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Hospitality Industry Gathers for the 20th Annual Hotel Excellence Awards at 583 Park Avenue

Category : Editor's Picks

~1 Hotels Wins Three Awards; Lifetime Achievement Award presented to Benjamin Prelvukaj of Benjamin Restaurant Group~  More than 300 members of the hospitality industry attended the 20th Annual Hotel Excellence Awards at 583 Park Avenue Monday night. Hosted by WhereTraveler, IN New York and The New York City Association of Hotel Concierges (NYCAHC), the awards […]

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Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Luxury Hotel Among Travel+Leisure’s 2019 World’s Best Awards

Category : Featured Hotel

A five-star luxury hotel in the heart of the Holy City, a desert resort in southern Israel, and the cities of Jerusalem and Tel Aviv were recognized as some of the best travel destinations in separate categories in the August 2019 issue of travel magazine Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards, an annual travel program […]

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Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

In Portugal, Israelis search for a little slice of rustic paradise

Category : Blog

A small but significant number of Sabras pursue a dream that transcends patriotism, buying large tracts of cheap rural land on which to live eco-friendly alternative lifestyles After 100 years, the red ceramic roof tiles came off with surprising ease. Plink, plonk, and another curved tile came loose, showering down a century’s worth of dust […]

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Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

In-SITE-ful Journey: The Jewish Museum

Category : Events & Festivals

Using Ritual Objects as Provocations: Supporting Young Children’s Choice and Voice in the Classroom About this Event In this workshop, participants will be introduced to a snapshot of the Jewish Museum’s collection and will have the opportunity to discuss and question how to bring art and artifacts into your classroom. We will explore key questions […]

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Sunday, August 18th, 2019

Reviving Morocco’s multicultural past through the Museum of Moroccan Judaism (& other initiatives)

Category : Featured Article

During a visit to Spain in 1989, His Majesty King Hassan II of Morocco met with the leaders of the Spanish Jewish and Spanish Muslim communities that originated in Morocco. In this meeting, the King delivered a powerful statement: “I do not consider you Jews of Moroccan descent because Moroccan nationality is never lost. We […]

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Sunday, August 18th, 2019

TAP AIR PORTUGAL IS ADDING 15 FLIGHTS EACH WEEK FROM US AND CANADA, TOTALLING A RECORD 71 WEEKLY FLIGHTS TO PORTUGAL FROM NORTH AMERICA

Category : Travel Services

SUMMER 2020 FLIGHTS UP 344% FROM 2015; TAP TO SERVE NEW YORK WITH FOUR FLIGHTS DAILY — New Frequencies Announcement Comes Weeks After TAP’s New Service Launches from Chicago, San Francisco and Washington, DC —    – TAP Air Portugal is adding 15 new weekly flights from the USA and Canada by summer 2020 to a […]

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Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

Checking Out the Jewish Scene in Phuket, Thailand

Category : Featured Article

It was a Thursday night last August when Rabbi Mendy Segal, the chief Chabad emissary of this island off the southwestern coast of Thailand, received a phone call every rabbi dreads. Two Israelis were in a Thai jail on drug charges and needed the rabbi’s help to bail them out. The call came at the […]

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Sunday, August 11th, 2019

What It’s Like to Rekindle Jewish Life in Barcelona After 500 Years of Darkness

Category : Must-See Travel Destinations

Chabad Shlucha Nechama Libersohn talks about the return of Judaism to Spain With its charming stone alleyways and stunning ocean views, Barcelona is one of Europe’s most visited cities. Tourists pour in to enjoy the sunshine, sports and stunning architecture. Yet the city’s ancient archways bear silent testimony to more than 1,000 years of rich […]

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Sunday, August 11th, 2019

Israel welcomes 10% increase in tourists in 2019

Category : Travel Services

“Summer begins with a hike in tourist arrivals to Israel,” said Tourism Minister Yariv Levin. Nearly 2.6 million tourist entries into Israel have been recorded since the start of the year, representing a 9.8% increase compared to the same period last year, according to new data published Monday by the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). […]

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Tuesday, August 6th, 2019

New hotels, restaurants and museums – read all about what’s new in Portugal

Category : Blog

What’s new? New Historic Hotel opens in Elvas under Revive Program Vila Galé Collection Elvas is the newest 4-star historic hotel to open in Elvas, the former frontier fortress-city on the Alentejo-Spanish border, with 79 rooms, two restaurants, bar, spa and indoor pool, and many event rooms. Set in the former Convento de São Paulo […]

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Sunday, August 4th, 2019
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