Tuesday, September 1, 2015 Elul 17, 5775
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Ben G. Frank, JE Feature
"Wait until 5 o'clock," said the guide in Marrakesh. "I have something magnificent to show you." True to his word, as the sun began to set over the desert around this pink-walled city oasis, we headed to the Djemaa el-Fna, the largest square in Africa. We were not alone. Reaching the square, often called the raison d'être of Marrakesh, founded...
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With Memorial Day weekend, drivers say tanks, but no tanks to gas pains
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Frank Rosci, JE Feature
Another three-day Memorial Day weekend's not just down the road - it's actually here - and with it comes the opportunity for summertime travel. But with the price of gas nearly as high as the sky on a clear summer day, this year's road is a rocky one, with potential misadventures of dented wallets and crashed credit cards looming on...
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‘Going for the fences’ takes on a new meaning
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Courtesy of the Jewish National Fund
Get your peanuts! Get your popcorn! Get your … falafel? It's a long way to go for a baseball game, but then, where more natural a place than Israel to watch an umpire mediate a dispute over turf? In a groundbreaking effort to bring the joys of America's pastime to Israel, the Jewish National Fund has partnered with the Israel...
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As summer quickly approaches, parents and children will be on the move. According to the Travel Industry Association of America, one in four household trips in the United States include children under 18, and 91 percent of those trips are for leisure. Emily Kaufman, the Orbitz Travel Mom, offers tips for parents looking to make sure summer vacation is memorable,...
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Casablanca and you -perfect together May 11, 2006
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Ben G. Frank, JE Feature
The joys of visiting Morocco? One of them certainly is Casablanca. It may not be the prettiest city, but it is busy: busy port, busy streets, busy hotels, busy stores and busy restaurants. Ah, Casablanca … with its broad avenues, skyscrapers and luxury hotels in the "new city," and traditional, much smaller, block whitish-gray houses in many of the "old...
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