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Celebrating 180th birthday of South Africa’s Jewish community

Category : Featured Article

Once, on my travels in the US, I encountered a young lady who had recently emigrated from Kenya. I recognized her origins by her distinctive accent. When I mentioned that I, too, was African, she looked at me aghast, not believing that someone of European appearance with a neo-British accent could have been born and […]

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Friday, September 24th, 2021

10 reasons the Negev is the next place to visit in Israel

Category : Blog

Amazing views, gorgeous wines, fascinating history, and all sorts of active adventures, push the southern desert to the top of our travel wish list. TIME magazine recently named Israel’s Negev Desert as one of the World’s Greatest Places for 2021. And for good reason, too, since despite its seemingly arid appearance the southern desert is one […]

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Thursday, September 23rd, 2021

8 reasons why we love Israel in the fall

Category : Blog

From blooming flowers and migrating birds to stunning sunsets and saying goodbye to sandals, fall might be Israel’s most perfect season. Across the world, people are bemoaning the end of summer and the beginning of a long, dark winter. In Israel, however, a loud collective sigh of relief can be heard as the blistering heat […]

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Sunday, September 19th, 2021

Group travel to Israel to resume September 19

Category : Travel Services

Groups of five to 30 foreign tourists will be admitted from most countries if all travelers have proof of vaccine and negative PCR test. The Israel Ministry of Tourism will re-start its tourist pilot program from September 19, allowing organized tourist groups of five to 30 tourists from “green, yellow, and orange” countries to visit […]

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Monday, September 13th, 2021

10 great reasons to love the pomegranate

Category : Editor's Picks

Pomegranates add color and symbolism to the Rosh Hashana table décor, but they are also extremely good for your health. Coaxing the edible seeds out of a pomegranate is a popular how-to topic. Some swear by the whack-with-a-wooden-spoon method; others massage out those ruby-red arils in a bowl of water to keep things neat. Any […]

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Tuesday, August 31st, 2021

JEWS IN ALL 6 GULF COUNTRIES JOIN TOGETHER FOR FIRST SELICHOT GATHERING IN DECADES

Category : Editor's Picks

The Association of Gulf Jewish Communities (AGJC), the people-to-people network of Jewish communities from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries that are developing Jewish life in the region, will hold its first joint Selichot event – believed to be the first event of its kind in the region. On Sunday, August 22 at 5:00 p.m. […]

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Monday, August 16th, 2021

Uri Buri and Efendi Hotel named Best of the Best by TripAdvisor

Category : Featured Hotel

Acre seafood restaurant Uri Buri and Efendi Hotel – both torched during the May riots – land top spots on the global list selected by travelers worldwide. We’ve long known that Acre’s Uri Buri seafood restaurant and the Efendi Hotel are a must on any foodie or traveler’s list, and now it seems that so […]

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Sunday, August 15th, 2021

Discover the Jewish Heritage and Beauty of Tangier

Category : Top 10

Tangier is a mixture of North Africa, Spain, Portugal, and France. it is the ideal melting pot and has a rich Jewish history.  This beautiful city, only 35 minutes from Spain by hydrofoil or two hours by normal ferry boat service, is a multicultural society, predominantly Muslim, but with small Christian and Jewish communities who […]

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Saturday, August 7th, 2021

Hemdat Israel synagogue flourishes with historic preservation project

Category : Editor's Picks

The Hemdat Israel Synagogue located in Kadiköy, Istanbul is uncovering the footsteps of history with a wonderful project. The project run together by the Haydarpaşa Hemdat Israel Synagogue Foundation, Alef Youth Club, and Shalom Corps, not only contributes to raising awareness about the protection of historical buildings but also establishes the most beautiful example of […]

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Friday, July 23rd, 2021

Exploring Casablanca’s Jewish Heritage

Category : Top 10

Jewish culture has been interwoven throughout Morocco for centuries and offers a golden opportunity for Jewish and non-Jewish travelers alike to discover the stories of the Jewish Mellah, the vibrant Jewish community, Synagogues, Andalusian and Moorish architecture, tombs and holy places, and the only Jewish Museum in the Islamic world. “Casablanca” film references aside, Morocco […]

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Monday, July 19th, 2021
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