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Ancient Clay Seal Found Under Western Wall Plaza

Category : Blog

Excavations at Western Wall Plaza unearth unique stamped clay from the First Temple Period believed to belong to city governor. A unique stamped piece of clay from the First Temple Period, inscribed in ancient Hebrew script, was unearthed in the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) excavations in the Western Wall Plaza in Jerusalem. The important find […]

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Friday, January 12th, 2018

10 hidden gems you’ll want to visit in Haifa

Category : Blog

The best-kept secrets in this beautiful northern Mediterranean beach town are delicious, intriguing and filled to the brim with culture and fun. When most people think of touring in Haifa, the first thing that comes to mind is the lush Bahá’í Gardens, a masterpiece of landscaping that crowns the hilly city like a colorful jewel. […]

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Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018

Interview with the Chief Rabbi of Japan : Chabad of Tokyo : Rabbi Yehezkel Edery

Category : Must-See Travel Destinations

 New York Jewish Travel Guide sat down with Rabbi Yehezkel Edery, Chief Rabbi of Japan and Chabad of Tokyo,‎ to ask a few questions about Jewish Life and Communities in Japan. NYJTG:   Can you tell us about yourself? How did you decide to come to Japan and how long have you been here? Rabbi Edery: […]

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Tuesday, December 26th, 2017

Chiune Sugihara, “Japanese Hero to the Jews”

Category : Top 10

Most Americans know of Oskar Schindler, the German businessman who saved more than 1,200 lives during the Holocaust, by hiring Jews to work in his factories and fought Nazi efforts to remove them. But not so many people know about Chiune Sugihara, the Japanese diplomat who disobeyed his government’s orders and issued visas that allowed […]

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Tuesday, December 26th, 2017

Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo – One of Tokyo’s Top 5* Hotel

Category : Jewish Travel

From an abundance of amenities such as free in-room Smartphone access to its central location in Tokyo, the Keio Plaza Hotel is the perfect base to explore the delights of the city. The Keio Plaza Hotel was the ideal place to stay, and provided stunning experiences which will remain with me for a long time. […]

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Monday, December 25th, 2017

Discover the Beauty of Yokohama and the Yokohama Foreign General Cemetery

Category : Top 10

Yokohama, Japan’s second-largest city, has the largest port as a luxury cruise destination and is a popular one with foreigners. This is a city of art and culture where new urban values and ideas continue to be generated. Yokohama’s uniqueness is not just in collaborating with styles over various historical periods — as demonstrated not […]

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Sunday, December 24th, 2017

Discover the Treasures of Marrakech and Essaouira and Their Jewish Heritage

Category : Top 10

A journey to Marrakech is a sensory overload of exotic sights, sounds, smells and tastes. It is often referred to as “The Paris of Morocco”, as well as the “Red city or Al Hamra.” The heart of  Marrakesh’s Djemma El Fna Square offers you an exciting Moroccan travel experience. It boasts a variety of beautifully colored […]

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Thursday, December 21st, 2017

NEVERLAND ELECTRONIC MUSIC FESTIVAL

Category : Events & Festivals

A massive 24-hour non-stop electronic music festival, Neverland is Groove Attack’s premier annual festival. Founded in 2011, the event is spread across three dance floors featuring top DJs from Israel and abroad. The festival is held on the banks of the Jordan River is North Israel, with camping and entrance for 23+. Groove Attack has […]

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Tuesday, December 19th, 2017

BOB MARLEY 73TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION HANGAR 11 TEL AVIV

Category : Nightlife

The annual Reggae Legends show will take place on February 8 at Hangar 11, Tel Aviv. This is the thirteenth year in which the Israeli music community joins national celebrations marking the birthday of the Jamaican reggae legend. On this day there are special events to commemorate the king’s heritage and music, which has become […]

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Monday, December 18th, 2017

ZEEKOOK FESTIVAL 2018

Category : Events & Festivals

The top of the local indie scene will gather to shake the roof of Hangar 11 in a one-time show or if you will, a holiday. A rare summit meeting with a precedent concept: one space, two stages, nine delinarers. The carefully selected ensembles sketch the “Best Of” map of everything that happens in the […]

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Monday, December 18th, 2017