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Will Healthy Debate Continue?

Audrey Ross breathed a huge sigh of relief when she heard that the U.S. Supreme Court had upheld President Barack Obama's health care law...
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Two-Sided Budget

For Philadelphia's organized Jewish community, this might well be a tale of two state budgets.The first represents the best of times: Pennsylvania's $27.66 billion...
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From the Morning Minyan Ladies, Recipes Tried and True

THE JEWISH KITCHEN Early Wednesday morning is my special time. At 7:30 a.m., I get into my car and drive the short distance to...
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Napoleon … Kibbutznik?

Could Napoleon have had a Napoleon Complex? To answer this admittedly odd question, you'll have to visit the marine archaeology museum (known in Israel...

The War on PTSD

With the recent return of the last American veterans from the Iraq War, the topic of post-traumatic stress disorder has been making headlines.A recent...
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Yeshiva Making a Name for Itself

As spring weather brightened the hallways at Kohelet Yeshiva High School in Merion Station this semester, students raced newly created robots, tinkered on a...
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A Kosher Renaissance?

Beyond Citron and Rose, a minor kosher renaissance seems to be brewing around the region. The owners of Max & David's have purchased and...
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Upscale Kosher Eatery to Hit the Main Line

One of the community's best-known day school philanthropists plans to open an upscale glatt kosher restaurant and catering company in Merion this summer with...
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Picky, Picky, Picky

Why do toddlers play with their food?Is it simply an annoying -- and frustrating -- rite of passage for a child? Or does it...
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A Beginning in Understanding Hospice Care

 Ira Bergman, 59, was asked if he wanted to see a rabbi when he entered a hospice program in September 2008. He had been...