Saturday, November 1, 2014 Heshvan 8, 5775
No, but one of his swords is owned and exhibited by an intriguing Israeli glass museum
By:
Deborah Rubin Fields, Jewish Exponent Feature
Could Napoleon have had a Napoleon Complex? To answer this admittedly odd question, you'll have to visit the marine archaeology museum (known in Israel as the Glass Factory Museum) at Kibbutz Nahsholim, located between Caesarea and Haifa on the Mediterranean coast. At the museum, you'll be surprised to find the French emperor's sword. Amazingly, underwater archaeologists discovered this antique. In...
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Sharon McDonnell |JE Feature
Where's my wine? I'm at a 16th-century fortified farmhouse, now an exquisite boutique hotel in Puglia, in southern Italy on the heel of the boot, whose tower once guarded against attacks by Turkish pirates. But the only invasion the Masseria Torre Coccaro is bracing for today is a gaggle of hungry North Americans, for a class at its renowned cooking...
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George Medovoy | JE Feature
There's a saying that Israelis are everywhere.
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Planning a ski trip starts with answering these three questions: What mountain should I ski/snowboard? Where should I stay while I'm there? And how much am I willing to spend on lift tickets and equipment rental? A ski excursion can easily cost a traveler thousands of dollars, but consumers who are frugal can get by on about $150 a day...
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Elyse Glickman | JE Feature
Chanukah in Israel is not the gifting-and-marketing fest it is in the United States, which is exactly why you just may find celebrating it in its original setting all the more authentic and meaningful.
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