Friday, December 9, 2016 Kislev 9, 5777
What started out as bad news for a king has become a bountiful brook for tourists
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Yocheved Miriam Russo, JE Feature
King David was having a bad day. He and his army of 600 men had set off on a military mission, leaving all their wives and children behind in Ziklag. While they were gone, a wandering group of Amalekites came across the Israelite camp, took all the women and children captive, and burned everything else to the ground. When David's...
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And now, after all this time, it's a movie star!
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Gloria Hayes Kremer, JE Feature
Whether you've seen the movie or read the book, the controversial "Da Vinci Code" can certainly ignite a desire by many viewers to visit the spectacular locale that sets the esoteric thriller on its roller-coaster ride. While the adventurous travel to Paris, London and Edinburgh, three glorious cities, it is the Louvre in Paris - the magnificent repository of the...
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Wisconsin is a hole-in-one destination
Ever spend a Sunday afternoon watching golf on TV, wishing you could play the same lush fairways as the pros? Well, you don't need a tour card, corporate sponsorship or a private jet to Pebble Beach. Just come to Wisconsin. Thanks to its rolling, wooded landscape and name-designer courses, the Badger State has recently hosted some of the biggest events...
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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
By:
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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