Saturday, July 12, 2014 Tammuz 14, 5774
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Mort Alper, JE Feature
Jekyll Island has a checkered history, having been occupied at various times by Indian tribes, Spanish missionaries, English soldiers and French settlers. In January 1888, East Coast millionaires bought the island from John du Bignon and his brother-in-law, Newton Finney, who'd only paid $13,100 for the land, but having sized up their prospective buyers, resold it to them for $125,000...
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Walk off the beaten path with the family in tow
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Yocheved Miriam Russo, JE Feature
When you do it perhaps for the first time, schlepping the entire family to Israel is easy. For children, Israel is chock-full of interesting things to do - there''s climbing Masada, walking the hilly streets of Haifa, exploring the museums and major attractions of Jerusalem, or just plain romping on the beaches of Tel Aviv or Eilat. But what do...
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Lancaster County is lush with old-fashioned lifestyles - See more at: http://je.pliner.com/article/3050/Dutch_Treats/#sthash.aiycyVap.dpuf
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Gloria Hayes Kremer, JE Feature
Did you know that Pennsylvania Dutch Country is known as "The Garden Spot of America"? So it's only natural that this picturesque and productive area has created a series of "Culinary Tours," part of FlavorFest, a celebration of food so big that it lasts all year. You may choose to take one of the Signature Culinary Tours which run from...
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Bernice Fried Saks-JE Feature
Shalom, y'all! Welcome to the Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience What's it all about? Well, listen up! When we think of the mass migration of Jews to America in the 19th century to escape persecution and suffering, the countries that usually come to mind are those in Eastern Europe. But thousands of Jews came to the United States from...
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Yocheved Miriam Russo- JE Feature
So you're coming to visit Israel - wonderful! You'll be here a week, and your travel plans are set. Let's see: You fly into Ben-Gurion, and start in Jerusalem, with all the major sites.You take the Tunnel Tour, walk through Mea Shearim, explore the Old City, shop and people-watch at Machane Yehuda. Then maybe a quick float in the Dead...
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