Wednesday, November 26, 2014 Kislev 4, 5775
Why the Devils are not only a hockey team and other stories
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Rita Charleston, JE Feature
We all know New Jersey has terrific beaches for summer and countless casinos. But were you aware that New Jersey also offers a number of destinations designed for family fun? Indeed, for families looking for an accessible autumn getaway with activities to appeal to everyone, the five-county region of South Jersey offers endless adventures. If you're looking for some Jewish...
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Where better to get a feel for the World Series than Cooperstown
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Frank Rosci, JE Feature
At the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, the world's best-known sports shrine, on picturesque Main Street in Cooperstown, N.Y., there is a wonderful ground-level photo of a baseball stadium at dusk, with glowing orange-red clouds hovering high above the setting sun and competing players on the field below. The photo's caption reads: "Whoever wants to know the heart...
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Jared Shelly, JE Feature
I’m having a tough time sitting still. As I sip a beer at the Otesaga Hotel in Cooperstown, N.Y., watching game four of the Yankees-Angels playoff series, I look down the length of the bar to see Johnny Podres, the Hall of Famer who later became the pitching coach for the 1993 Philadelphia Phillies, just sitting there. As you may...
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Ben G. Frank, JE Feature
China - the Middle Kingdom, the heavenly land, the sweeping plains, the rice fields in the spring, the glorious mountains and the wild, cruel rivers. Add to that 1.3 billion people, an economy growing at almost 10 percent a year (as well as a challenge to U.S. global hegemony), and you know that when you visit this People's Republic, you're...
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Archaeological dig unearths a biblical bombshell
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Yocheved Miriam Russo, JE Feature
"Abraham planted an eshel in Beersheva, and there he proclaimed the name of Hashem, God of the Universe. And Abraham sojourned in the land of the Philistines many years … " (Parashat Vayera) What's the eshel that Abraham planted? The sages differ: One says it was an orchard, for growing the fruit that the hospitable Abraham served the people who...
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