Monday, April 21, 2014 Nisan 21, 5774

By:
George Medavoy
From the balcony of our suite at the Riu Palace Resort, we could look out across the bay to El Arco -- the arch-shaped rocky symbol of this southern tip of the Baja California Sur, where the blue Pacific meets the emerald-green waters of the Sea of Cortez. But it's the last thing I'd ever associate with a synagogue called...
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Jared Shelly, JE Feature
While 46,000 fans were cheering at Citizens Bank Park as the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Los Angeles Dodgers and earned a trip to the World Series for the second year in a row, Gertrude Stein was just as happy to be watching the game on TV. After Jayson Werth slammed a three-run home run in the first inning to give...
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The World Parrot Refuge provides its 700-plus residents a nest egg of hope
By:
Lauren Kramer, JE Feature
Many of us are suckers for a pet store, drawn in by the allure of cuddly kittens, and mesmerized by the colorful plumage of exotic birds from all over the globe. What people don't typically stop and wonder about is the journey that these animals and birds traveled to get to the shop -- and, more importantly, what they left...
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Frank Rosci, JE Feature
A father's promise to his dying daughter to keep the fledgling business she founded in 2007 up and running has been kept, turning what she began into a real success. The father is Howard Levin, who, with wife Judy, came out of retirement to devote mind, body and soul to keep alive daughter Rachel Levin Troxell's dream -- her company...
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When a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer, many of her most important questions can't be answered by a doctor: What if my insurance won't cover a new treatment? Do I risk losing my benefits if I am not working full-time? Will my boss let me take time off for treatment? To help women answer these questions, the American Bar...
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