"Onward Israel is an excellent opportunity for young adults who are looking to get back to Israel and build their resume while doing it," said Ilanit Gerblich Kalir, managing director of international operations at the Federation. "Since Cleveland launched our Onward Israel program nearly 10 years ago, hundreds of young adults have taken advantage of this incredible opportunity to live like a local in one of the world's most bustling cosmopolitan cities." … [Read more...] about Jewish Federation Of Cleveland Offers Internship In Tel Aviv
Houston's No. 10-most-expensive home sold last year can be found in the Woodlands and is tied to former Rockets player Chris Paul. The nine-bedroom, 10-and-a-half-bath mansion was customized for an athlete and boasts an indoor basketball court and golf simulator, as well as a home theater, extensive wine cellar, massive pool and elevated spa, upstairs verandas and summer kitchen. It sold in April for between $5 million and $5.9 million. … [Read more...] about Former Rockets player’s mansion, 1920s landmark among Houston’s most expensive homes sold in 2019
“As the HR technology market continues to shift and consolidate, Modern Hire remains a leader in the space by offering the most revolutionary approach for improving hiring experiences and outcomes,” said Kurt Heikkinen, CEO of Modern Hire. “The innovations and successes we had last year were driven by key, strategic investments in talent, product, technology and science. In the midst of a merger and integration, we demonstrated constant and unyielding focus on delivering the best experience possible for both candidates and clients. Backed by a tenured team of over 60 I/O psychologists, data scientists, product managers and software engineers, our ability to deliver the innovative, market leading technology, data and predictive insights our clients expect and deserve is stronger than ever.” … [Read more...] about Modern Hire’s Relentless Focus on Innovation Leads to Banner Year in 2019, With Strategy to Drive Market Leadership in 2020
Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia OwensFor years, rumors of the "Marsh Girl" have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, the so-called Marsh Girl. But Kya is not what they say. Sensitive and intelligent, she has survived for years alone in the marsh that she calls home, finding friends in the gulls and lessons in the sand. Then the time comes when she yearns to be touched and loved. When two young men from town become intrigued by her wild beauty, Kya opens herself to a new life–until the unthinkable happens.Perfect for fans of Barbara Kingsolver and Karen Russell, Where the Crawdads Sing is at once an exquisite ode to the natural world, a heartbreaking coming-of-age story, and a surprising tale of possible murder. Owens reminds us that we are forever shaped by the children we once were, and that we are all subject to the beautiful and violent secrets that … [Read more...] about What Were The Most Popular Books In Wilmington In 2019?
"They've done a wonderful job making new friends, but it's very difficult to have parents and people at GlenOak saying bad things about them," Kara Smith said. "They were the three leaders on the team, and they were sticking up not just for themselves but the entire team. The entire team was tired of it, but they are the ones who stood up." … [Read more...] about When Coaches Bully: It Happens To Millions Of Youth Athletes