Posts Tagged ‘Independence Day’

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Fireworks 101: A Safety Refresher

Some say it wouldn’t be the Fourth of July without fireworks – a tradition that injures more than 10,000 Americans each year, of which almost half are children. Fireworks may be beautiful, but they’re best seen and heard from a distance, according to Beaumont doctors. “Many people recognize the dangers of the bigger fireworks, but…

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Fourth of July Watermelon Pops

I don’t know about you, but almost a week of 100-degree heat is really starting to tire me out. It can be hard to remember when your head is in a warm fog, but one of the most important things to do when the heat rises and the sweat drips is to stay hydrated and…

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After graduate school, Beverly Kent went off to discover Israel, which was born the same year as she was.

Israel@70: Ties That Bind

Beverly Kent Goldenberg Special to the Jewish News [similar id=45408 type=all] A Detroiter born in 1948 charts her close relationship with Israel’s growth. I was a post-World War II baby, born in 1948. This spring, I celebrated my 70th birthday; so did the State of Israel. As I was growing up in Northwest Detroit, my mother, Jennie Levin Kent, made sure our joint destiny…

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