Saturday, May 30, 2015 Sivan 12, 5775

Kyle Meranus had a powerful experience at Pinemere Camp last summer. "I connected with myself and learned about what Judaism means to me -- while having fun!" declared the 14-year-old, who attended the Jewish overnight camp thanks to a grant from the Overnight Camp Incentive Program. Designed to attract new campers to this important Jewish identity-building tool, it is a...
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Or, when it comes to fertility implants and births, is it too much?
By:
Frank Rosci, JE Feature
With the births of octuplets to Nadya Suleman -- the California woman in whom six embryos were implanted, one of which split, and who is already the mother of six young children -- concerns about fertility treatments have suddenly become a hot-button issue. Such has been the case for some time, but in Suleman's situation, there is the issue of...
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By:
David C. Friedman, JE Feature
Philadelphia is famous for much in history -- Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, Benjamin Franklin to name a few. One thing it is not well known for, but should be, is the creativity that goes into the art of furniture design and craftsmanship. For the past 15 years, Joshua Markel has been attempting to correct that. An accomplished furniture maker...
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By:
Roy S. Gutterman, JE Feature
Four women in gowns recently hovered over me while I was on my back. Before you think this is some sort of sordid story more suited for the pages of an adult magazine, let me explain ... The women were nurses. The gowns were hospital garb. And I was on my back because I passed out in the middle of...
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An Israeli brings power to the new online University of the People
By:
Ben G. Frank, JE Feature
Timing is everything in business. Somewhere along the way, Israeli entrepreneur Shai Reshef became interested in educational services and realized that one issue unites people around the globe: a need for improved education. The problem, however: "The tools for providing accessible higher education were out there, but the price was too high." That's when he discovered the strength of online...
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