Sunday, December 28, 2014 Tevet 6, 5775
By:
Elyse Glickman, JE Feature
In recent years, Argentines, especially those in the Jewish community, have worked hard to put historical events and political controversies aside to improve relationships outside and inside the country. Although images of the tango, Eva Perón and hidden Nazi war criminals have planted varying images of Argentina in the minds of those living outside of it, there are vivid, inspiring...
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By:
Ben G. Frank, JE Feature
Standing atop the Theingyizay Bridge overpass in Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar (Burma), I sensed the exhilarating roar of hundreds of buyers and sellers float up to me from the Mahabandula Street market below. Arguing, bargaining, shouting and pleading, these skilled and persuasive Burmese merchants hover over their goods spread out in carts and on blankets. It's simply a buyer's dream: watches,...
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That would be linking up with Colorado's 'Adventure Rabbi'
By:
Aaron Dalton, JE Feature
Because I have an aversion to anything cold and slippery, I've never visited Colorado's famous ski slopes. But I do love mountain scenery, fresh air and a little outdoor adventure -- all of which I found in abundance on a wonderful mid-summer trip to the Northern Colorado town of Boulder. Boulder enjoys a vibe that I will simplistically summarize as...
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Charleston has a wealth of Jewish history, y'all!
By:
George Medavoy, JE Feature
I never thought I'd find a Jewish gift for our 40th wedding anniversary here in the charming South Carolina city of Charleston. But sometimes, things turn out, well, in ways you least expect. Jewish life in Charleston, my wife and I discovered, has roots going back to Colonial America.What luck we had to be introduced to it all by Janice...
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By:
Ben G. Frank, Jewish Exponent Feature
A trend is a trend, and El Al Israel Airlines is witnessing more late bookings this year than previously. That's good news for the reflective traveler who in these difficult economic times is considering a trip to Israel. The summer of 2009 -- now coming to a close -- may yet be the best time to make good that repeated...
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