Tuesday, May 5, 2015 Iyyar 16, 5775

When costs skyrocket, how do you bring them down to earth?
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Frank Rosci, JE Feature
Health-care costs are skyrocketing for everyone these days, including for business owners, many of whom are left scrambling for practical solutions. The cost of prescription drugs, for example, is rising by 17 percent to 20 percent a year. And $2,000 MRI tests have become the standard, supplanting still effective but barely used $100 X-rays. "Employers have been facing double-digit increases...
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Roy Gutterman, JE Feature
It seemed like the timing, the encounter and the girl were all in line -- brought together by a higher power or at least interesting coincidence. During a recent trip home, I attended Friday-night services at a popular New York City synagogue and met an interesting young woman. With only a few early birds sprinkled around the sanctuary, I could...
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By:
Ryan Teitman
As Matthew Heller was nearing the time of his Bar Mitzvah at Congregation Or Ami in Lafayette Hill, his father, Rob, was concerned that his son was a little shy. He sought to somehow boost his oldest son's social skills as the young man prepared for the most momentous day in his life thus far. But as he searched for...
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Furniture designers fashion a response to a number of requests
It's a fact -- more women are in the workplace than ever before. According to the Bureau of Labor & Statistics, some 58 percent of women are employed today compared to 36 percent in 1960 while The New York Times recently reported that some 77 percent of women in the prime ages of 25 to 54 were now in the...
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As colorful lights flashed from all directions, male and female models sauntered down a long white runway, while ultra-trendy songs from CDs by Justin Timberlake and Paris Hilton provided high-energy background noise. As model after model showed off new examples from the collections of upscale retailers, audience members got a sizable sneak peek at some new styles for the fall...
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