Tuesday, July 29, 2014 Av 2, 5774

What started out as bad news for a king has become a bountiful brook for tourists
By:
Yocheved Miriam Russo, JE Feature
King David was having a bad day. He and his army of 600 men had set off on a military mission, leaving all their wives and children behind in Ziklag. While they were gone, a wandering group of Amalekites came across the Israelite camp, took all the women and children captive, and burned everything else to the ground. When David's...
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The hot weather is … here! And if you've been thinking about taking a trip, there are a few things you need to keep in mind if you want to enjoy the ultimate getaway. Plan it by starting with a check list of questions: What is your total budget? What are the cost parameters for air and lodging? How much...
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By:
Roy S. Gutterman, JE Feature
When I walked into the room, the average age of the people sitting there dropped by about 25 years. The small group gathered for the Shabbat Singles service was comprised of people old enough to be my grandparents, or at least my older aunts and uncles. The singles service was supposed to be for people in their 20s through 40s...
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And now, after all this time, it's a movie star!
By:
Gloria Hayes Kremer, JE Feature
Whether you've seen the movie or read the book, the controversial "Da Vinci Code" can certainly ignite a desire by many viewers to visit the spectacular locale that sets the esoteric thriller on its roller-coaster ride. While the adventurous travel to Paris, London and Edinburgh, three glorious cities, it is the Louvre in Paris - the magnificent repository of the...
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By:
Sally Friedman, JE Feature
The subject didn't match the glorious spring weather on a recent Sunday at the Biomedical Research Building at the University of Pennsylvania. "Personal Experiences With Death and Dying" was the subject of the opening session at a two-day symposium sponsored by the University's Center for Bioethics, which recently marked its 10th anniversary with the symposium's umbrella theme of "The Legacy...
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