Sunday, May 24, 2015 Sivan 6, 5775

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Michelle Mostovy-Eisenberg, JE Feature
Growing up as the daughter of a German mother and a Polish father, Regina Weyer of Phoenixville said that she's probably more familiar with the Holocaust than many other Catholics. A first-generation American, she said that she thinks her upbringing has influenced her teaching on the subject to sixth-graders at St. Basil the Great School, a parochial school in Kimberton...
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Abigail Seldin -- a 20-year-old University of Pennsylvania senior who last month was named one of 32 American Rhodes Scholars -- has spent the past two years studying a people that has struggled to maintain its heritage and language, been forced to practice its rituals in secret, faced expulsion from its home and wrestled with its cultural identity in the...
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A new reading program is helping 16 third-graders at the Perelman Jewish Day School, Stern Center, practice their skills by reading to students from the Robert J. Wilf Preschool at the Kaiserman JCC. Here, Shuli Weinstein, 9, and Miriam Jacobs, 4, share a book from the library. Photo by Michelle Mostovy-Eisenberg
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The news ticker on the TV at the gym shows the dollar falling, the morning paper forecasts economic doubt, and the economic outlook appears to be dreary everywhere you turn. While it may seem counterintuitive, business experts will tell you that now is a great time for entrepreneurs looking to start a new business. Often, times like these are when...
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Fred D. Snitzer, JE Feature
Among the members of the new economic team of President-elect Barack Obama are individuals who were involved in the major financial crises of the last 10 years -- a leading scholar of the Great Depression, a former Fed chairman who defeated the inflation of the late 1970s, and an economics professor widely considered to be one of the most brilliant...
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