Friday, April 25, 2014 Nisan 25, 5774

Jordana Jacobs

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When her daughter's engagement was broken, Kay Goodstadt looked no further than her own college education and work experience as a way to comfort the young, bummed-out former fiancée. With a degree in health and sexual education from Temple University - and two decades of work as a makeup artist - Goodstadt offered her 25-year-old a professional going-over. "We took...
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It causes no consternation for Betsy Sheerr that in the tsunami-ravaged region of the world most victims are Muslims, and that some of the countries don't even recognize the State of Israel. Instead, she explains, the idea of tikkun olam - or the healing of the world - refers to the entire world, not just to the Jewish one. To...
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This isn't your run-of-the-mill fitness class. It's 9 a.m. on a Friday, and nearly two-dozen men and women are standing and sitting - and hopping and jumping - on colorful mats on the floor of the two-story gymnasium at the JCC Klein Branch in Northeast Philadelphia. Donned in sweatsuits or T-shirts and shorts - and, of course, the requisite pair...
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Though the Holocaust is a topic many find difficult to read about, let alone write about, 100 local sixth-graders tackled the challenge head on. In the 11th annual Holocaust writing contest sponsored by the local chapter of the National Council of Jewish Women, students at the Elkins Park School were asked to jot down their thoughts about the Shoah, using...
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Although Jewish causes were a significant part of his Brooklyn upbringing - his father was president of their Orthodox shul, and was also involved with the Zionist Organization of America; and his mother headed up a chapter of Hadassah - Richard Levine's family never really thought he'd become a rabbi. They assumed he would join the family's law office. Now,...
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