Thursday, August 27, 2015 Elul 12, 5775

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Elyse Glickman, JE Feature
When you think of New Orleans, two sensory subjects come to mind: great music and great food. That said, a lot of New Orleans fare is not "Shabbat-ready." Yet even though New Orleans' Jewish residents make up only a small percentage of the city's population, there is a Jewish presence wherever there is a restaurant-and-arts scene. If you don't find...
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Those extra coins really do add up
Think you're the only one who needs to exercise? How about those greenbacks in your wallet? It's always a good idea to spend your money wisely, but during tough economic times, this smart step is even more important. Which is why the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants offers these tips on how to get the most out of every...
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With the job market looking grim and showing few signs of turning around, now might not be such a bad time to be in college or graduate school -- preferably in a multiyear program, or at least until the unemployment rate declines and economists stop using the "R" word. Still, it's no secret that colleges and universities are deeply affected...
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El Al fuels rate cut on round-trips to Israel
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Ben G. Frank, JE Feature
About 60 percent of American Jews have reportedly never visited Israel. If the price of an airline ticket was holding them back, that cost of flying to the Jewish state has been greatly reduced, at least on El Al Israel Airlines. Of course, the plummeting economy and steep fall in the price of oil also has something to do with...
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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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