Wednesday, September 28, 2016 Elul 25, 5776
By:
Liz Spikol | JE Staff
When I got older and cut synthetic sugars from my diet, I began to appreciate fruit — a process that was helped along each year at Rosh Hashanah, when the sweetness of the new year is celebrated not with the Fun Dip or Now & Laters of my youth, but with apples and honey.
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By:
Andy Gotlieb | JE Managing Editor
Julie Seltzer is a female Torah scribe, or soferet. She is believed to be just the second soferet in the world to transcribe an entire Torah.
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By:
Liz Spikol | JE Staff
Dr. Jeffrey Greenstein has devoted his professional life to treating and researching multiple sclerosis and remains as passionately interested in it now as he was as a medical student in his native South Africa.
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By:
Jon Marks | JE Staff
Five years retired from her 37-year career as a fifth-grade teacher in Philadelphia, Janice Schwartz Donahue is now passing on arguably a more important lesson.
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By:
Marissa Stern | JE Staff
Bassem Eid, a Palestinian political analyst and human rights pioneer who frequently voices opposition to the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel, participated in the state memorial ceremony that morning and joined a group of young professionals with Young Jewish Leadership Concepts (YJLC) for an afternoon meet-and-greet.
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