Wednesday, August 27, 2014 Elul 1, 5774
Here, you take the tube, not the PATH or the Jersey transit
By:
Diana Rosenthal, Jewish Exponent Feature
Outside the tube stop, two young blonde women wearing backpacks and sunglasses pause, refer to a London map, and walk toward the crowds gathering outside the shops. They are American 20-year-olds in search of sparkling jewelry, black platform boots, flowered dresses from the '60s and dusty, rare records -- all available at Camden Markets, increasingly a magnet for hipsters. "We...
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By:
Rita Charleston, JE Feature
Crazy me! I was half expecting to see Bogart and Bergman, even Claude Raines or Paul Henreid chatting it up at Rick's Place, waiting to hear Sam play it again. Instead, when I landed in Casablanca, reality hit, and what I saw was not a quaint studio set but a vast city of 4 million people -- a city teaming...
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You'll need more than 611 to get here, but the trip is well worth it
By:
Janet Darbey, JE Feature
As you wander around the fascinating city of York in Northern England, it's easy to imagine that it has always been this attractive and peaceful. But the modern shopping malls, quiet walkways by the River Ouse and well-tended grass mounds do nothing to acknowledge that York was once the scene of one of the most notorious anti-Semitic attacks that ever...
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Beauty in the eyes of the beholder? Watch out, women!
By:
Monica Perry, JE Feature
"We pass now under the bridge of Casanova. It is tradition to kiss the man who is in the boat with you for good luck. Since I'm the only man here," the gondolier tells us, abruptly halting the boat and lurching forward, "I will be your Casanova." It was cute. A good laugh. But, it turned out, he was serious...
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By:
Silke Schmidt, JE Feature
What would you do if you were a sheep and living in Wales? Quite likely, you'd be roaming the hills of Brecon Beacons National Park, as sheep are far more common there than people. And if you had a sense for beauty, you might stand on top of some steep cliff every now and then, enjoying the scenery while munching...
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