Thursday, September 18, 2014 Elul 23, 5774
For New Jersey surfers, it's always an endless summer
By:
Ryan Teitman, JE Feature
Stacey Marchel waits in the ocean. Floating on her surfboard, she patiently scans the New Jersey shoreline for the next decent wave. In the warm afternoon, conditions are far from perfect. But for Marchel, and the other surfers of Margate, surfing isn't about the biggest waves, it's a way of life. Marchel, 39, lives a stone's throw from one of...
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but the rest of Tenerife is a real awakening!
By:
Silke Schmidt, JE Feature
The volcano is sleeping. With its last eruption on the slopes of Pico Viejo -- the old crater -- in 1798 and over a period of three months, Mount Teide has shown itself peaceful to the people living at its foot on Tenerife, one of Spain's Canary Islands, for more than 200 years now. But the sleeping beauty -- visible...
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Sure, there are tense times, but there's also something called a spa
By:
Ben G. Frank, JE Feature
As the road wound up the side of the mountain and into a deep forest that blinded us from seeing so-called civilization, we realized that even in that small country Israel, one can find the ideal spa for badly needed R&R. For to visit Israel as tourist, traveler, vacationer, businessperson or official is to constantly be in a perpetual state...
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By:
Rachel Silverman and Jared Shelly
Who hasn't approached summer with a sense of trepidation, fearing those dreaded little words: bathing-suit season? And, at the same time, who hasn't also longed for the cool custard treats, backyard barbecues and greasy boardwalk fare that seem to be a requisite part of the heat? The great paradox of the season shows off its true colors at the New...
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It's a city that fills a hunger for heritage, as well as history
By:
Aaron Dalton, JE Feature
In the garden of the Great Synagogue on Dohány Street in Budapest, a metal willow tree memorial weeps endlessly for the Holocaust dead. In another courtyard lie the remains of thousands of Jews who died in the ghetto during the terrible winter of 1944. And yet, the synagogue is also a place of great beauty. It's twin 143-foot-tall domed towers...
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