Thursday, August 28, 2014 Elul 2, 5774

By:
Gloria Hayes Kremer, JE Feature
The focus of a trip to Chicago to what had been described as "the hotel of the future" changed dramatically as I learned about the dynamic suburbs of the Windy City and, more importantly, the equally dynamic suburban Jewish communities that surround this "Crossroads of America" metropolis. As I walked into the stunningly designed lobby of the Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel...
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By:
Roy S. Gutterman, JE Feature
People do some pretty crazy stuff to meet "that special someone." Traveling is one of them. My friend Rachel, for example, has had men fly across the country to meet her. So, in a similar vein, could a four-hour drive from Syracuse to Montreal be considered insane? Maybe. But you only live once. Allie, the girl I met a couple...
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... and boy, as a local doctor stresses the role of kibitz in kids
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Rita Charleston, JE Feature
TV icon Jerry Seinfeld described comedy this way: "There are four levels of comedy: Make your friends laugh, make strangers laugh, get paid to make strangers laugh, and make people talk like you because it's so much fun." Other than getting paid for it, author and psychiatrist Joel Schwartz, M.D., couldn't agree more. And his latest book, Noses Are Red:...
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For many, especially young people, this time of yeear means hopping on a bike and going for a ride. Unfortunately for approximately 500,000 people each year, it is a ride that ends in an emergency department. In fact, more children ages 5 to 14 visit U.S. hospital emergency departments for injuries associated with bicycles than any other sport. The American...
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By:
Rita Charleston, JE Feature
With a population of approximately 735,000, Amsterdam is often referred to as one of the most colorful cities in the world. And rightfully so. With its many public parks and gardens, more than 100 canals that wrap around the city, the expected windmills, more than 50 museums -- many of which are world-famous -- and so much more, there's never...
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