Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Elul 22, 5774

Overprescribing antibiotics can prove deadly
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Dr. Raul Raz, JE Feature
A recent outbreak of childhood meningitis (meningo-coccus) in Israel, where there were several fatalities, is not a call for alarm either within the Jewish state or the United States. The reality is that everyone carries a variety of bacteria in their nose, tonsils and skin. It's estimated that some 7 percent to 10 percent of all kids are carriers of...
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For the second year in a row, the Jewish Community Hebrew High School of Gratz College is adding a branch in Bucks County. Gratz offers supplementary Jewish education to students between grades eight to 12, in 13 locations spread across the Delaware Valley. Congregation Tiferes B'nai Israel in Warrington, a Reconstructionist synagogue, is the newest addition to Gratz's list of...
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A brand-new, amenity-rich Main Line condominium project boasts a flush year, with room to grow
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Greg Salisbury, JE Feature
J. Brian O'Neill has some packing tips for anyone planning to buy one of the one-, two- or three-bedroom units at Corinthian, the Main Line's first condominium project to be built in 20 years (thanks in no small part to recent changes in Lower Merion Township's zoning laws, which eased restrictions on developing multifamily construction): "All you need are clothes...
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Frank Rosci, JE Feature
An angelic singing voice and a charming presence graced a rather festive night at a Malvern home recently. The wondrous voice belonged to talented Nili Seidel, a 22-year-old blind Israeli singer and pianist. Why she was here is a story of hope and thanksgiving, love and friendship. Seidel was in town - along with her mother Guila, founder and chairwoman...
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Behind a dazzling display of fireworks and with the help of a star-studded cast of Israeli entertainers, some 7,000 athletes, coaches and officials from 52 countries kicked off the 17th Maccabiah Games on Monday night before an estimated crowd of 40,000 screaming fans. The opening ceremony at the Ramat Gan National Stadium - replete with a torch-lighting, a march of...
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