Monday, December 5, 2016 Kislev 5, 5777
By:
Jaswinder Kaur Gill, JE Feature
Situated in a corner of the Singapore Botanic Gardens are two bronze sculptures, one of a girl on a swing and another of a girl riding a bicycle. A gentleman named David Marshall commissioned these. That's nothing extraordinary, really, save for the fact that in 1955, Marshall became the first chief minister of Singapore under British rule. He was also...
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Finally -- spring! The season when people plan road trips, despite the current costly gas situation. Have you decided where to go yet? If not, log on to: www.firestonelegendarydrives.com to get some ideas. The site features details about all the major highways you'll find in the 50 states, as well as noteworthy drives. Here's a small sampling: For example, if...
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Boys will be boys, but can they travel together?
By:
Frank Rosci, JE Feature
It used to be that when several men -- for this story, the focus is heterosexual men -- went away to spend time together for a weekend or longer, it was for fishing, skiing, days of golf, a hunting expedition or to bond in high-five style at a football game. These and other outdoorsy-type outings were to do what most...
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Not with two companies offering on-site tours; hey, isn't that Heshie?
By:
Gloria Hayes Kremer, JE Feature
As a tour bus leaves Manhattan through the Lincoln Tunnel, surfacing four minutes later in a pleasant New Jersey suburb, 53 excited passengers hear the familiar opening theme of the wildly popular television series "The Sopranos," which resumes its sixth and final season on HBO this Sunday. "I can't wait to see all those places in the show," exclaimed Jennifer...
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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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