Friday, August 1, 2014 Av 5, 5774

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Craig G. Langweiler, JE Feature
Initial public offerings, or IPOs, raised a record $214 billion worldwide last year, with 1,000 companies going public. This may come as little surprise, given the strength of corporate earnings and the stock market during 2006. But here's something you probably didn't know: IPOs listed in the United States accounted for only about 20 percent of the dollar volume. China...
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In the early years of the 20th century, American Jews had an ambivalent relationship with sports. The stereotype had it that Jewish mothers did everything in their power to keep their precious sons from playing football or stepping into a boxing ring. And yet, in time, there were many great Jewish athletes -- and as fans, Jews proved themselves to...
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Roy S. Gutterman, JE Feature
What's in a name? We've all asked the question. And the answer is ... everything! A while ago, a perfectly nice girl contacted me. She was friendly, outgoing, attractive. The only problem was that she had the same name as my family's dog. My first thought was, could I really get involved with a girl who has the same name...
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Not with two companies offering on-site tours; hey, isn't that Heshie?
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Gloria Hayes Kremer, JE Feature
As a tour bus leaves Manhattan through the Lincoln Tunnel, surfacing four minutes later in a pleasant New Jersey suburb, 53 excited passengers hear the familiar opening theme of the wildly popular television series "The Sopranos," which resumes its sixth and final season on HBO this Sunday. "I can't wait to see all those places in the show," exclaimed Jennifer...
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Rita Bryan, JE Feature
t's been several months since you made your New Year's resolution to start an exercise program; you're doing it and feeling good about yourself. Nothing is going to stop you this time! Unfortunately, life has a way of throwing us a few curve balls. It happens to all of us. I recently spent several weeks helping my parents move into...
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