Saturday, August 29, 2015 Elul 14, 5775

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While two large men wrapped in towels sit and sweat in the 182-degree heat, a Southampton Spa worker enters the sauna area, opens a metal oven door and splashes peppermint laced water onto a mass of hot rocks. The flavorful steam wafts around the room and in between the wooden benches, adding a touch of spring to what seems like...
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Bobbi Kraft can't exactly explain why she's always felt a certain pull toward Israel. "I was born when Israel was born, and my parents were Zionists," said Kraft. "Israel was always an important part of my life. As I got older, in my 20s, I thought 'I'm not living in Israel but I want a connection.' " So Kraft joined...
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Israel, U.S. in award-winning relationship
In accepting the prestigious 2006 Yitzhak Rabin Public Service Award, William R. McDermott — president and CEO, SAP America Inc., in Newtown Square — said that the honor represented one of the “proudest moments” of his professional and personal life. The annual award is given by the America-Israel Chamber of Commerce, Central Atlantic Region, to an outstanding member of the...
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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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What started out as bad news for a king has become a bountiful brook for tourists
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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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