Friday, August 29, 2014 Elul 3, 5774

By:
Mara Sokolsky, JE Feature
This past erev Rosh Hashanah found my husband and I scurrying through the streets of Paris's Jewish quarter. Hours earlier, those streets pulsed with the sounds of schmoozing and shopping. We, along with local Parisians and a gaggle of tourists feasted on Mi-va-mi's falafel l'authentique and Sacha Finkelsztajn's Viennese strudel. But now the streets were quiet, the shops closed. The...
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And it may only get worse, says one expert in the field
By:
Lauren Kramer, JE Feature
There's havoc being wreaked in the real estate market due to dramatic volatility created by the failure of major financial institutions and selective governmental bailouts. That's the present situation, according to the Real Estate Capital Institute, a Chicago-based organization that monitors realty capital market information. October data from the institute reveals that new construction of commercial property financing is almost...
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With cold and flu season just around the corner, many invest significant time and dollars into taking measures to boost their immune systems and protect their health through the winter. Ironically, despite all these precautions, it's not uncommon for them to get sick anyway. However, Debra Lynn Dadd, one of the world's leading experts on chemical toxicity and author of...
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Grape times await visitors to San Luis Obispo County
By:
Elyse Glickman, JE Feature
Thanks to the Food Network, the Travel Channel and movies such as "Bottle Shock" and "Sideways," California's "wine country" destinations are both hotter and cooler than ever. Because these verdant spreads attract serious food and wine afficionados everywhere, restaurants at all price points tap into the earthy, seductive appeal of wineries that have enriched the state. Nowhere is this more...
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Outside Beth Sholom Congregation in Elkins Park, a sign roots for the home team, as it prepares to take on Tampa Bay in the World Series. Photo by Joanna Lightner
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