Wednesday, August 27, 2014 Elul 1, 5774

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Joel L. Naroff, JE Feature
The good news is that the labor market is solid; the bad news is that the labor market is solid. And while that may sound like an economist joke, it isn't. What should make us all smile is that the economy is now an efficient job-creation machine: U.S. businesses and governments added a very respectable 211,000 new positions in March...
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Rita Charleston, JE Feature
Many of us in this country, and certainly in the Delaware Valley, long for the day we can be in business for ourselves. That fact was quite evident recently as dozens of men and women sat in the auditorium of the Federal Reserve Bank in Center City recently minding their own businesses - asking questions and helped along by the...
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Casablanca and you -perfect together May 11, 2006
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Ben G. Frank, JE Feature
The joys of visiting Morocco? One of them certainly is Casablanca. It may not be the prettiest city, but it is busy: busy port, busy streets, busy hotels, busy stores and busy restaurants. Ah, Casablanca … with its broad avenues, skyscrapers and luxury hotels in the "new city," and traditional, much smaller, block whitish-gray houses in many of the "old...
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As a guidance counselor for the School District of Philadelphia, Linda Dubin Garfield always taught her students to follow their dreams. But it wasn't until she retired in 2002 that she actually practiced what she preached when it came to her life. From the age of 8, Garfield was interested in art, but "never felt good enough at it." So...
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Eight sporting greats - one of them deceased - were honored Sunday for their athletic achievements by being inducted into the Philadelphia Jewish Sports Hall of Fame at the Gershman Y in Center City. The honorees included two wrestlers, three basketball players, a track star, a soccer coach - even a sportscaster. "It was always an inconvenience to be a...
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