Thursday, July 31, 2014 Av 4, 5774

Events step up to the plate
By:
Jared Shelly, JE Feature
Would you work overtime to make some extra money? What if you could pull in an extra $1.4 million per year? The Philadelphia Phillies certainly think that a little extra effort is worth the considerable payoff. Building a brand-new facility like Citizens Bank Park cost the Phillies dearly. To compensate for the walloping investment and add some revenue to a...
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Mort Alper, JE Feature
The fans in the furnace roared, and hot flames reddened its interior as Pat Howe rotated the molten ball of glass at the end of the metal rod, which was being heated by 2,000 degrees of heat. This was taking place at the once commercial Wheaton Village Glass Factory in Millville, N.J., about 30 miles south of Philadelphia. Towering trees...
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Rita Charleston, JE Feature
Attorney Michael Rosenberger never planned on writing a book for children - that is, until the day he took his family to Boston for a vacation. "When I was planning the trip, I found lots of travel guides for adults visiting Boston, but none designed specifically for young children or those who could not yet read," explains the Chestnut Hill...
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Overprescribing antibiotics can prove deadly
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Dr. Raul Raz, JE Feature
A recent outbreak of childhood meningitis (meningo-coccus) in Israel, where there were several fatalities, is not a call for alarm either within the Jewish state or the United States. The reality is that everyone carries a variety of bacteria in their nose, tonsils and skin. It's estimated that some 7 percent to 10 percent of all kids are carriers of...
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For the second year in a row, the Jewish Community Hebrew High School of Gratz College is adding a branch in Bucks County. Gratz offers supplementary Jewish education to students between grades eight to 12, in 13 locations spread across the Delaware Valley. Congregation Tiferes B'nai Israel in Warrington, a Reconstructionist synagogue, is the newest addition to Gratz's list of...
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