Sunday, July 13, 2014 Tammuz 15, 5774
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Fred D. Snitzer, JE Feature
We've suffered a great trauma over the past two years, and though we seem to be on the mend, the aftershocks linger. Eyeing nervously the recent 50 percent rise in the market, we wonder whether it will continue, or if we will be disappointed once again. Is this the proverbial "sucker's rally"? Will the autumnal months of September and October...
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Michael L. Schwartz, JE Feature
If you're planning to become engaged this holiday season, you're not alone. According to a Modern Bride survey, more than 25 percent of all couples initiate their plans to tie the knot in November and December. If you're among the couples who soon will begin wedding planning, it's important to remember that while your engagement is the first step toward...
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The amount of money that Americans spend on prescription drugs is more than five times higher today than it was in 1990, according to a Kaiser Family Foundation study. As many struggle to meet the steep price of medications, particularly in a tough economy, the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants offers these tips to help you more easily afford...
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Former Schmidt's site revitalized, enhancing Northern Liberties' profile in progress
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Frank Rosci, JE Feature
In a dream-pursued, dream-realized venture, real estate developer Bart Blatstein, founder and president of Tower Development, Inc., the city's leading development company, last weekend unveiled to the public his much awaited and heralded Piazza at Schmidt's, located at Second Street and Germantown Avenue in Northern Liberties. With crowds of young and old in attendance, the 80,000-square-foot, open-air plaza, styled after...
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With donations down, what will happen to various groups, programs and services?
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Before the financial crisis hit, all signs pointed upward for Moving Traditions. The national organization -- founded four years ago and based in Jenkintown -- fosters Jewish identity through the lens of gender. It had expanded its signature program, "Rosh Hodesh: It's a Girl Thing!," far beyond its local roots, establishing groups throughout the country. And donors appeared willing to...
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