Thursday, July 10, 2014 Tammuz 12, 5774

By:
Jared Shelly, JE Feature
While animal-rights proponents may see human beings as just one of a vast number of creatures roaming the Earth, Judaism sees humans as distinct and superior. This difference in ideology has led to strained relations between Jewish groups and many in the animal-rights movement, said Rabbi Mordechai Becher, senior lecturer of the Gateways Organization, a Jewish educational and outreach group...
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It's tough raising a child, especially a young girl, in today's body-focused world. Between magazines showing stick-thin actresses on their covers and similarly bone-thin models walking the runways, it's perhaps not surprising that young American girls think that the slimmer you are, the prettier and more popular you'll be. Never mind that 1950s' icon Marilyn Monroe was a size 14...
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Dr. Lee Levine, professor of Jewish history at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, offered a lecture on Sunday titled, "Does Archaeology Negate the Bible?" to more than 100 people at Har Zion Temple in Penn Valley. During his presentation, he examined and compared several time periods in biblical history with the archaeological finds that have either supported or conflicted with...
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It may only be October, but now is a good time to work on cutting your 2007 tax bill, say officials with the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Here are some strategies you can put into action: · Max out retirement savings. One of the best ways to trim your tax bill is to make the maximum allowable contribution...
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Where do you turn when your airline eats your bags and loses your lunch?
By:
Rita Charleston, JE Feature
It could be described as one of the worst trips I never took. It happened on my way to the Dominican Republic. I had to fly first to San Juan, Puerto Rico, and then get on a plane to Puerto Plata to attend a merengue festival I had been looking forward to for many, many months. Unfortunately, my original American...
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