Saturday, May 30, 2015 Sivan 12, 5775

Montreal is just bubbling with Jewish culture
By:
Kathy Shorr, JE Feature
Ever since the Parti Quebeçois came to power three decades ago, bringing with it greater nationalism and stricter language laws favoring French, it's been easy to feel uneasy about Jewish life in Montreal. The Jewish community has shrunk from a high of about 120,000 before that 1976 election, to just under 100,000 now. Many who left were the younger, well-educated...
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A study by an international team of cardiac-imaging specialists, led by researchers at Johns Hopkins, concludes that sophisticated computed tomography, or CT, scans of the heart and its surrounding arteries are almost as reliable and accurate as more invasive procedures to check for blockages. Researchers say the newer, 64-slice CT scans -- first introduced in the United States in 2005...
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By:
Jared Shelly, JE Feature
Meet 6-foot, 220-pound Sean Goldstein. If you happen to be a running back from the Inter-Ac league, which encompasses a number private high schools, you've probably already run into the Chestnut Hill Academy middle-line backer -- literally -- and chances are, it didn't feel too good. With a bench-press maximum of 300 pounds, and a squat of 410, the 17-year-old...
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Three companies strive to put the O.U. out there
By:
Frank Rosci, JE Feature
When some activity or circumstance isn't quite right, it's often said that the thing in question just isn't "kosher." Not so with today's kosher business, in which everything from cough medicine to chocolate candy is getting that special seal of approval when warranted. The growing list of products includes a number of new food items, too, such as Kosher ChefsDiet...
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Dublin's rich tradition includes whiskeys that Tevye would tip his cap to
By:
Elyse Glickman, JE Feature
More than any other European capital, Ireland's Dublin has plunged headfirst into the 21st century. Though the city has a famously dramatic past with more than its fair share of politics, conflicts and religious struggles, today's Dublin is more about thriving than surviving, thanks to its booming economy and growing reputation as a center of style, innovation and global culture...
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