Saturday, July 12, 2014 Tammuz 14, 5774

Shirley Roffman (left), a resident of the Madlyn and Leonard Abramson Center for Jewish Life, and Cynthia Best, the center's horticulture and pet therapist, plant seeds under the watchful eye of Josh Jacobs-Velde, a rabbinic intern with the center's Martha Stern Memorial Rabbinic Internship Program. Residents also celebrated the holiday by participating in a Tu B'Shevat seder, eating fruits that...
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Ben G. Frank, JE Feature
Organ trafficking, organ brokers and "transplant tourism" exist throughout the world, but if a number of groups and individuals have their say, the battle is on to put such practices out of business. The situation is so bad that every attempt to help overcome the global crisis -- created by too few individuals consenting to be donors -- is a...
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More and more boomers retiring where it all began -- in (bigger) schoolyards
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Diana Aydin, JE Feature
Al Green remembers his years at Penn State as truly happy; there were "no pressures of any sort." After he graduated in 1947 with a degree in journalism, he moved to New York City as a women's clothing manufacturer. Then, in the late 1980s, he retired to Longboat Key, Fla. "If someone had said to me at the time, you...
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This year, add a New Year's resolution that brings culture and memories to life. Don't just promise to exercise more and eat healthier. Also resolve to travel to the remote, exotic destinations of your dreams -- for less. Follow the best trip tip in budget travel: Think about when to travel. In 2008, leave no corner of the globe unturned...
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Michael L. Schwartz, JE Feature
This isn't exactly how we like to start the year. With the Dow Jones Industrial Average off more than 5 percent, it's the worst opening since 1991. We shouldn't lose hope, though. Despite its rocky start in 1991, the Dow ended that year up 20 percent, and the Nasdaq rose 56 percent, according to MSN Money. We're not predicting that...
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