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Thighs Matter

Though fashion has periodically glorified the slender, delicate leg and adorned it with sky-high stiletto shoes and skinny jeans for women, the findings of...
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Day School Collective Offers Grants

Families have a new incentive to consider Jewish day school with a sweeping grant initiative that will provide tuition assistance for any of nine...
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Scholars Hit the Road

Travel as ennobling -- an educational pursuit that broadens knowledge and sharpens perceptions -- is a 20th century concept, according to German-born scholar Martin...
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Braced for Budget Cuts

Jewish groups are bracing for the impact that Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett's proposed $27.1 billion budget could have on poor and elderly constituents. The budget...
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He’s Got Game

Can multimillionaire business mogul and Abington native Adam Aron become the Sixers net prophet? It's looking good -- as Philly's once-failed and feeble pro basketball...
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Making Space for the Homeless

On a chilly Sunday evening, the main entrance to Beth David Reform Congregation in Gladwyne is dark, the parking lot almost empty. Inside, however, running...

Hadassah Gives Grant to Gratz High

The Hadassah Foundation has awarded a "mini-grant" to the Jewish Community High School of Gratz College to create a program that addresses teen dating.In...
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Day School Students Are Getting iPads

Students at Jewish day schools in the area have something else besides homework to look forward to as they return from summer vacation.The Kohelet...
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JEVS Lends A Helping Hand

With thousands of Pennsylvanians still unemployed or underemployed as Labor Day approaches, staff at JEVS Human Services are busy helping clients polish cover letters,...
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Last Hurrah at the Shore

An Israeli flag marks the oceanside home where an estimated 200 vacationers this summer bonded over communal Shabbats, frisbee on the beach and cultural...