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The People on the Bus Go Up and Down

In the world of public transportation, lots of things change in 64 years. Take Egged buses, for example. The “no spitting” signs are no...
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More Than a Lot to Experience in Eilat

When my wife and I planned our recent visit to Eilat, we expected a glorious seaside holiday. Little did we know that we would...
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Rabbis Still Awaiting Pay Equity in Israel

Rabbi Miri Gold's paycheck looks the same today as it did six months ago, despite the Israeli attorney general's May decision that Reform and...
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Maccabi USA Honors Sports Legends

  Maccabi USA honored more than 20 “legends and heroes” of the Maccabiah Games with Philadelphia-area ties at an Oct. 22 Gala event in Center...
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Englander: On the Release of Fictional Urges

Though author Nathan Englander readily admits that he's veered away from his observant upbringing, Jewish themes pervade his work, including his latest collection of...
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Livni Visits Philly Amid Political Speculation

A swanky new ballroom on North Broad Street is quite a distance from Tzipi Livni’s usual political home turf. But during her Oct. 14...
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The Wave Rolls On

  Ron Jones was one of the most popular teachers at Cubberley High School in Northern California when in April 1967, he turned his classroom...
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Marine Returns from Afghan Tour

Lt. Dan Ludmir sat next to Afghan civilians at meals, sharing food from the same plate. Hosts poured him cups of chai tea. It...
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From Interrogating Warlords to Reciting Torah

Retired Lt. Col. Kathy Brill has interrogated an Af­ghan warlord and experienced firsthand one of the most violent periods of the U.S. war in...

Wharton Launches Site on Israeli Innovations

The award-winning, web-based business journal run by the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School is launching its latest spinoff, this one with a focus on...