Thursday, July 30, 2015 Av 14, 5775

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Elyse Glickman, JE Feature
When it comes to celebrities and trendsetters, it may genuinely seem that the grass is always greener on their side, especially when it comes to easy access to organic foods. However, the more the rest of us educate ourselves on what's out there, the faster that paradigm will change. Prices remain slightly higher for organic foods at supermarkets and produce...
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Why the Galilee and Golan Heights -- yes, Golan Heights -- offer foodies a table of contents
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Elyse Glickman, JE Feature
If there is any truism that applies to the Golan Heights and Galilee, it is, "Don't judge a book by its cover." The Galilee has a reputation as a tourism-and-pilgrimage hub, with attractions that include Tiberius, Capernaum and the Mount of Beatitudes. The Golan Heights, regrettably, often gets press for political turmoil and border skirmishes. Even with preconceptions established by...
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Everything is beautiful at the ballet -- and may be useful as everyday exercise
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Elyse Glickman, JE Feature
Even if Mother Nature and her cousin Gene (i.e., genetics) have made other plans for our bodies, it is no surprise that so many of us covet a dancer's form. Besides the fact that it does look great in fashionable clothing, what else is not to love -- ballet offers sharper balance, graceful movements, lean muscle, speed and endurance. Though...
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Becca Greenberg squinted at the tiny lettering on her smartphone web browser, searching for the answers to a sheet of scavenger hunt clues that would soon take the Chestnut Hill 18-year-old and a team of fellow freshmen at Temple University's Hillel on a four-hour exploration of Center City. It's move-in day, but Greenberg and 25 others paid extra to unload...
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Excitement for fans whose eyes glaze over at doughnuts
Let them eat -- doughnuts! Krispy Kreme has opened a certified kosher franchise in the heart of Center City Philadelphia. The new store, located at 41 S. 16th St., opened with considerable fanfare in recent months, greeted by a long line, including, at its front, a man who had been there since 4 p.m. the previous day, 14 hours before...
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