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Experience Czech Jewish culture and traditions. Taste, bake, dance!

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Welcome to Třebíč, the only Jewish UNESCO sight in Europe. There are three UNESCO sights in Třebíč: a uniquely preserved Jewish Quarter, Jewish Cemetery and the Basilica of St. Procopius. Třebíč is one of the most beautiful “undiscovered” historic towns in the Czech Republic. Czech Jewish Experience is a local travel agency that offers you […]

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Thursday, February 18th, 2016

Surprising Facts about the Jews of Mexico

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Mexico boasts a thriving Jewish community with roots that go back 500 years. Some of the most vibrant Jewish neighborhoods in North America exist “South of the Border” in Mexico, where over 40,000 Jews have created a close-knit, distinct community. Here are some surprising facts about North America’s least-known Jewish centers. Early Jewish Haven When […]

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Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

Sandboarding in the Negev Desert

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Sandboarding is one of those iconic desert experiences which remains with you forever. Israel’s Negev Desert is largely a rock desert, however one area contains sweeping sand dunes and it is here that sandboarding allows you to glide down the dunes and experience the thrill of this amazing activity. Suitable for kids and adults, with toboggan-like boards […]

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Sunday, January 31st, 2016

5 Fascinating Facts about Jews in India

Category : Latest Destination

Little-known facts about this ancient Jewish community. India’s Jewish community is thousands of years old. Here are five little-known facts about the role Jews have played in India through the ages. Meeting Marco Polo When Marco Polo traveled through India in the year 1293, he recorded a surprising encounter in his diaries about meeting Jews […]

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Sunday, January 31st, 2016

JEWISH ARCHITECTURE IN BUDAPEST

Category : Featured Article

Budapest has long been a magnet for Jewish Tours. American-Jewish tourists staying at Budapest’s Four Seasons Hotel or the renowned landmark Gellert Hotel & Spa make a beeline to see Europe’s largest synagogue, the majestic Dohany Synagogue. Here’s the irony. The Dohany Synagogue wasn’t even built by a Jew – but those two world-class hotels were! […]

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Friday, January 29th, 2016

Travel A Taste of Luxury in Israel

Category : Editor's Picks

Tourism in Israel has undergone a metamorphosis in recent years.   Great novels — like tormented romances — should begin in great hotels, and if I were writing one set in Tel Aviv, I would have to put the Hotel Montefiore at the top of the first page. My own relationship with the White City’s […]

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Monday, January 25th, 2016

The World’s First Jewish Ghetto

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In 1516 a decree ordered that all the Jews in Venice be relocated to geto, an island in the old foundry area – geto from the Italian word to cast or found – giving Venice the dubious distinction of having the world’s first so-called “ghetto”. The Campo Gheto Nuovo was located in the Cannaregio sestiere […]

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Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

Legendary rock band Deep Purple coming back to Israel

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Veteran rockers Deep Purple will be coming to Israel to play one live show on May 22 in Rishon Lezion. It’ll be the band’s fifth visit to the Holy Land since their first show in Israel in 1991.   Deep Purple, one of heavy rock’s most legendary bands, will be back in Israel in the […]

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Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

19th New York Sephardic Jewish Film Festival, March 10-17, 2016 at the Center for Jewish History

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Presented by the American Sephardi Federation the festival will feature world renowned singer Enrico Macias on opening night and productions from France, Israel, Greece, Austria, and Spain.  The 16 films will share stories of Bukhari, Iraqi, Iranian, Moroccan, Algerian, Greek and Spanish Jews, along with a spotlight on the lives of Jews displaced from their […]

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Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

Petra 2 Day Tour from Eilat

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This Petra two day tour will offer the ultimate experience in ‘the lost city of Petra’, comprehensively guiding you through its fascinating and tumultuous past. Leaving Eilat, you’ll cross into Jordan and head north to Petra where you’ll enter with a short horse ride. Following this, you’ll be guided through this UNESCO World Heritage Site, […]

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