Thursday, July 24, 2014 Tammuz 26, 5774

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Frank Rosci, JE Feature
An angelic singing voice and a charming presence graced a rather festive night at a Malvern home recently. The wondrous voice belonged to talented Nili Seidel, a 22-year-old blind Israeli singer and pianist. Why she was here is a story of hope and thanksgiving, love and friendship. Seidel was in town - along with her mother Guila, founder and chairwoman...
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Behind a dazzling display of fireworks and with the help of a star-studded cast of Israeli entertainers, some 7,000 athletes, coaches and officials from 52 countries kicked off the 17th Maccabiah Games on Monday night before an estimated crowd of 40,000 screaming fans. The opening ceremony at the Ramat Gan National Stadium - replete with a torch-lighting, a march of...
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Ralph Collier, JE Feature
It was just 60 years ago that World War II ended in Europe - shortly after midnight on May 9, 1945. In a sense, it's taken that long for parts of Germany to come to terms with its brutal past, but there are glimmers - in this case, via an exceptional new monument that grapples with history and the Holocaust...
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Jared Shelly, JE Feature
The blood came quickly, this time in the second round. Dmitriy Salita's stiff left-hand jab landed squarely on Louis Brown's nose, forcing blood to flow down the boxer's cheek. Salita's crisp punches kept landing squarely, and as the fight wore on, his speed and toughness took the fight from sporting to laughable. After the eighth round, the doctor at ringside...
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A measure of calm has returned to the 7800 block of Bustleton Avenue; employees of the Golden Slipper Health and Rehab Center, a Jewish nursing home in Northeast Philadelphia, laid down their picket signs and agreed to go back to work. The six-day strike ended on July 6, when, late in the afternoon, negotiators for District 1199C of the National...
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