Friday, August 29, 2014 Elul 3, 5774
The Catskills of the Dominican Republic? And why not?
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Bill Wine, JE Feature
If you refashioned a Catskill Mountains resort from the 1950s into a cruise ship and then sailed it through a time machine to the Dominican Republic, you'd end up in Punta Cana. That's where the Borscht Belt has given way to the Coconut Cape. There's not a mountain or a lox-and-onion omelette or a raincoat in sight. But relaxation, pleasure...
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Ben G. Frank, JE Feature
They say that the streets of a city contain memory. If so, then King David Street is special to the residents of Jerusalem, this biblical city that is the capital of the State of Israel. Standing tall at No. 23 in all its majesty is the King David Hotel, now celebrating its 75th year. The name is fitting. After all,...
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The photograph that ran with the Nov. 15 travel article "In Israel, Shifting Sands of Time" (above) was misidentified. It was not a rendering of the new-and-improved Israel Museum in Jerusalem (top), but a shot of the reinstalled model of the Second Temple.
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When planning a wedding, it's important to keep your guests' finances in mind, especially the ones who are traveling from out of town -- and especially if it's over a holiday. The cost of attending a wedding can be significant, but there are some small steps you can take to make your family and friends' stay easier on them and...
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This may indeed be the most turkey of times to travel all year: The Thanksgiving holiday is the bane of the bashed-up flyer, who gets the stuffing knocked out of him when trying to wedge a 200-pound carry-on into a 3-foot overhead compartment. As a service to Jewish Exponent readers, here are a few tips on how to avoid those...
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