Thursday, May 28, 2015 Sivan 10, 5775

A peace center with a piece of doll-like legend
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Rita Charleston, JE Feature
With a population of about 500,000, Oslo, Norway, is one of the smaller capitals in the world, but still offers a beautiful setting with much to see and do, ensuring that not one visitor will ever be disappointed. Founded more than 1,000 years ago, the city is relatively compact and easily accessible, with its beauty actually three-fold: The scenic approach...
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Roy S. Gutterman, JE Feature
My friends Jonathan and Amie finally got married. It only took them nine years to get there. Theirs is a love story as much as it is a story about the lives young single people live in the 21st century. Normally, I wouldn't pay much attention to somebody else's romance story. But I was there at the beginning, and followed...
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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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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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Adina Matusow, JE Feature
You just finished a meal or a few drinks after a great first date. The server comes over with the check and places the bill in front of the guy. He picks it up. Do you: a) reach for your wallet and insist on splitting it; b) make a half-hearted attempt to take out your wallet and offer to pay,...
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