Friday, December 19, 2014 Kislev 27, 5775

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No translation of the rapid-fire Hebrew was needed to comprehend that Sagi Arusi -- a gregarious 15-year-old from Rosh Ha'ayin, Israel -- didn't want to talk about the night three years ago, when his family's home caught fire and much of his body was badly burned. Moments earlier, Sagi -- one of 40 kids, including four Israelis, who traveled to...
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In 1935, a little-known German boxer by the name of Eric Seelig shocked the American boxing world by knocking out Mickey Walker, a great middleweight champion of the 1920s. The road to an American arena full of fans applauding for a victorious Seelig -- who routinely wore shorts with a Star of David stitched on the left leg -- had...
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Says who? The champ of shuffleboard, that's who!
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Frank Rosci, JE Feature
Sol Lipkin turned 100 years old on May 26. In his honor, Dave & Buster's, the popular Delaware Avenue eatery and games super arcade, threw him a birthday party bash the following week. Who is Sol Lipkin? First and foremost, he's a close personal friend of Dave Corriveau and Buster Corley, co-founders and co-owners of Dave & Buster's. That was...
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Gloria Hayes Kremer, JE Feature
Sorry, Mary -- you've been eclipsed. Cruise-lovers, get ready for the world's largest oceanliner ever --Royal Carribean's Freedom of the Seas -- less than two years after the longitudinally awesome Queen Mary II debuted and claimed that title. This innovative ship introduced in New York dazzles observers with its new engineering marvels of industry-first attractions. In the last few years,...
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Craig G. Langweiler, JE Feature
Why are so many people concerned when Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke acts on iflation as he did last week? Inflation not only affects individual purchasing power, but corporate fundamentals as well. For example, rising inflation rates tend to artificially inflate corporate earnings while causing P/E ratios to shrink and distort historical comparisons. However, few investors understand the context in which...
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