Friday, July 25, 2014 Tammuz 27, 5774

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Mordechai Shinefield | JE Feature
On the Kohelet Yeshiva High School basketball court on Saturday night, just hours after Shabbat had ended, Lower Merion native Yoni Eckmann and the rest of the Yeshiva University Maccabees played pickup games and ran drills with some local Jewish kids. At one point, a young boy with flailing tzitzit was airlifted by a Maccabee player to dunk the ball,...
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Elyse Glickman | JE Feature
Krav Maga has recently earned its way into the lives and fitness plans of women and men globally.
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George Medovoy | JE Feature
At a Friday night Shabbat dinner, one of the guests at the table lovingly refers to "our shtetl Edmonton."
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Sharon McDonnell | JE Feature
I'm in the floating Lake Palace in Udaipur, a place I first read about, and vowed to visit, when I was 10. A pearly white marble palace -- carved domes and arches, courtyards and splashing fountains -- it's on its very own island. Not one inch of land is visible, so the palace appears to float majestically on Lake Pichola,...
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It's not unusual to see visiting Israelis around town. Last weekend, however, there were 80 of them -- all young Orthodox women from the National Service program, or Sherut Leumi, for observant Jews who opt out of the country's required two-year military service because of religious beliefs.
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