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  • Hide ‘n’ seek no child’s game in fleeing Iran

    By Karmel Melamed

    September 4, 2008 | 2:15 am

    Ruben Melamed is an 80-year-old Los Angeles-area businessman and a fifth cousin of mine who escaped near death in Iran. I did not know of his story until recently, when I began searching for stories of Iranian Jews who escaped their homeland during the revolution some 30 years ago....
  • Nevis’ Jewish Past a Tropical Treasure

    By Melanie Reffes

    March 3, 2005 | 7:00 pm

     

    Savvy travelers in need of a getaway come to the Caribbean island of Nevis to relax at restored sugar plantations, like the Montpelier Inn, or the opulent Four Seasons. Celebrity visitors have included Michael Douglas, Oprah Winfrey and Princess Diana, who immediately fled to the...

  • Pesach, Matzah, Maror and Massage

    By Lisa Alcalay Klug

    February 17, 2005 | 7:00 pm

     

    Thanks to an increasing number of spas offering Passover packages, a Pesach getaway doesn't necessarily have to lead to weight gain. There is no shortage of luxury resorts where you can nourish your spirituality, pamper your psyche and get a workout. In fact, several highly rated...

  • Get Me to the Beach on Time

    By Carin Davis

    February 12, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Tired of the same old country club I-dos? Bored with the been-there, danced-to-that-Beverly Hills reception? Why not take your wedding on the road?

    At one time, destination weddings were reserved for celebrity vows, hushed elopements and civil ceremonies. Exotic locales meant no...

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