Saturday, April 19, 2014 Nisan 19, 5774

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Since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, Muslim extremism has moved to the forefront of American consciousness and U.S. foreign policy, forcing educators to step up the pace, and address the differences between Islam and Islamicism in the classroom. Scholar David Forte, who spoke to a group of teachers earlier this month at the American College in Bryn Mawr, diagnosed the...
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As a young girl, Marilyn Rosenthal Baltz really had no ties to Judaism. Her parents - Russian immigrants - owned a candy store in Kensington, where they worked seven days a week, and didn't belong to a synagogue. When she was in third grade, in the 1940s, someone told her about the Hebrew Sunday School Society - which sponsored sessions...
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It may all be in the timing!
New research attempting to shed light on the evergreen question - just how do male and female brains differ? - has found that timing is everything. In a study involving more than 8,000 males and females ranging in age from 2 to 90 from across the United States, Vanderbilt University researchers Stephen Camarata and Richard Woodcock discovered that females have...
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Mothers of young children are more likely to be obese when they perceive their neighborhoods as unsafe, according to a new study in the journal Obesity. Researchers from the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Mathematica Policy Research and the University of Pennsylvania analyzed perceived neighborhood safety and obesity in women with young children. Connection with one's neighbors, characterized as neighborhood cohesion,...
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Author says get over it with new guide
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Gloria Hayes Kremer, JE Feature
Why, I wondered, is Dr. Susan Jeffers so often connecting the word "fear" with love? Three of Dr. Jeffers' previous books are titled, Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway, Feel the Fear … and Beyond, and Feel the Fear Power Planner. In her current book, Feel the Fear Guide to Lasting Love, she suggests ways to overcome one's fears,...
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