Thursday, July 10, 2014 Tammuz 12, 5774

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A contingent of Merion-area residents opposed to a plan by St. Joseph's University to turn the grounds of a former private school into collegiate-level athletic fields is worried that the changes could disrupt the Shabbat experience for Orthodox families in the area. The protracted zoning battle over the project shows no signs of being over any time soon. St. Joe's...
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Health care group connects patients to Philly doctors
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Rachel Levy Lesser, JE Feature
An Israeli veteran recently underwent a liver transplant in Philadelphia. He stayed in the city for two months, and is now thriving back in his home country. The operation, paid for by the Israeli military, was made possible by Philadelphia International Medicine. PIM, a health organization that links patients from around the world to leading physicians and hospitals in Philadelphia,...
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Elyse Glickman, JE Feature
We'll always have Paris -- as well as New York, Rome and London. For this reason, it's time to hit the road less traveled on our vacations this year. From the perspective of a travel reporter, there are 10 destinations of Jewish interest that stand out, as they represent experiences that combine a mix of glamour, adventure and evidence our...
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Now that the holiday season is over, and those expensive winter trips are being discounted a bit, it may be time to consider packing up the bags for some chillin' out away from the crowds. But keep in mind that there are a number of scams that unsuspecting travelers can fall victim to if they are not careful. The Pennsylvania...
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Advice for the food-leery: Watch out for what's on the table
The holiday season doesn't have to wreak havoc on your weight-loss goals, according to the folks at TOPS Club, Inc. ("Take Off Pounds Sensibly"), the nonprofit weight-loss support organization. Follow these 10 strategies to navigate the eating season for a great time without a great gain. · Don't go hungry. Arriving at a party on an empty stomach is a...
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