Thursday, August 25, 2016 Av 21, 5776
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As spring weather brightened the hallways at Kohelet Yeshiva High School in Merion Station this semester, students raced newly created robots, tinkered on a grand piano and practiced for spoken word competitions. Last month, several dozen adults gathered in the school's beit midrash for a free evening seminar on medical ethics presented by a world-renowned Orthodox rabbi. Meanwhile, a 14-year-old...
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Sensing an opportunity to make school vouchers a reality in Pennsylvania -- and a potentially big jump in government funds for day school parents struggling with high tuition costs -- the Orthodox Union is investing unprecedented resources in the state.
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Even though the Holocaust ended nearly 70 years ago, Jamie Etkind's parents still avoid buying German cars.
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Fredda Sacharow, Jewish Exponent Feature
The headlines are stark, even dire: "Recent college graduates face educational second thoughts," reports The Philadelphia Inquirer . "Prospects dim for new grads seeking jobs," echoes the Asbury Park Press . And from The Wall Street Journal , this blunt piece of unwelcome advice: "College Graduates, Expect a Lengthy Job Hunt." Marina Gonzalez (left) of Elkins Park earned a degree...
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Tiny hands shoot up as Leslie Maizel selects two volunteers for a role-play exercise at Temple Beth Hillel-Beth El's preschool in Wynnewood. She positions the pretend "Randy" and "Suzy" in the center of their circle with a pile of blocks. They'd be happy to play together, Maizel tells her class of 5-year- olds, but Randy wants to build a castle...
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