Saturday, July 23, 2016 Tammuz 17, 5776
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Avi Romanoff spent months preparing to play the role of former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman in a mock school primary. The 15-year-old sophomore at the Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy in Bryn Mawr scoured the presidential hopeful's website and followed the political coverage. He also watched as many of the GOP presidential debates as he could, not only to learn...
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Ashley Gold, JE Feature
You don't know how much you miss structured, purposefully Jewish culture until it is laid out in front of you by Boscov's kosher catering, with dreidels on a plastic tablecloth accompanied by a few pieces of dark chocolate gelt.
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Jennifer Katz | JE Feature
It's been 13 years since a group of middle-school students turned their tiny Tennessee town into a national model of tolerance education -- and their lesson is still going strong. "This is about 16 children who wanted to know more, who were not content with the answers they'd been given," said Sandra Roberts, the eighth-grade language arts teacher from Whitwell,...
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At the schools run by the Abayudaya, the tiny Jewish community in Uganda, students of Jewish, Christian and Muslim backgrounds learn side by side.
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In college, Shari Botwin was always dieting. Sometimes, the Cherry Hill, N.J., psychologist recalled, she would exercise three to four hours a day.
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