Sunday, April 20, 2014 Nisan 20, 5774
Six months after it opened, Berlin's Jewish memorial has become something of an icon
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Ben G. Frank, JE Feature
Berlin likes to pride itself on the fact that it's not just the capital of Germany, but the capital of Europe. Most visitors concur: Berlin possesses the ingredients to become the European cultural capital, if it isn't already. After all, 170 museums, three opera houses, eight orchestras and 17 theaters, as well as 300 communal and private galleries, and more...
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Yocheved Miriam Russo, JE Feature
Old Jaffa, one of the most ancient ports in the entire world, just isn't the same anymore. Of course, the stunning azure Mediterranean kisses the white sand, just as it always has. And the lush palm trees gracing the skyline weren't planted yesterday. But Old Jaffa - the jewel of Israel - is all-new, ready to assert itself as a...
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Why the Devils are not only a hockey team and other stories
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Rita Charleston, JE Feature
We all know New Jersey has terrific beaches for summer and countless casinos. But were you aware that New Jersey also offers a number of destinations designed for family fun? Indeed, for families looking for an accessible autumn getaway with activities to appeal to everyone, the five-county region of South Jersey offers endless adventures. If you're looking for some Jewish...
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Where better to get a feel for the World Series than Cooperstown
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Frank Rosci, JE Feature
At the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, the world's best-known sports shrine, on picturesque Main Street in Cooperstown, N.Y., there is a wonderful ground-level photo of a baseball stadium at dusk, with glowing orange-red clouds hovering high above the setting sun and competing players on the field below. The photo's caption reads: "Whoever wants to know the heart...
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Jared Shelly, JE Feature
I’m having a tough time sitting still. As I sip a beer at the Otesaga Hotel in Cooperstown, N.Y., watching game four of the Yankees-Angels playoff series, I look down the length of the bar to see Johnny Podres, the Hall of Famer who later became the pitching coach for the 1993 Philadelphia Phillies, just sitting there. As you may...
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