Wednesday, August 27, 2014 Elul 1, 5774

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Frank Rosci, JE Feature
Woody Allen portrayed one so well in his films he made us laugh out loud. But to millions of Americans, who live as real-life hypochondriacs, the condition is no laughing matter, but one that keeps them wondering and wandering for answers amid their own complicated, convoluted version of medical-social truth. "The syndrome of Hypochondriasis (commonly called hypochondria) has been around...
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Craig G. Langweiler, JE Feature
I'll bet you're not considering the prospect that you might need nursing home or skilled home health care. But the unthinkable can happen. You insure your home against fire and your car against an accident - and never complain if that money is "wasted." Why not insure against one of the most expensive realities of life - long-term care? As...
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Now that the package has been mailed to the IRS — and you’ve watched all those people on TV newscasts dropping their forms off at the post office at the very last minute — do some questions remain? Namely, what happens if the IRS gets in touch with you for an … audit? If there is anything that can strike...
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Rabbi Sandra Berliner sums up the work she does for the elderly rather simply: "If you can't get to a shul, I'll bring the shul to you." As an employee of Jewish Family and Children's Service, the Melrose Park resident works as a chaplain at the five Federation Housing complexes located throughout Philadelphia. "Being there, I help emotionally, spiritually, and...
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A pair of 17-year-olds, one from Media, the other from Chestnut Hill, were among 50 winners nationwide of a Holocaust essay contest sponsored by talk show host Oprah Winfrey. The competition, which drew approximately 50,000 entrants, asked students to reflect on Elie Wiesel's seminal Holocaust memoir Night . Strath Haven High School junior Phillip deGrouchy, who was raised in the...
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