Friday, May 22, 2015 Sivan 4, 5775

Meet the people charged with making Philadelphia the destination of choice for tourists and locals.
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Robert Libkind, Inside Magazine feature
Stroll through Old City or anywhere near Independence Hall on a weekend day and you can’t help but notice the large number of tourists, even during this past brutal winter. And with spring’s arrival and the peak vacation season fast approaching, the throngs of visitors will increase exponentially. It wasn’t always so. Although the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall have...
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Just what drives the men behind Philadelphia’s real estate success stories?
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Barbara S. Rothschild, Inside Magazine feature
Jews usually interpret the Divine decree, “And they shall make me a sanctuary and I will dwell among them,” as written in the Terumah portion of Exodus, as a reference to God taking up residence among the Israelites once they built the first-ever synagogue. But nowadays, Jews often take the Torah passage to mean that human beings can bring holiness...
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Be sure to consult the Zodiac as well as Edmunds when shopping for a new car.
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By Jack Smith, Inside Magazine feature
Since the dawn of history, everyone from scholars to stargazers has pondered the meaning of the Zodiac. And even though the Talmud advises that “Israel is not subject to the fortunes of planets,” many Jews can be counted among that number. As explained on the website shiratdevorah.blogspot.com , the same holy writings predict eminence for sun-sign children and material wealth...
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A day spent with the store’s personal shoppers reveals how trends get made.
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By Hilary Danailova, Inside Magazine feature
There was no sign of Taylor Swift amid the stiletto-heel display that Lauren Milstein was rearranging at Saks Fifth Avenue in Bala Cynwyd, where Milstein — a sales associate whose Instagram posts have a worldwide following — presides over Dior pumps and Chanel sandals. Nor was Rihanna lurking around the sedate racks of dresses on the second floor of the...
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Mio is creating and manufacturing sustainable, must-have design — in Philly.
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By Hilary Danailova
When Isaac Salm got a call in 2001 from his younger brother, Jaime, asking him to quit his corporate job and help start a furniture design business in Philadelphia, the elder Salm immediately started brainstorming about profit margins and outsourcing production to China. So he was a little taken aback when Jaime, the design half of the brothers’ Philadelphia-based firm...
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