Sunday, September 21, 2014 Elul 26, 5774

By:
Frank Rosci, JE Feature
With news about stem cells making major headlines almost daily, a joint stem-cell research program between the Coriell Institute for Medical Research, Camden, N.J., and the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, announced in January 2005, continues in a collaborative effort to advance the study of adult and embryonic stem cells. The program, funded by a $1 million pledge from Coriell...
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Want to stand out from the mob getting married?
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Gloria Hayes Kremer, JE Feature
Thinking of popping the question? For this very important occasion, if you take your significant other to one of the most stunning locales imaginable, all the particular details can be pre-arranged by the “Proposal Concierge” before your arrival. Romance is so overwhelming in Bermuda, for instance, that guest-services manager Nadja Talevi at Cambridge Beaches now holds the position. “This is...
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By:
Clifford D. Schlesinger, JE Feature
Do you remember those advertisements from sunny Florida, where the spokesperson said, "Orange juice - it isn't just for breakfast anymore." The sponsors identified that it was a myth that a person could only drink orange juice in the morning and dispelled it with a catchy slogan. Another such myth is that endowment giving is only for the very wealthy...
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By:
Jan L. Apple, JE Feature
The words voiced to many Jewish parents are too familiar: "Why do I have to go to Hebrew school? It's so boring; I'm not learning anything." Through research and population studies over the last few years, such sentiments have become a wake-up call to the Jewish community. With 80 percent of Jewish youth receiving their formal religious training in supplemental...
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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, hundreds of people die each year from heat stroke - as we know from recent headlines across the country, which have noted the toll of this summer's sweltering weather. Among the most vulnerable are the elderly, the very young and the infirm. "Knowing how to prevent and care for heat stroke...
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