Friday, March 6, 2015 AdarI 15, 5775

Only a fraction of children who are stung by insects and exhibit moderate to severe symptoms of an allergic reaction receive treatment at a hospital, according to a new study headed up by an Israeli physician. The study, titled "Allergic Reactions to Insect Stings: Results From a National Survey of 10,000 Junior High School Children in Israel," also highlights the...
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How a life can so drastically change, but the heart remains the same
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Sally Friedman, JE Feature
The memories cut wide and deep. Dan Gottlieb is a very young child who already senses that his father hates his working life as an Army-Navy store owner in Margate, N.J. The child is frightened by the notion that work can be so lacking in meaning and pleasure. Some years later, another memory: Dan is in seventh grade, in the...
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With Memorial Day weekend, drivers say tanks, but no tanks to gas pains
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Frank Rosci, JE Feature
Another three-day Memorial Day weekend's not just down the road - it's actually here - and with it comes the opportunity for summertime travel. But with the price of gas nearly as high as the sky on a clear summer day, this year's road is a rocky one, with potential misadventures of dented wallets and crashed credit cards looming on...
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Adina Matusow, JE Feature
I''ve always been a big believer in keeping some things private. For instance, he doesn''t need to know every little thing I do each day. He doesn''t need to know that I stopped by the dry cleaners (unless he has a suit that he asked me to get). My boyfriend certainly doesn''t need a play by play of my night...
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As a young girl, Marilyn Rosenthal Baltz really had no ties to Judaism. Her parents - Russian immigrants - owned a candy store in Kensington, where they worked seven days a week, and didn't belong to a synagogue. When she was in third grade, in the 1940s, someone told her about the Hebrew Sunday School Society - which sponsored sessions...
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