Thursday, December 25, 2014 Tevet 3, 5775
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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Outdoor venues allow space to get dramatic
By:
Patricia Kutza. JE Feature
Inviting summer temperatures are like a siren's song, tempting even the most sedentary of folks to enjoy outdoor pursuits. Theater-lovers need not plug their ears with wax (as Odysseus directed his crew to do) because those mythological siren songs will lead them, not to sleep, but to the birthplace of some of the best entertainment still extant: theater performed outdoors...
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The road to Fourth of July revelry is just a car ride away
By:
Frank Rosci, JE Feature
While the price of gasoline is close to a king's ransom these days, travel by car remains king in this country, and probably will be for the rest of the summer season. It could be that fewer folks will take to the nation's highways and byways to celebrate the Fourth of July this year, of course, but one-tank wonders are...
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As summer weather warms up the urge to hit the highways for a road trip, one health ailment can spoil the entire voyage -- car-motion sickness. If you are buckled in to the car for a long ride, even the slightest and most common physical discomfort can be a sign of motion sickness. The cause of motion sickness is the...
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