Tuesday, May 31, 2016 Iyyar 23, 5776

Bellingham is a real find just a dream away from that Seattle cup o' joe
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Lauren Kramer, JE Feature
Small towns with ancient synagogues pique my interest, and Bellingham, in Washington state, is one of them. This Pacific Northwest city, shrouded by forests, has had a Jewish community since the early 1900s, when the first two dozen Jewish families arrived from the shtetl of Skopishok in northeast Lithuania. The existing Beth Israel synagogue was built in 1925, and, though...
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Dr. Jeffrey M. Rosenberg, JE Feature
While the eyes may be the window to the soul, the mouth is a window to the body's health. The state of one's oral health can offer lots of clues about a person's overall physical state of being; indexed, oral health and overall health are more connected than you might realize. Sometimes, the first sign of a disease shows up...
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Dr. Joel L. Naroff, JE Feature
The financial market meltdown has stabilized. That's the good news. Unfortunately, sanity has not returned. Large swings in the equity markets are now a way of life. But concerns about the potential failure of additional major firms have dissipated. However, the key question still remains: How long and how steep will this recession be and how do we get out...
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If caught in the web of a recession, logging on may untangle it
Unless you live in the wilderness, you know the news on the economy is not good. Employers have been cutting workers from their payrolls for six months straight, according to the Labor Department, and economists don't expect the job market to improve any time soon. With all this talk about a recession, it's hard to feel any kind of job...
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The Perelman Jewish Day School, in an effort to increase enrollment and lessen the financial burden on parents, announced a $6,000 tuition reduction for all kindergarten students entering in fall 2009. The pilot program will offer a total of $27,000 in tuition assistance per pupil for this incoming class, according to school officials. That means parents of entering students will...
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