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Balboa Park resident Ed Samiljan creates Jewish continuity through summer camp

Posted: May 23rd, 2014 | Feature, Featured, Travel | No Comments

Monica Medina | KPBS Amidst the towering, aromatic pines of the San Bernardino National Forest is Camp Mountain Chai. Like most summer camps, it offers typical activities such as swimming, crafts and sing-alongs. It’s an experience that draws hundreds of San Diego children each summer, and in the process, they’re getting something else: a cultural identity.

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Historical highlight: Münster, Germany

Posted: June 21st, 2013 | Featured, Lifestyle, Travel | No Comments

Global Gumshoe | Ron Stern While many Americans are familiar with the German cities of Munich, Hamburg and Frankfurt, most have probably never heard of Münster, except to associate it with the similarly named, but made-in-France cheese. Pity too, because Münster is steeped in history and culture, and is an amazing destination to explore.

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Typically Swiss in Geneva

Posted: May 10th, 2013 | Featured, Lifestyle, Travel | No Comments

Global Gumshoe | Ron Stern I am frequently asked where my favorite place is to visit. Since I have traveled to Switzerland more than any other country, I suppose the answer is obvious. What’s not to love? Spectacular snow-covered mountains, safe cities, fabulous hotels, chocolate and natural and man-made attractions always beckon me to return.

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Five reasons to love the Turks and Caicos

Posted: March 1st, 2013 | Featured, Lifestyle, Travel | No Comments

Global Gumshoe | Ron Stern This string of about 40 islands and cays is located around 575 miles southeast of Miami and is officially classified as a British Overseas Territory. For travelers, the island of Providenciales – Provo as it is known to locals – is the one that is most frequented by visitors, and their slogan “Beautiful by Nature” is well deserved.

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