Monday, May 4, 2015 Iyyar 15, 5775

New documentary's more than skin deep in exploring eating disorders
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Fashionistas as femme fatale role models? Slim chance: Those waifs walking down the catwalk with their whisker-wobbly, wafer-thin poses look like they haven't come up against a roll in ages. The fashion industry's thin obsession is perfumed with emetics and emergency rooms; "the look" has become a lethal weapon exploding in its own scrawny face -- a fatal attraction, as...
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Shopping and travel are two great American pastimes, and are often best enjoyed together. According to the Travel Industry Association of America, shopping is the most popular activity during domestic trips, and is included in more than 30 percent of all such trips. Of course, the holiday season affords the ultimate opportunity to combine these two pleasures. A recent survey...
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Adina Matusow, JE Feature
As 2006 comes to an end, it's only natural to make a list of New Year's resolutions. At least one of the following is part of the list every year: lose weight, exercise more, give up a vice, spend time with loved ones, start a new hobby or find a "bashert." According to a recent JDate poll, some 44 percent...
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Although he only stands at only 4 feet 8 inches tall, Ari McEwing is a beacon of strength, with well-defined abs, broad shoulders and muscular arms. Unlike many 12-year-olds, he doesn't use his power to hit home runs or make tackles on the football field; he'd rather be spinning around a pommel horse or hanging from the rings. For McEwing,...
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After 100 years, still -- and always -- a real gem
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Frank Rosci, JE Feature
For 100 years now, Rosnov Jewelers has been selling fine gems and all the fabulous rest. How has it managed not to just stay in business, but thrive for a century? Fourth-generation owner David Rosnov's business ethic spells it out: personal service and excellent value at a fair price. "My philosophy is a simple, direct and basic one: Take care...
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