Friday, July 3, 2015 Tammuz 16, 5775

Relax, reach out and touch someone
The benefits of touch have long been associated with relaxation and a sense of well-being. Increasing numbers of people are seeking massage as a way to relax. Some 40 percent of women and 29 percent of men reported having a massage in the past five years, according to a 2010 Massage Therapy Industry Fact Sheet, compiled by the American Massage...
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Shoe business: What road warriors wear that works out
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Elyse Glickman, JE Feature
Whether you call them sneakers, "tennies" or gym shoes, athletic shoes have come a long way from whatever you (or your parents) wore to the high school or middle-school P.E. class. In the last century, the basic rubber-soled utility shoe has proliferated into sub-breeds for every conceivable team sport, as well as more current fitness phenomena, such as speed-walking, aerobics...
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Yaacov Kravitz was just starting to delve into Jewish studies at the Pardes Institute in Jerusalem when Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz, one of the most distinguished scholars in the world, walked into the classroom with a stack of freshly published volumes of the Talmud that he'd recently translated from Aramaic to modern Hebrew. "We would be struggling looking at the text...
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A small Caribbean charmer of plantation pleasures
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Sharon McDonnell, JE Feature
I did two life sentences in the cold." Celebrating his freedom after 30 years as a builder and designer in chilly England and Wales, Kevin Horstwood was lazing on the veranda of Rawlins Plantation Inn, a former 17th-century sugarcane plantation he owns on the island of St. Kitts. On one side, we face a lush garden resplendent in magenta, pink...
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'Social Network' more than a movie for area Market Rocker
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Face it, says Yerachmiel Galinsky of Upper Dublin: Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and all other futuristic cute-named feral phenomenon have made social -- and business -- interaction do an about-face in the past five years. How does he know? It's all on his Facebook page and Twitter postings 24 hours a day. But for Galinsky, it's nothing personal, mainly business. For...
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