Thursday, July 30, 2015 Av 14, 5775

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Sally Friedman, JF Feature
She was a woman with a generous heart and a caring soul. When Cindy Smukler Dorani speaks of her maternal grandmother, the late Mildred Lasch, that's the message that comes through loud and clear. The plaque hanging at the entrance to the Jewish Community Centers of Greater Philadelphia Kaiserman Branch preschool says it all about Lasch, who left a very...
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Breaking down bone is a tough job; however, our bones undergo remodeling every day of our lives, as old material is cleared away so that new bone can form. In diseases such as osteoporosis, an imbalance in this process is responsible for the characteristic bone loss. New research at Israel's Weizmann Institute of Science, which recently appeared in the online...
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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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Domestic violence begins and ends with empowerment
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Cheryl Kravitz stayed with her husband for 18 years. She stayed with him after he hurled a lamp at her head. She stayed with him though he made her sleep on the kitchen floor. And she stayed with him despite the fact that he stuck her arms into a burning oven. Though she acknowledges today that she felt "terrified to...
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Finally -- spring! The season when people plan road trips, despite the current costly gas situation. Have you decided where to go yet? If not, log on to: www.firestonelegendarydrives.com to get some ideas. The site features details about all the major highways you'll find in the 50 states, as well as noteworthy drives. Here's a small sampling: For example, if...
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