Thursday, December 8, 2016 Kislev 8, 5777
By:
Rita Charleston, JE Feature
If you've got music on your mind, odds are the best place to satisfy your craving would be Nashville, known affectionately -- and correctly -- as "Music City." And what a music city it is, featuring everything from gospel to country, jazz and rock 'n' roll. You might want to start your journey at the Country Music Hall of Fame...
Comment0
By:
Rita Charleston, JE Feature
Sure. The sands are white, and the water is calm and blue. And not long ago, Cancun, Mexico, was discovered by hordes of college students who claimed it as their own for spring break. But believe it or not, Cancun was first seen as nothing more than swamp land; not much good to anyone for anything. In fact, as recently...
Comment0
When it comes to early U.S. settlements, Virginia rocks more than Plymouth
By:
Aaron Dalton, JE Feature
For Jews, the American founding story of Plymouth Rock and the Pilgrims is somewhat of a mixed bag. On the one hand, we can relate deeply with the story of a people who fled religious oppression in the search for freedom -- and a nice turkey dinner with cranberries on the side. On the other hand, it is something of...
Comment0
By:
Gloria Hayes Kremer, JE Feature
While the Caribbean islands have long been a paradise for Jewish snowbirds, Philadelphia vacationers are discovering a wealth of Jewish connections in these sun-drenched isles. Before coming to Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel in Elkins Park, where he is now rabbi emeritus, Rabbi Simeon J. Maslin served for many years at the oldest surviving synagogue in this hemisphere, Congregation Mikve Israel-Emanuel...
Comment0
Shopping and travel are two great American pastimes, and are often best enjoyed together. According to the Travel Industry Association of America, shopping is the most popular activity during domestic trips, and is included in more than 30 percent of all such trips. Of course, the holiday season affords the ultimate opportunity to combine these two pleasures. A recent survey...
Comment0
Advertisement
Advertisement

Advertisement