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Malta, Where Game of Thrones All Began, Plays Host to the 5th Annual Valletta Film Festival June 14-23

Category : Latest Destination

 Imagine Outdoor Screenings on Locations of Hollywood Blockbuster Film Sets. Malta, the first location for Season One of Game of Thrones, plays host to the annual Valletta Film Festival (VFF), June 14-23, presented by the Film Grain Foundation. This year will mark the Fifth Anniversary of this exciting film lovers’ event. During the ten-day event, […]

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Thursday, April 18th, 2019

Shearith Israel -Tour the Sanctuary of America’s First Congregation

Category : Nightlife

Join us for a tour of Congregation Shearith Israel, commonly known as the Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue, the first Jewish congregation in North America founded in 1654. On this unique tour, with Janet R. Kirchheimer, a licensed NYC Tour Guide and long-time member of the synagogue, you’ll learn about the founding of the congregation, the […]

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Wednesday, April 17th, 2019

Making Sense of Catastrophe: Jewish Leadership in Romania during the Holoc…

Category : Events & Festivals

Dr. Gaëlle Fisher is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Center for Holocaust Studies at the Institute for Contemporary History in Munich, Germany, and the recipient of the 2018 Sorrell and Lorraine Chesin Fellowship. Her research in the JDC Archives focuses on the activities of the JDC in Romania in the period 1938 to 1948 and […]

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Wednesday, April 17th, 2019

Safi, narration of a Jewish memory

Category : Editor's Picks

In fact, there is little written about the birth of Safi because we know little about its origins Comptoir Phénicien – If we must believe the geographer Ptolémée – probably attended later by the Romans, it appears in Arabic texts under the name of Asfi, from the 11th century, it is then a small harbor […]

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Sunday, April 14th, 2019

12 essential tourist tips for your Passover stay in Israel

Category : Featured Dining

Few things seem more appropriate than visiting Israel during the holiday of Passover. It is this very time of year that one can feel a palpable connection to the Bible and the Israelites who made their journey out of slavery and into the promised land. Jews with limited options back at home by way of […]

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Sunday, April 14th, 2019

Jamaica: A Jewish Caribbean Treasure

Category : Latest Destination

Jamaica is home to a plethora of sites and attractions tailored for Jewish travelers from all over the world, making for memorable, educational and meaningful trips in the Caribbean.  Kingston is home to the Shaare Shalom Synagogue, the only temple on the island, and one of four “sand floor synagogues” remaining in the world. Built […]

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Tuesday, April 9th, 2019

Want to know what to do in Israel? Ask a local

Category : Travel Services

Visitors seeking insider tips on food, entertainment and activities can text their query to local Knowers app and get an answer – and maybe a new friend. Coming to Israel for the Eurovision in May? Or planning a trip any other time? If you don’t have friends or relatives to give you tips on what […]

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Tuesday, April 9th, 2019

Explore the land of Israel with a hiking group

Category : Blog

A growing number of organized hiking groups help you hoof it into nature, whether a self-guided one-day trek or a 65-day chauffeured hike. Visitors to Israel looking for an outing slightly more adventurous than another museum, archeological site or outdoor market can take advantage of the growing number of organized hiking groups. There is no […]

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Tuesday, April 9th, 2019

COJECO Jewish Museum Tour: Art, objects & immigration story. For families w…

Category : Events & Festivals

How do objects in the museum tell stories of immigration throughout history? What artworks or artifacts can be added to the museum’s collection to tell the story of the immigration wave from the Former Soviet Union to the United States? We investigate how Jewish people and their ideas came to America from the 1800’s until […]

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Tuesday, April 9th, 2019

Portugal becomes closer to Israel with the launch of new TAP route

Category : Featured Article

New York Jewish Travel Guide sat down with Mr. Antonoaldo Neves, TAP Air Portugal Chief Executive Officer, during its inaugural flight between Lisbon and Tel Aviv to ask a few questions about the new route. The following interview was edited for clarity: NYJTG:  What inspired you to add these new strategic routes to Tel Aviv […]

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Tuesday, April 9th, 2019
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