Wednesday, July 1, 2015 Tammuz 14, 5775
Archaeological dig unearths a biblical bombshell
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Yocheved Miriam Russo, JE Feature
"Abraham planted an eshel in Beersheva, and there he proclaimed the name of Hashem, God of the Universe. And Abraham sojourned in the land of the Philistines many years … " (Parashat Vayera) What's the eshel that Abraham planted? The sages differ: One says it was an orchard, for growing the fruit that the hospitable Abraham served the people who...
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Rental properties are easy to come by - whether in the Caribbean or in Italy
By:
Gloria Hayes Kremer, JE Feature
Your own private villa is a vacationer's dream come true. For families, couples, singles, multigenerational reunions, retirees, business executives - there is a diversity of luxurious rental villas all over the world - from a beachfront estate on a pristine shore, a lodge overlooking snow-capped mountains, an Italian retreat with vineyard views, even a house on your own island. The...
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By:
Frank Rosci, JE Feature
Just one of the many wonderful ways to enjoy the pleasures of autumn is to stay at a country inn in the Middle Atlantic States and New England. With a seemingly endless choice of inns in the two regions — in locations relatively close to the Philadelphia area and as far afield as Maine — a broad range of B&B...
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By:
Bill Wine, JE Feature
It's about time! That's what we told ourselves, literally and figuratively, when we finally pulled the trigger on the cross-country train trip we'd paid lip service to for years, but never quite got around to booking. It's also what we realized, by the time we headed home, that made the experience such a refreshingly therapeutic, hush-instead-of-rush throwback. It was, when...
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A new chairman talks of a national airline's future ambitions
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Frank Rosci, JE Feature
Since becoming the new chairman of El Al Israel Airlines on Jan. 9, professor Israel "Izzy" Borovich - he's a full professor at Tel Aviv University - has set his and the airline's sights on a series of lofty goals. These include positioning El Al as both a global carrier and niche airline, one that, in time, will expand to...
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