Friday, December 19, 2014 Kislev 27, 5775

A German city perfumed with history
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Rita Charleston, JE Feature
We arrived at Germany's huge Cologne Central Station, one of the key rail hubs in Europe. And as soon as we exited, we were immediately struck by the magnificent Gothic Cathedral -- once the tallest building in Europe -- which dominates the city with its characteristic towers. Attracting more than 5 million visitors every year, it's one of the city's...
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Like many other people with aging parents, Beth Dooneief, 53, is forced to juggle her life and career with caring for her 85-year-old mother. While many in the same situation struggle to find time to work, run errands or even develop a hobby, Dooneief has more time for her husband and a busy career teaching business courses at Drexel University's...
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By:
Frank Rosci, JE Feature
As Israel continues to defend itself in Lebanon, countering unprovoked aggression by the terrorist organization Hezbollah, an emerging concern is what effects the war will have on the future of the Israeli economy. While Israeli Deputy Prime Minister Shimon Peres recently suggested on a trip to Washington, D.C., that Israel may be getting close to making a decision about how...
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Having procedures on how to handle the 'right stuff' can boost a company's morale
Every business, regardless of size, needs to provide knowledge and resources to help its employees act ethically. According to the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants , there are several critical ways to develop and sustain an ethical business environment. Perhaps the most important is the realization that "it all starts at the top." Leading by example, company management sets...
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Or can we ever just be friends? The push-and-pull nature of men and women
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Adina Matusow, JE Feature
A platonic friendship between a man and woman can work, especially in the more comfortable situation of what my friends and I call a "safe" male friend. For example, it's easy to become friends with your best friend's boyfriend because you are already meeting him as a "taken man," and the possibility of something happening is instantly eliminated. It's also...
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