Tuesday, March 3, 2015 AdarI 12, 5775

By:
Diana Aydin, JE Feature
When Dana Hilmer gave birth to her first child, Zach, in 2000, she was anxious, like many another mother, about breastfeeding in public. It wasn't unusual for her to escape to a bathroom when it came time to nurse. "I would constantly remove myself from situations, and go hang out in the car or go hang out in the bathroom,"...
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Roy S. Gutterman, JE Feature
A while back, I was talking with a friend who lamented how it's nearly impossible to meet someone at a regular place like a supermarket who would meet all the rigid requirements of compatibility and attractiveness -- and still be Jewish. "It's tough enough, and then, it's not like you can ask someone if they're Jewish," she said. A few...
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Seniors makes strides when it comes down to companionship
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Michelle Mostovy-Eisenberg, JE Feature
When Hadassah Levin moved to Martins Run in Media four years ago, she said the last thing on her mind was the intention of finding a special someone. Levin, whose husband Manny passed away in 1988 after more than 45 years together, instead looked at the senior residential community as a way to make a friend or two. "Then I...
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Andrew Lasner, JE Feature
Caveat emptor -- "Let the buyer beware" -- was the routine legal doctrine that applied in real estate property transactions in the early 1900s. Under this theory, the seller was not obligated to reveal all that he or she knew about a property; rather, the buyer was under a duty to inquire and investigate. That legal doctrine has been battered...
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It's all in a day's work at Travelers Aid Society Philadelphia
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Frank Rosci, JE Feature
Caring for the needs of others is a way of life for Shelley Altschuler Chatterjee, a longtime social worker for Travelers Aid Society Philadelphia and equally longtime volunteer for the well-known organization, whose motto is "a helping hand along the way." Chatterjee began working for Travelers Aid Philadelphia in 1978; she's now on staff as a social worker at its...
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