Sunday, December 28, 2014 Tevet 6, 5775

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Aaron Dalton, JE Feature
For many travelers, Paris is all about art, fine food and romance. Certainly, there's plenty of that to go around. By all means, spend a day at the massive, breathtaking Louvre. (If the quality of the art doesn't take your breath away, it will surely be pressed out of you by the crowds swarming the Mona Lisa and the Venus...
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Aaron Passman, JE Feature
Connie Felzer lined up her shot along the wooden floorboards, careful to aim the ball just right. She brought her arm back, then swung it forward, releasing the bowling ball ... strike! But wait, where's the noise and the smoke and the beer and the shoe rentals? This isn't real, physical bowling -- it's Wii bowling, and it happens every...
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Roy S. Gutterman, JE Feature
In between holiday events, this time of year affords us the opportunity to reflect on the year gone by. Here's the year in singledom -- or, at least, my "Out of the Gutter Singles Year in Review: 2008." This past year, I had a couple of dates with an amazing girl, who, despite being single and despite me pulling out...
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Nothing -- especially its native son's career as a composer
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Aaron Dalton, JE Feature
For hundreds of years, Jews lived in the Austrian city of Eisenstadt, under the protection of the noble counts of the Esterházy family. This community gave the world Rabbi Akiba Eger, one of the most famous Talmud scholars of the early 19th century. The community also gave rise to Samson Wertheimer, a man who served as a key financial administrator...
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Frank Rosci, JE Feature
Miracles are not the stuff of dreamy fantasy, but a tangible truth to Shoshanna Garfinkel and ophthalmologist Leonard H. Ginsburg, M.D., a certified diabetes educator, as well as the chairman of Moore Eye Institute of Springfield Hospital in Delaware County. That's because of the way Garfinkel, a diabetic who lost sight in both eyes during her first pregnancy, regained complete...
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