Sunday, May 24, 2015 Sivan 6, 5775

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Ben Franklin … Jewish? What did he use to discover electricity - Yiddish kite? "Well, he might have been Jewish. I've heard that his actual name was Moshe Ben Franklin," joshes Josh Kornbluth, Jewish himself and Franklin's avuncular avatar on stage. Early to bed, early to rise - you still won't be able to put one over on this mirthful...
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Rochester, Minn. Magnetic shoe insoles did not effectively relieve foot pain among patients in a study, according to a recent report in Mayo Clinic Proceedings. And the results indicate that patients who strongly believed in magnets had pain relief, even if they were given false magnets to wear. "This study provides convincing evidence that use of these static magnets was...
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Local physician versed in prime minister's condition and treatment
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Sally Friedman, JE Feature
When the medical news about Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's initial stroke - and the proposed course of treatment - was flashed around the world, Dr. David L. Fischman was clearly more informed than most others about the condition. An interventional cardiologist at the Jefferson Heart Institute, Fischman, who earned his medical degree at New York Medical College and continued...
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Adina Matusow, JE Feature
He walks me to my car after an amazing first date. "I had a great time," he says, then adds those three infamous words, "I''ll call you." He gives me a sweet kiss. I tell him I had a wonderful time as well. I close the door and smile, then call a friend to tell her how excited I am...
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The Forman Center of the Raymond and Ruth Perelman Jewish Day School last month opened its Bank Yeladim. The program, a joint effort by Willow Grove Bank and First Financial Bank, allows students to deposit as little as $1 in individual savings accounts and keep track of their nest eggs with passbooks. (At right) Principal Anita Block stands inside the...
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