Saturday, April 18, 2015 Nisan 29, 5775

By:
Roy S. Gutterman, JE Feature
According to estimates, as much as 15 percent of the country's female population suffers from some sort of eating disorder; that number alone would mean that many guys have encountered some of these women, many without even realizing it. For bulimia alone, one study suggests that 2 percent to 3 percent of American women in their late adolescence and college...
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By:
Michael L. Schwartz, J Feature
With the presidential election over, and inauguration this coming Tuesday, speculation of how the electoral votes would add up has given way to debates on whether the multiple government-sponsored bailouts will be enough to rescue our faltering economy. The economic crisis will certainly be at the forefront of President-elect Barack Obama's agenda as he takes office, and it's likely the...
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Or wait until summer to see the salmon spawn
By:
Lauren Kramer, JE Feature
For most of us, lox and bagels are the closest we ever come to the humble salmon. We've consumed their smoked, pink flesh for years at Bar Mitzvahs and Sunday brunches, but to really know these tenacious fish, you have to get down onto their level and see just where they come from, and the odds of their survival. Clad...
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Divvying up the house in a divorce in a bitter economy
By:
Rita Charleston, JE Feature
Face it: Marriage can be absolutely magical or one of the worst experiences of a lifetime. And, although it's never easy to end a marriage, today it's even harder, especially in these times of economic recession and a declining housing market. Contemplating divorce during an economic recession can be tremendously complicated, leading some couples who want to divorce to postpone...
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By:
Fred D. Snitzer, JE Feature
For those of us with a darker view of the human experience, life is a battle. You fight, struggle, get knocked down, pick yourself up, then get knocked down again. You don't really know where you are in the battle until the fight is almost over, when the benefits of time and distance afford you the perspective to see clearly...
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