Thursday, July 10, 2014 Tammuz 12, 5774

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Rita Charleston, Jewish Exponent Feature
"How do you balance the desire to be accepted by the people around you with the desire to follow what's in your heart and soul?" asks psychologist Leonard Felder in his book, Fitting In Is Overrated: The Survival Guide for Anyone Who Has Ever Felt Like an Outsider . Felder, who, as a little boy felt like a complete outsider,...
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The Wellness Community of Philadelphia is sponsoring "A Month of Mindfulness for People Affected by Cancer," each Wednesday in September, at its Fairmount Park headquarters. The two-hour sessions, beginning at 1:30 p.m., are hosted by Gabriel Rocco and offer meditation practices. The series kicks off Sept. 2, with "Mindfulness of Breathing," followed by "Mindfulness" of body, Sept. 9; eating, Sept...
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A psychologist/author bares all about getting back into the dating game at 50-plus
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Rita Charleston, Jewish Exponent Feature
According to clinical psychologist and best-selling author Judith Sills, perhaps at no time in human history are women in a better place in which to enjoy their lives -- even our romantic lives, which we may have thought were over. That's one of the reasons why Sills wrote her latest book, Getting Naked Again: Dating, Romance, Sex, and Love When...
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Elyse Glickman, Jewish Exponent Feature
Two years ago, Macau lay somewhere between its colorful history and the city it wanted to be in the 21st century. It boasted a venerable collection of museums and sites celebrating its fusion of Chinese and Portuguese culture, and yet was the world's most ambitious construction site. Billionaire casino hoteliers Steve Wynn and Sheldon Adelson placed heavy bets on Macau...
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Aaron Passman, Staff Writer
Who's up for a victory lap? Thousands of athletes from more than 60 nations competed in the 18th World Maccabiah Games in Israel, the quadrennial "Jewish Olympics," which ran from July 12 to July 23. The games had a number of highlights, not least of which were the participation by Olympic swimmer Jason Lezak, who won two gold medals, and...
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