Tuesday, February 9, 2016 Shevat 30, 5776

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As Israeli tennis standout Nadine Fahoum struck a forehand, the pounded fuzz of a ball left the racquet strings on a perfect trajectory, accelerating and ascending well above the net, revolving dozens of times per second before descending and crashing deep in the court -- a puff of clay rising in its wake. Most people who pick up a racquet...
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As spring weather brightened the hallways at Kohelet Yeshiva High School in Merion Station this semester, students raced newly created robots, tinkered on a grand piano and practiced for spoken word competitions. Last month, several dozen adults gathered in the school's beit midrash for a free evening seminar on medical ethics presented by a world-renowned Orthodox rabbi. Meanwhile, a 14-year-old...
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The forecast for shore life 2012: Better than ever!
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Beth D’Addono, This Summer Feature
D ownashore at last! This summer, you will find yourself with a myriad of vacation options as diverse as the sunny little towns that dot the Atlantic coastline. From family-friendly to romantic and fun after dark, there’s a shore full of new places, events and people to celebrate this season. Brigantine Brigantine is more than just a company town for...
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Taking stock of your summer home
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Gail Snyder, This Summer Feature
C enter City residents Lynne and Ed Berkowitz call their Atlantic City condo “a piece of heaven.” Year-round, it offers a weekend respite from their busy lives operating a pharmacy and a chance to spend precious downtime with their two daughters and four grandchildren, who range in age from 2 to 6 years old. Lynne Berkowitz says, “In my entire...
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“Mad Men” and Kate Middleton are summer fashion’s big influencers
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Mimi James, This Summer Feature
O f course shopping should be on summer’s itinerary. It stimulates the economy, provides quality bonding time, counts as exercise if done with gusto and results in longer-lasting purchase pleasure than, say, salt water taffy. Plus, every fashionista knows the unadulterated joy of finding a unique item that fits perfectly. And if it’s on sale? Even better. Sales are a...
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