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Class Act: Grads Take on Reality

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The headlines are stark, even dire: "Recent college graduates face educational second thoughts," reports The Philadelphia Inquirer. "Prospects dim for new grads seeking jobs,"...
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A Merger for Merged Families?

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Howard Krein, a physician at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, and Ashley Blazer Biden, daughter of Vice President Joe Biden, apparently had little trouble finding...
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Elder Netanyahu Recalled as Noted Scholar and Right-Wing Activist

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Benzion Netanyahu -- historian, one-time political activist and father of Israel's prime minister -- had strong ties to Philadelphia and played a surprising and...
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Israelis Paying Steep Price for Goods

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It's a question many a shopper in Israel has pondered, particularly if they've spent time overseas. Why does this fill-in-the-blank cost more in Israel?...
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Pa. House Loses a Liberal Voice

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Twenty years ago, Larry Ceisler challenged State Rep. Babette Josephs (D-District 182) in a primary. He lost, joining a long list of Democrats who...
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Spotlight on Special Needs

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Growing up, Rachel Dunn participated in an all-Jewish Girl Scout troop and even went to day school. But the Jewish high school she wanted...
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Controversial Author Defends Boycott

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 Peter Beinart, author of The Crisis of Zionism, came to town last week and defended his much-maligned call for Americans to boycott Israeli products made...
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Hadassah Celebrates Centennial

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 Tears welled up in Bonnie Benson's eyes as she recalled the parents of a sick child who approached her Hadassah group during a visit...
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Day School Leader Moving to Israel

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Jay Leberman, longtime head of the Raymond and Ruth Perelman Jewish Day School, is leaving his post at the end of the next school...
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Jews Take Sides on the Particularly Fractious Fracking Debate

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NEW YORKTo frack or not to frack?As concerns mount over the environmental and public health consequences of hydraulic fracturing, known as fracking, Jewish groups...