Tuesday, April 21, 2015 Iyyar 2, 5775

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Ryan Teitman, JE Feature
The array of brightly colored flowers seemed to glow, despite the overcast skies on a recent weekday, as the residents at the Evelyn and Daniel Tabas House unveiled an appropriate Mother's Day gift for Evelyn Rome Tabas: a new garden dedicated to her on the grounds of the property. Daniel and Evelyn Rome Tabas donated funds in 2002 to Federation...
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Jared Shelly, JE Feature
Despite the fact that a campus Jewish group initially -- and quite vociferously -- opposed the choice of former Secretary of State James Baker as keynote speaker, this year's commencement at the University of Pennsylvania proceeded without a hitch. When the educational institution first announced Baker as its choice, a student group called the Penn Israel Coalition cited Baker's previous...
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Moving season is upon us. According to the American Moving and Storage Association, half of all household moves take place between May and Labor Day. Overall, some 43 million Americans move every year. Planning a move can be time-consuming and nerve-wracking, but two things can help make the process go more smoothly: educating yourself through research and working with a...
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Silke Schmidt, JEFeature
Shining, golden cocoa fruits cover the tree. From some of its lower branches flow smooth, brown chocolate into a little chocolate pond, filling the air with a sweet mouth-watering scent. A light, crisp wafer is dipped into the creamy pond. Rising with a warm cover of rich chocolate, it finds its way to the mouth, dripping, dripping ... Sounds like...
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If you have ever pulled and strained to remove a pesky vine -- or twisted and stretched while kneeling in a flower bed -- then you know that gardeners get their share of physical exercise. Spring is the time when people take to the outdoors to plant their gardens in anticipation of a summer of lovely flowers and healthy vegetables...
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