Tuesday, September 1, 2015 Elul 17, 5775

Binge or bust: How to prepare for that last meal before Yom Kippur
By:
Rita Charleston, JE Feature
I always loved going to my Bubbe Minnie's house, especially during the High Holidays. She'd sit around her dining table with me -- one of her younger grandchildren -- enjoying the last meal before Yom Kippur, and telling me I didn't have to start fasting until I got up from the table. Actually, because I was only 3 or 4...
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That would be linking up with Colorado's 'Adventure Rabbi'
By:
Aaron Dalton, JE Feature
Because I have an aversion to anything cold and slippery, I've never visited Colorado's famous ski slopes. But I do love mountain scenery, fresh air and a little outdoor adventure -- all of which I found in abundance on a wonderful mid-summer trip to the Northern Colorado town of Boulder. Boulder enjoys a vibe that I will simplistically summarize as...
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By:
Aaron Passman, JE Staff
After the summer's recent heat waves, the last thing most people may want to think about is more sun. But David Blumenfeld hopes to change all that, so that when Philadelphians think sun, they don't conjure up images of white heat, but of green energy that can lead directly to greenbacks. Blumenfeld is president of Urban Eco Electric ( www.go-uee.com...
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Charleston has a wealth of Jewish history, y'all!
By:
George Medavoy, JE Feature
I never thought I'd find a Jewish gift for our 40th wedding anniversary here in the charming South Carolina city of Charleston. But sometimes, things turn out, well, in ways you least expect. Jewish life in Charleston, my wife and I discovered, has roots going back to Colonial America.What luck we had to be introduced to it all by Janice...
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Do your traveling plans this September include studying abroad? Although most trips are free from trouble, for both students and their worried parents, it pays to be prepared. Michael Kelly, president and CEO of On Call International, a prominent name in the medical and travel assistance field, offers some tips to help students and their families prepare for a safe...
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