Tuesday, March 3, 2015 AdarI 12, 5775
Dragon-boat festival draws suburban congregation -- and hopes for a rabbi's son afflicted with F.D.
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Frank Rosci, JE Feature
Next weekend, the waters of the Schuylkill River will be transformed into a river of hope for children and families dealing with the heartbreak of Familial Dysautonomia, a rare Jewish genetic disease that affects the sensory and automatic nervous systems. Two teams of more than 40 people from Old York Road Temple-Beth Am in Abington will take part for the...
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Todd H. Goldberg, M.D.
SENIOR MOMENTS As a geriatrician, I am always interested in the latest literature and theories on Alzheimer's disease, one of the scourges of modern times. With more and more people living to older ages, the number of people suffering from dementia is estimated to be more than 5 million in the United States alone. This fact was published in the...
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Lauren Kramer, JE Feature
It's a question many parents struggle with: How do you teach your kids to eat right in a time when obesity runs rampant? In a world where everyone around you is making poor food choices, how do you teach kids to make nourishing and healthy dietary decisions that will stay with them for life? One way: The days of a...
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Binge or bust: How to prepare for that last meal before Yom Kippur
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Rita Charleston, JE Feature
I always loved going to my Bubbe Minnie's house, especially during the High Holidays. She'd sit around her dining table with me -- one of her younger grandchildren -- enjoying the last meal before Yom Kippur, and telling me I didn't have to start fasting until I got up from the table. Actually, because I was only 3 or 4...
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By:
Aaron Passman, JE Staff
After the summer's recent heat waves, the last thing most people may want to think about is more sun. But David Blumenfeld hopes to change all that, so that when Philadelphians think sun, they don't conjure up images of white heat, but of green energy that can lead directly to greenbacks. Blumenfeld is president of Urban Eco Electric ( www.go-uee.com...
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