Monday, July 28, 2014 Av 1, 5774

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Rabbi Neil Cooper
In response to angst over the future of the city's two Jewish middle schools, Temple Beth Hillel-Beth El Rabbi Neil Cooper convened a meeting at his Wynnewood congregation. The following is a letter he wrote detailing what they discussed.
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Diane McManus, Jewish Exponent Feature
Dan Jones considers himself fortunate — this despite a car accident in 1999 that resulted in paralysis of both legs.
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It was a thrilling foot race right down to the wire — and when the contest was over, it was Israel that became a deciding factor in the outcome.
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Maxine Dovere, JNS.org
Born Karola Ruth Siegel in Frankfurt, Germany, the woman now known as “Dr. Ruth” saw her father arrested by Nazis and said a final goodbye to her mother as she boarded a Kindertransport rescue train to Switzerland.
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Rachel Vigoda, Special Sections Feature
Like most clichés, there’s some truth behind it: Once you survive cancer, you stop sweating the small stuff. “You take the trivial and get rid of it. You start living life to the fullest. It sounds trite, but it’s the truth,” says Ellen Coren, who was diagnosed with inflammatory breast cancer at age 44. She found the lump in October...
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