Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Av 3, 5774

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Gloria Hayes Kremer, JE Feature
With a whole host of parties and parades, mega-musical events and fireworks celebrating the Fourth of July in Philadelphia, this year promises to be one of the most exhilarating holiday commemorations to date. There's just so much to see and do as the City of Brotherly Love goes all out to show the nation -and the world - that this...
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Mort Alper, JE Feature
Indifferent to the sound of car engines, the honking of horns or the prattle of human voices, the ponies make their way past the Loblolly pines, the marshes and the hard-topped roads of the preserve. Along the Maryland and Virginia coastline, the main attractions are usually the quiet beaches. But on the southern third of Virginia's Assateague Island, the lure...
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The Earth cries out for care; national, local legislators act
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Give a man a recycling bin and you might just have won a convert to the environmentalist cause. Teach a government how to recycle - get it to mandate such behavior - and you've made history. So it goes in Washington, D.C., and America's 50 state capitals: Individual, even small-group change - this consumer buys a hybrid-electric car, that synagogue...
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Junior Maccabi players score big on land and water
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Jared Shelly, JE Feature
Matt Miller stared at the soccer ball just a few feet away, wondering which direction it would fly. A teammate's advice for how to save this penalty kick was still echoing in his head: "Just pick a side." With the score of his Junior Maccabi semifinal game still tied at 0-0, the pressure was on. The 12-year-old needed to make...
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Q:After spending the better part of two decades grappling with health-policy issues at the federal and local governmental level, do you now find yourself in a dream job, where you're simply supposed to give money away to worthy causes? A:"It is a dream job. It's a huge opportunity to be able to have an impact on the problems and issues...
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