Saturday, December 27, 2014 Tevet 5, 5775
Why? There's much to choose from in this small Michigan town
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Elyse Glickman, JE Feature
Ann Arbor is best known as a cultured college town with great sports teams and a nearby presidential library (named for Gerald R. Ford), but don't go by reputation alone. Come to think of it, although Michigan has been hard-hit by the recession, forget what you've heard about that, too. With respects to this big "little city," you should absolutely...
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By:
Elyse Glickman, JE Feature
We'll always have Paris -- as well as New York, Rome and London. For this reason, it's time to hit the road less traveled on our vacations this year. From the perspective of a travel reporter, there are 10 destinations of Jewish interest that stand out, as they represent experiences that combine a mix of glamour, adventure and evidence our...
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Now that the holiday season is over, and those expensive winter trips are being discounted a bit, it may be time to consider packing up the bags for some chillin' out away from the crowds. But keep in mind that there are a number of scams that unsuspecting travelers can fall victim to if they are not careful. The Pennsylvania...
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Vilnius echoes its Jewish past, with ghosts as guides
By:
Norma Davidoff, JE Feature
For hundreds of years, Vilnius, Lithuania, in Northern Europe, was such a distinctive place of Jewish heritage, that it was known as the "Jerusalem of the North." Today, rid of its invaders -- the Poles, Scandinavians, Germans and Russians -- it's also almost entirely devoid of its Jews. Yet it is a UNESCO World Heritage site, and Jewish visitors will...
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George Medovoy, JE Feature
When I tell friends that Montreal is "a very Jewish city," they often give me a rather surprised look, expecting me to say "very French." Well, very French it is -- or, more specifically, Quebeçois, to distinguish it from France -- with an infectious joie de vivre that spills over into so much of life here, especially the arts, the...
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