Tuesday, September 23, 2014 Elul 28, 5774
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Lauren Kramer, JE Feature
Jewish law is pretty clear on the matter of human remains: If you're a Kohen, you don't go anywhere near the deceased. If you're not a Kohen, then a visit to the cemetery is no problem. But exploring an ancient burial cave filled with skeletal remains -- just for the thrill of it? Not so kosher! Still, I couldn't resist...
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Greg Thomson, JE Feature
It is nice every once in a while to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, and take a moment to sit back and relax with that certain someone. Kick up your heels and enjoy a weekend away in a romantic cabin retreat. Come to Milton, Fla., in the state's northwest section -- close to Pensacola and...
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Jenna Weiner, JE Feature
In a kingdom where fashion is king and wispy models are its princesses, the all-you-can-eat buffet is the last kind of dining experience that you'd expect to find. Yet the two coexist in blissful harmony, for Milan is the home of the aperitivo -- a tradition that raises the buffet to a new level. Aperitivo -- the rich uncle of...
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Over the moon for your honeymoon? Practice, practice, practice -- well, in your mind, anyway -- about what you're going to tell your spouse-to-be where you hope to go and what you plan to see while on the vacation of your life. Okay, the date is set, the dress is bought, and the tuxes are rented -- and Aunt Minnie...
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Elyse Glickman, JE Feature
When it comes to European travel, there is one thing many Jews have in common -- an understandable hesitance to travel to Germany. The truth of the matter rests in the fact that many countries we love have their fair share of anti-Semitic histories. In fact, it can be found in many parts of the U.S. as well. Even with...
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