Wednesday, December 17, 2014 Kislev 25, 5775
By:
Elyse Glickman, JE Feature
When the demands of our jobs and personal lives (her married life and my search for one) parted like the Red Sea, our first thought was to pack our bags and high-tail it to a place that had the sophistication of a big city, the laid-back vibe of a resort community and only required a very easy intracontinental plane ride...
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This is the time of year when the winter blues are setting in for many in the Rust Belt, which always means big business for winter beach destinations. It's usually not hard to spot those who've been sun-starved all winter, as they may be getting off airplanes in Philadelphia in shorts when arriving home to temperatures in the teens. The...
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It's all in a day's work at Travelers Aid Society Philadelphia
By:
Frank Rosci, JE Feature
Caring for the needs of others is a way of life for Shelley Altschuler Chatterjee, a longtime social worker for Travelers Aid Society Philadelphia and equally longtime volunteer for the well-known organization, whose motto is "a helping hand along the way." Chatterjee began working for Travelers Aid Philadelphia in 1978; she's now on staff as a social worker at its...
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Natural beauty, spas ...and a special Holocaust conference
By:
Elyse Glickman, JE Feature
Years ago, when Bali was mentioned, honeymoons, scuba-diving, lavish resorts and Bob Hope "Road" movies came to mind. Later, with the Kuta bombings and knowledge that Indonesia was a Muslim country with its fair share of turmoil, I figured that there must have been something very special beyond Bali's verdant surface that made it such an attractive destination for so...
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Saddle up for a surprising vacation
Does "dude ranch" conjure up images of office workers doffing their Dockers in favor of denim? Do you envision time in the saddle or sleeping under the stars, and think it might be fun for a day or two, though you're not sure about an entire vacation? What -- you haven't seen "City Slickers"? (Billy Crystal proving, of course, that...
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