Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Nisan 16, 5774
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Elyse Glickman | JE Feature
Chanukah in Israel is not the gifting-and-marketing fest it is in the United States, which is exactly why you just may find celebrating it in its original setting all the more authentic and meaningful.
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Sharon McDonnell | JE Feature
Blue glaciers float by during breakfast -- an unearthly, electric blue -- just the right color for domes of white buildings in Santorini, but mighty unsettling for chunks of ice.
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By:
George Medovoy | JE Feature
At a Friday night Shabbat dinner, one of the guests at the table lovingly refers to "our shtetl Edmonton."
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Sharon McDonnell | JE Feature
I'm in the floating Lake Palace in Udaipur, a place I first read about, and vowed to visit, when I was 10. A pearly white marble palace -- carved domes and arches, courtyards and splashing fountains -- it's on its very own island. Not one inch of land is visible, so the palace appears to float majestically on Lake Pichola,...
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Eve Glickman | JE Feature
Around 1966, during her "one last fling" before settling down to marriage, my mother took a big trip to Europe with a detour to Israel to visit friends of relatives residing on a military base near Tel Aviv.
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