldest. His parents didn't have much, but there was plenty of joy in one another and a rock-solid value taught to each child: You give back. That lesson clearly took for Steinour, now chairman and CEO of Citizens Bank's Mid-Atlantic Region. This thoughtful, articulate man has...
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Promoting health as Martins Run turns 25
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Standing along the driveway leading up to the place they call home, about 30 senior citizens got themselves prepared - wiggling their ankles and rolling their heads from side to side, then stretching out various other parts of their bodies. Concluding with some enthusiastic cheers, the men and women - some dressed in shorts and others in jogging pants, but...
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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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