Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Av 3, 5774

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Rachel Silverman, JE Feature
Every year at Camp Moshava, a Jewish overnight camp nestled in the Pocono Mountains, more than 1,000 children enjoy summertime staples like arts-and-crafts, boating and Color War. Yet the camp, sponsored by Bnei Akiva of North America, has no significant indoor gathering space, nor does it have an air-conditioned dining hall. Its director, Alan Silverman, also pointed out that the...
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Rachel Silverman, Jewish Exponent Staff
Becky Coren, Rachel Vassar and Rebecca Karp are sitting at a wine bar, not far from their new Center City digs. Sampling tapas, the trio start ticking off their social commitments for the next few months faster than you can say "blonde, brunette and redhead." "Black-tie bowling, scotch-tasting, book club, kickball team ... " begins Coren, 23, the brunette, a...
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Atlantic City: Wanting to serve convention-goers, but missing a bit when it comes to the tribe
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It's no secret that in recent years, Atlantic City has upped the ante in terms of shopping, entertainment and dining, and has undergone a transformation from regional gambling hub to bona fide national attraction. The thinking goes like this: The more there is to do, the longer folks will stay. Having Atlantic City perceived as a three- or four-day destination...
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Yet to one professor, it represents sheer gold
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Jared Shelly, JE Feature
When taking a recreational dip in the ocean, swimmers tend to navigate around the seaweed. After all, it's green. It's slimy. And it seems that the best thing to do about such a gross substance, which is technically a form of algae, is to steer clear of it ... right? Avigad Vonshak would definitely disagree. He'd rather dive right in...
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By:
Rachel Silverman and Jared Shelly
Who hasn't approached summer with a sense of trepidation, fearing those dreaded little words: bathing-suit season? And, at the same time, who hasn't also longed for the cool custard treats, backyard barbecues and greasy boardwalk fare that seem to be a requisite part of the heat? The great paradox of the season shows off its true colors at the New...
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