Saturday, December 10, 2016 Kislev 10, 5777

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Central High School junior Alex Neff has heard the stories about college admissions becoming more competitive, with more applicants vying for the same number of slots. Then there's tuition. That's increasing exponentially, too, a trend his single mother finds especially troubling. For Neff, there's also the question of where he'll be able to find a Jewish community on campus --...
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As the girls' lacrosse team from the Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy competed for a league championship last week, the players on the field looked like a well-seasoned group of athletes putting on a scrappy performance that nearly won them the title. In reality, this group, like the school's program, was completing only its second season. Three years ago, many...
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Do tears in workplace work more against women than men?
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Elyse Glickman, Jewish Exponent Feature
When a woman cries in public, even against her best intentions to remain cool under pressure, studies show that it unleashes negative stereotypes, even in 2011. However, it's a different story when powerful men such as U.S. House Speaker John Boehner and broadcaster Glenn Beck happen to unleash the waterworks. In fact, these incidents, plus well-publicized recent research conducted by...
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This Chagall biblical 'Window' opens onto Rue du Temple
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George Medovoy, Jewish Exponent Feature
With the Philadelphia Museum of Art currently focusing on "Paris Through the Window: Marc Chagall and His Circle," what better time to go straight to the source and see the origins of what inspired the master artist. The Musée d'Art et d'Histoire du Judaisme sits behind the walls of the Hotel de Saint-Aignan, an aristocratic 17th-century mansion on what is...
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Susan Perloff, Jewish Exponent Feature
What makes a philanthropist? How does someone accrue so much money that she or he can donate millions to people with less wherewithal? And why give away that hard-earned cash? Why choose Jewish causes? For every philanthropist, a particular set of circumstances contributed to the happy combination of wealth and generosity. Here's one case study. Harold Grinspoon grew up poor...
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