Tuesday, March 3, 2015 AdarI 12, 5775

‘Going for the fences’ takes on a new meaning
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Courtesy of the Jewish National Fund
Get your peanuts! Get your popcorn! Get your … falafel? It's a long way to go for a baseball game, but then, where more natural a place than Israel to watch an umpire mediate a dispute over turf? In a groundbreaking effort to bring the joys of America's pastime to Israel, the Jewish National Fund has partnered with the Israel...
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Adina Matusow, JE Feature
My friend Shoshanna got on her computer one day and went right to her favorite site, Myspace . She started cruising around looking at her friend's profiles, and in the process noticed her ex-boyfriend had a new picture. Without thinking of the potential consequences, she clicked on his profile to get a closer look. She scrolled down on the screen...
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After almost 16 years as head of Akiba Hebrew Academy, Rabbi Philip Field will be leaving the position and moving to Israel, according to a recent announcement released by the board of the Merion Station school. Said Field, of Bala Cynwyd: "There were rumors for awhile because my kids were making aliyah, and my love for Israel and the school's...
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The new director of Temple University's Myer and Rosaline Feinstein Center for American Jewish History hopes to use the organization's resources to raise the level of scholarship and discourse on the subject. It's an initiative Michael Alexander - who was appointed earlier this year, several months after the death of Murray Friedman, the center's first director - predicts will get...
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As summer quickly approaches, parents and children will be on the move. According to the Travel Industry Association of America, one in four household trips in the United States include children under 18, and 91 percent of those trips are for leisure. Emily Kaufman, the Orbitz Travel Mom, offers tips for parents looking to make sure summer vacation is memorable,...
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