Friday, August 1, 2014 Av 5, 5774

Everything is beautiful at the ballet -- and may be useful as everyday exercise
By:
Elyse Glickman, JE Feature
Even if Mother Nature and her cousin Gene (i.e., genetics) have made other plans for our bodies, it is no surprise that so many of us covet a dancer's form. Besides the fact that it does look great in fashionable clothing, what else is not to love -- ballet offers sharper balance, graceful movements, lean muscle, speed and endurance. Though...
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Why the Galilee and Golan Heights -- yes, Golan Heights -- offer foodies a table of contents
By:
Elyse Glickman, JE Feature
If there is any truism that applies to the Golan Heights and Galilee, it is, "Don't judge a book by its cover." The Galilee has a reputation as a tourism-and-pilgrimage hub, with attractions that include Tiberius, Capernaum and the Mount of Beatitudes. The Golan Heights, regrettably, often gets press for political turmoil and border skirmishes. Even with preconceptions established by...
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By:
Elyse Glickman, JE Feature
There are no guarantees in life, and this includes career and financial stability. One way to face problems, say experts, is to embrace them as our friends. Author Jane Honeck (The Problem With Money? It's Not About the Money!) emphasizes that if you dwell on negatives of the economic downturn -- even if commiserating with like-minded friends about similar problems...
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By:
Robert Strauss
REFLECTIONS One day in the spring of my daughter Ella's fifth-grade year, the dad of one of her friends showed up at our front door unannounced. I suspected the worst: girl backbiting, shoplifting, cheating in school. Little did I know that it was worse than that. It was the Grim Reaper of the B Team crossing our threshold. This dad...
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Excitement for fans whose eyes glaze over at doughnuts
Let them eat -- doughnuts! Krispy Kreme has opened a certified kosher franchise in the heart of Center City Philadelphia. The new store, located at 41 S. 16th St., opened with considerable fanfare in recent months, greeted by a long line, including, at its front, a man who had been there since 4 p.m. the previous day, 14 hours before...
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