Sunday, June 26, 2016 Sivan 20, 5776
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Representatives of Jewish federations from across the country are set to meet in Florida this weekend to weigh a potentially watershed proposal that could overhaul the system for disbursing hundreds of millions of dollars to charitable causes in Israel, the former Soviet Union and elsewhere. But officials at the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia said that the result of what...
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Ben G. Frank, JE Feature
Even as late as the end of this past September, many pundits and investment managers were advising clients not to pull out of the market and not to place their money under the mattress. Yet considering the events of the last six months, when so many have lost so much in the horrible market, people hoped that they would have...
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But, one month in, how much harder are resolutions to keep in a truly tough economy?
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Ben G. Frank, JE Feature
It's been a month now since the natural optimism of a new year had everyone celebrating. Since then, President Obama has asked us to commit to an ongoing and, possibly, tougher economic climate. Are those high-falutin' resolutions you vowed you'd keep a month ago still viable? In these increasingly difficult economic times, is it easier/tougher to "manage debt, save money,...
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How to get over feeling so overwhelmed with work
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Adele Sommers, JE Feature
It's two weeks before deadline. But your project is at least six weeks behind: Everyone is sweating bullets. As project leader, you're wringing your hands; a volcano of surprises has erupted since the project launched three months ago. No one foresaw the lava flow of trouble ahead. Your dilemma: Information that was supposed to be available in week two won't...
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Michael L. Schwartz, J Feature
With the presidential election over, and inauguration this coming Tuesday, speculation of how the electoral votes would add up has given way to debates on whether the multiple government-sponsored bailouts will be enough to rescue our faltering economy. The economic crisis will certainly be at the forefront of President-elect Barack Obama's agenda as he takes office, and it's likely the...
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