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Eleven Years Later

Every generation has its “Where were you? …” moments when everything Americans think we believe about reality shifts and transforms into something else. For...

Why Kosher Cooking Is Good for the Soul

  NEW YORK Cooking has been a passion for me, and passing on my knowledge and experience to a new kosher audience is one of my...
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Come See How Their Garden Grew!

  Two years ago, our family planted its first vegetable garden. With the best of intentions, the 2010 and 2011 ­seasons were a bust. We...

Alcohol, Alzheimer’s Link No Cause for Cheer

  Light to moderate alcohol consumption has generally been considered to have some health benefits, including possibly reducing the risk of cognitive decline.  However, two studies...
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Freshman Jitters?

  A daughter or son may be excited yet nervous about embarking on a new adventure this fall: the first semester of college.  During recent interviews,...
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Shooting for a Hockey Revival

When ice hockey debuted at the 1997 Maccabiah Games, few, if any, people anticipated that the sport would say hello and goodbye at the...
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Keeping it Kosher at the Linc

When Steve Katz wanted to set up kosher concession stands a few years ago, he approached the Eagles, Phillies, 76ers and Flyers. The only...
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Social Action Initiatives Preserve Bonds Between Seniors, Furry Friends

  Never underestimate the power of a pet to bring friendship and unconditional love to its owner. Numerous studies have documented the positive impact of...
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You Little Dumplings

WHAT'S COOKING? Last fall, my husband and I visited China, spending four days traveling down the Yangtze River aboard a ship. Besides the breathtaking scenery...

Study: Bowel Disease’s Impact on Schoolkids

Children with inflammatory bowel disease may have difficulty functioning in school, particularly because their tendency to internalize problems can affect attendance, according to findings...