Monday, October 20, 2014 Tishri 26, 5775

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Bernice Fried Saks-JE Feature
Shalom, y'all! Welcome to the Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience What's it all about? Well, listen up! When we think of the mass migration of Jews to America in the 19th century to escape persecution and suffering, the countries that usually come to mind are those in Eastern Europe. But thousands of Jews came to the United States from...
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Frank Rosci- JE Feature
Is it possible that recipients of organ transplants can suddenly begin to exhibit donor characteristics, even novel personality traits? Or is this phenomenon - even though well-documented in the popular press - aligned more with the realm of science fiction than science fact? Given that each and every cell in the human body is genetically complete, is there any chance...
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Although sex and religion are considered by some faiths to be an unholy alliance, Rabbi Dennis Ross feels that, overall, Judaism holds the act in a favorable light. "Sex is not inherently evil," Ross said to about 50 people last week at Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel in Elkins Park. "At times, sex is a mitzvah." The talk, titled "When Sex...
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Card is a credit to communal causes
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Frank Rosci- JE Feature
Recent years have seen a boom in affinity cards - credit cards their creators and promoters have crafted to specifically "drive a bit more business to a particular company, store or idea, while carriers of such cards tend to feel happy to have the card and proud of the connection when they display it for use," according to Professor David...
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Adina Matusow, JE Feature
Talking about the future can indeed be scary. And talking about the future of a relationship is even more so, mainly because your feelings are not the only ones involved. When my friend Steff started dating Brian, right away, he was deemed amazing. Things got serious fast, and she could just tell from the way he acted and what he...
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