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5th Annual BJHI Brooklyn Jewish Hall of Fame

Category : Events & Festivals

Join Brooklyn Jewish Historical Initiative as we induct the Brooklyn Jewish Hall of Fame Class of 2019 Inductees are: Ruth Berman Jerry Domerschick Joseph Dorinson Rabbi Dianne Cohler-Esses Devorah Halberstam Yavilah McCoy Bruce “Cousin Brucie” Morrow Hon. Michael Nelson Rabbi Hara Person Andy Statman Judge Jack Weinstein Julie Budd, MC Light Refreshments and reception to […]

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Sunday, October 13th, 2019

Lisbon: Harbor of Hope for Jewish Refugees

Category : Nightlife

In this lecture, Dr. Kaplan will describe the experience of Jewish refugees, mostly from Germany and Austria, as they escaped from Hitler to live in limbo in Portugal. Jewish refugees suffered anxiety and fear, but also evinced courage and resilience. Helpers included the very poor and very generous Portuguese people, the reluctant Portuguese government, and […]

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Sunday, October 13th, 2019

6 places to visit in 6 hours in the Western Galilee

Category : Featured Article

A quick anniversary trip to northern Israel takes our writer to half a dozen terrific spots you’ll want to put on your own travel itinerary. Nahariya holds a special place in my heart – it was there in 1986 that my then-girlfriend and I made several pivotal choices about our budding relationship. So, when it […]

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Friday, October 11th, 2019

A View at Jewish Life in Japan

Category : Latest Destination

New York Jewish Travel Guide sat down with Rabbi Mendi Sudakevich Chabad Lubavitch of Japan, Tokyo to ask a few questions about Jewish Life and Communities in Japan. The following interview was edited for clarity: NYJTG:   Rabbi many thanks for your time. Can you tell us about yourself? How did you decide to come to Japan […]

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Thursday, October 10th, 2019

10 ways to have the best Druze experience in Israel

Category : Must-See Travel Destinations

Tour the scenic sites, eat the fabulous food, see the artwork and hear the folklore about this hospitable minority group in northern Israel. They say that Israel is a melting pot of different cultures and religions. The Druze people, a minority who live mostly in villages in the Galilee and Golan, have a unique culture […]

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Tuesday, October 8th, 2019

Judean Desert blooms on Sababike cycling tour

Category : Latest Destination

At the end of our six-hour bike ride through the Judean Desert, Tal Rozow apologized to my husband and me. “I’m sorry,” he said. “The rest of your vacation won’t be as good as today.” He was right. The ride was the highlight of our 10 days in Israel and one of the best mountain […]

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Sunday, October 6th, 2019

Israel: Third consecutive record-breaking year for incoming tourism

Category : Travel Services

Israel: Third consecutive record-breaking year for incoming tourism Israel ends the Hebrew calendar year 5779 with an all-time record of 4.6 million tourist arrivals, compared to 3.9 million in 5778, an 18% increase. Around 24,000 tourists were expected to arrive in Israel for Rosh Hashana, with an estimated 82,000 tourists arriving last week alone. Tourism […]

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Sunday, October 6th, 2019

10 things you MUST do in Jerusalem

Category : Featured Article

It’s impossible to run out of things to do in Jerusalem. Israel’s capital, one of the fastest-growing tourism destinations in the world, is Israel’s largest municipality and possibly the most famous city in history. Well known for its historical and religious sites for the three major religions, Jerusalem also has 60 museums, 2,000 archeological sites […]

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Friday, October 4th, 2019

Shabbat in Ibiza

Category : Blog

Alexandre Elicha, the 43-year-old global style icon, creative director and co-founder of The Kooples, is a proud, Shabbat-observant Jew. “Don’t be afraid to be different, don’t be afraid that people will point and say things about you. The truth is, this difference – people like it.” Alexandre Elicha, the 43-year-old global style icon, creative director […]

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Sunday, September 15th, 2019

Member Preview for Edith Halpert and the Rise of American Art at the Jewish…

Category : Nightlife

Jewish Museum members are invited to an early members-only viewing of the Jewish Museum’s exhibition Edith Halpert and the Rise of American Art Thursday, October 17, 2019 11 am – 8 pm Exhibition talk in Scheuer Auditorium at 1 pm Also on view in Scenes from the Collection Masterpieces and Curiosities: The Benguiat Collection Through […]

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Sunday, September 15th, 2019
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