Friday, July 1, 2016 Sivan 25, 5776
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The garment industry — also known as the rag trade, or the schmatte trade — fed much of the commercial activity. There were dozens of sweatshops, fabric stores and tailors, and the pushcart vendors who couldn’t afford a brick-and-mortar shop sold remnants by the side of the road.
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Jon Marks | JE Staff
After all, when you spend more than a year of agony and frustration trying to conceive a child and almost reach the point where you’re ready to accept it just won’t happen — and then it does — there’s no such thing as a bad day.
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Marissa Stern | JE Staff
Of the 43 reported incidents in Pennsylvania, the audit identified 29 cases of harassment, 12 cases of vandalism and two assaults, according to a press release.
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Andy Gotlieb | JE Staff
Former Lower Merion Commissioner Felice Goodwin Wiener died on June 26 from complications due to ALS, a chronic condition often known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.



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