Saturday, December 10, 2016 Kislev 10, 5777

Symposium works to foster awareness of cancer treatment through the arts
By:
Frank Rosci, JE Feature
Boston-based writer Alice Hoffman was an established, best-selling author long before two kinds of breast cancer struck in July 1998. But as a cancer survivor, she turned the adversity of the disease into an even more successful career -- emerging from her fight for life more purposeful and more passionate. In her latest book -- Hoffman's novels are known widely...
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The era of the Internet start-up boom may be over, but the demand for technology professionals continues to rise. Broader use of cheaper, more easily available technology by a variety of industries and a dearth of technology professionals mean that technology will continue to be a hot career choice. The technology industry remains one of the fastest-growing career fields. Employment...
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By:
Suzan Globus, JE Feature
A friend of a friend called to ask if he could meet to talk about his interest in pursuing a career in interior design. This 45-year-old mortgage-broker was, in his words, "having a mid-life crisis" and wanted to spend his time in a more creative pursuit. Often, I am asked to advise those contemplating launching a career in interior design...
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By:
Roy S. Gutterman, JE Feature
Fed up with feeling excluded at Jewish holidays because you're single? Believe it or not, there is a holiday just for us, the unmarried, the single and the Jewish: Tu B'Av. Before you start scratching your head wondering how you forgot this from Hebrew school, the truth about this holiday is that it's a bit on the obscure side. A...
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By:
Rachel Silverman, JE Feature
If it is said of people that they exercise "religiously," it usually means that they apply a level of fervor to their workouts common to devout believers. In Yaffa Bruckner's "Klee" class, however, the phrase takes on a much more literal translation: It involves an actual combination of physical movements and spirituality. In the women-only class, held Wednesday evenings at...
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