Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Nisan 16, 5774
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Jane Horwitz sat attentively Tuesday afternoon in the University of Pennsylvania lecture hall - her legs were crossed, one hand clutched a cell phone, and her mouth nervously bit the fingernails on the other - and listened to how the school year would unfold for her teenage daughter Libby, who until Hurricane Katrina ravaged the city of New Orleans was...
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Shore diehards grieve over Miss America move
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Carin M. Smilk, JE Feature
Normally, Suzanne Cohen would be gearing up for the big night. Come Labor Day, she'd be enmeshed in all things glamorous, in all things related to the Miss America pageant. She would be reviewing her schedule, fine-tuning the 54 hours of time she'd offer over eight days as an official pageant hostess. She'd be meeting and greeting the representatives, ages...
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David Pine seemed barely able to stay awake, at times resting his eyes or laying his head on his parents' kitchen table while his mother kept urging him to wake up. But his utter exhaustion can be forgiven; it's been a whirlwind summer for the 12-year-old from Newtown. After all, his Council Rock-Newtown baseball squad just returned on Aug. 25...
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Zara Myers, JE Features
Though not too great a flame burns from the candles on a five-year cake, the birthday still remains significant in and of itself. The Jewish Relief Agency, a project of Lubavitch House, this month celebrates half a decade of providing food to low-income families in the local Jewish community. The group will mark the occasion through a large charity effort...
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For the second time in its 58-year history, Post 575 of the Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America has honored a former soldier by latching his name to the group. When it formed back in 1947, the post was named after Lt. Milton Kelkey, a Philadelphian who was killed in battle during World War II. In April,...
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