Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Tammuz 24, 5774
A tale of Italian edibles
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Ethel G. Hofman- JE Feature
Rome is a city of contrasts. By day, you can eat on a sun-dappled, rooftop terrace, watching below as Smart cars (two-seater autos that don't guzzle up gas) and Vespas maneuver around Renaissance bathtub fountains at breakneck speed. At night, you can find yourself dancing in trendy nightclubs with off-beat disc jockeys. And then, there's a part of Rome that...
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Ben G Frank- JE Feature
Languishing in deep snow and freezing cold? Think warm thoughts of the Caribbean, and imagine the sounds of soothing seas. Visualize the colors of turquoise, orange and red, the lush vegetation, the rum punch, steel bands; calypso and songs in English, Spanish, French, Creole, Papiamento. Sit in some of the island harbors and watch the seaplanes take off - headed...
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Gloria Hayes Kremer- JE Feature
Gloria Hayes Kremer Jewish Exponent Feature The suburbs of Philadelphia have become one of the country’s most popular getaway destinations with the preponderance of delightful bed-and-breakfast and country-inn accommodations, especially during this romantic time of winter delights. Several of them now offer not only beautiful settings, but superb kitchens where award-winning chefs create marvelous dining. Bucks County seems to be...
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Isn't that Dr. Zhivago in the dining car?
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Ben G. Frank JE- Feature
Dawn was breaking on this clear summer morning when I photographed the most famous picture that Jewish visitors always took on the 6,000 miles of the Trans-Siberian Railway - at least in Soviet times. I snapped a shot of the railroad station stop sign, written in Yiddish letters, "Birobidzhan." "Birobidzhan," known as the Jewish Autonomous Region and located in the...
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Frank Rosci- JE Feature
With the Winter Olympics to begin in two weeks in Torino (Turin), Italy, that funny yet familiar "shushing" sound emanating from snow-covered mountain sides and hills - and heard nearly continuously this time of year in many cold-weather locales, from the Poconos to New England - can mean only one thing: Skis are slicing through snow and ice as the...
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