Wednesday, June 3, 2015 Sivan 16, 5775
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Ben G. Frank, Jewish Exponent Feature
A trend is a trend, and El Al Israel Airlines is witnessing more late bookings this year than previously. That's good news for the reflective traveler who in these difficult economic times is considering a trip to Israel. The summer of 2009 -- now coming to a close -- may yet be the best time to make good that repeated...
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Frank Rosci, Jewish Exponent Feature
The next time you see a motorcycle club out for a ride, don't be surprised to find that you may be sharing the road with the Star of David Bikers. These decidedly "mild-bunch" of Jewish riders from the Greater Philadelphia metropolitan area, as well as from Burlington, Camden and Glouster counties in New Jersey, take to local and long-distance highways...
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Dishing ice cream, producing movies provide Southern comfort for this city icon
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George Medovoy, Jewish Exponent Feature
When the remake of the 1941 horror classic "The Wolfman" hits the big screen on Nov. 6, it's likely that Stratton Leopold, one of the film's executive producers, will be back home here, scooping ice cream behind the counter of his retro ice cream store on historic Broughton Street. Leopold, whose prodigious film credits include "The Sum of All Fears,"...
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Elyse Glickman, Jewish Exponent Feature
Two years ago, Macau lay somewhere between its colorful history and the city it wanted to be in the 21st century. It boasted a venerable collection of museums and sites celebrating its fusion of Chinese and Portuguese culture, and yet was the world's most ambitious construction site. Billionaire casino hoteliers Steve Wynn and Sheldon Adelson placed heavy bets on Macau...
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Lauren Kramer, Jewish Exponent Feature
If you want to brush up on your Klingon, Vulcan is the place to do it. Vulcan, Alberta, that is. The small farming community of 2,000 was facing extinction back when "Star Trek" first appeared on TV screens worldwide in the 1960s. Many of its grain elevators had succumbed to fire or been torn down, and town residents were concerned...
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