Tuesday, September 30, 2014 Tishri 6, 5775
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Justin Sacharoff Jewish Exponent Feature
Looking to Israel for talented start-up companies is hot right now in the business world. But Brian Rosenzweig and his partners at JANVEST Technologies, an angel investment fund based in Philadelphia and Tel Aviv, don't believe that the 64-year-old nation has been fully mined for its potential. Rosenzweig, managing partner and vice president of investor development for JANVEST, and his...
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Jewish groups are bracing for the impact that Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett's proposed $27.1 billion budget could have on poor and elderly constituents. The budget includes hundreds of millions of dollars in potential cuts and no tax increases. Corbett has stressed the need to instill greater fiscal responsibility and to cut down on fraud and waste in state government. In...
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Elyse Glickman, JE Feature
When it comes to celebrities and trendsetters, it may genuinely seem that the grass is always greener on their side, especially when it comes to easy access to organic foods. However, the more the rest of us educate ourselves on what's out there, the faster that paradigm will change. Prices remain slightly higher for organic foods at supermarkets and produce...
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Excitement for fans whose eyes glaze over at doughnuts
Let them eat -- doughnuts! Krispy Kreme has opened a certified kosher franchise in the heart of Center City Philadelphia. The new store, located at 41 S. 16th St., opened with considerable fanfare in recent months, greeted by a long line, including, at its front, a man who had been there since 4 p.m. the previous day, 14 hours before...
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Diane McManus, Jewish Exponent Feature
Imagine you are a young adult from Eastern Europe. You have just moved to a new country, must adjust to a new language, currency, form of government and a host of other details that face a newcomer. Add to this the need to launch a career. Imagine, too, that you have arrived alone, leaving family and friends behind. You don't...
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