Thursday, September 18, 2014 Elul 23, 5774

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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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Michael Trantas
Got a thought or opinion to share with the rest of the world? Have some news to spread? Words of wisdom or advice? Then try blogging! Blogging takes the term "freedom of speech" to a whole new level on the Internet. Originally termed as "Weblog," it is simply a way for people to voice (or "log") their personal opinions, stories,...
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