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A New Special Needs Directory Debuts Online

Looking for art therapy for a child with special needs, or maybe a job for an adult with high-functioning autism? Find suggestions for those...
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The Personal and the Political

Throughout his life in politics, former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter often invoked the name of his Yiddish-speaking father, Harry, who left czarist Russia in...
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On the March With Passover

JerusalemOn the eve of Passover, the Israeli army is embarking on one of its biggest operations of the year.  Whether in the field, on...
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Special Needs Get a Boost

With Tourette Syndrome, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and a room filled with rowdy classmates working against him, 13-year-old Adam Fishbein said it simply became...
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Philadelphians Join Record-Breaking Group of Lone Soldiers

Rafi Glantz wanted to join the Israel Defense Forces since he was 10 years old. At that time, according to the 18-year-old, his parents...
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Rabbi Gets Probation in Sexual Abuse Case

A rabbi and former teacher living in Northeast Philadelphia was sentenced to 10 years probation last week in a Boston court after pleading guilty...
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Republican’s Lei of the Land

Linda Lingle is used to beat­ing the odds. Which is why the Jewish Republican who served two terms as governor of Hawaii believes she...
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Ancient Ritual, Modern Misgivings

Zoe Cohen and Ken Rosso are due to have their second child in September, and if it's a boy, they're already set on not...
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Home, Sweet (New) Home

An area couple who has touched hundreds of children's lives will set one last example as they leave for their new home in Jerusalem...
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A Woman’s Perogative at the Ballot Box

Kim Decker and her teenage son, Bennett, waited in a packed auditorium last month at Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel for the start of an...