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24 Hour Family Adventure in the Negev

Category : Top 10

The wonders of the desert make for an amazing 24 hour family adventure in the Negev. The desert is vast in Israel. But, it is a magical and fascinating place to explore. Families from around the world have contacted Tourist Israel and expressed interest in a one-day itinerary that includes some of the most popular […]

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Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

Sunbeat Music Festival. June 23-25, 2016

Category : Blog

The Sunbeat Music Festival is Israel’s leading summer music, global beats event. Taking place over one weekend in June in a beautiful green parkland setting in the green mountains of the Northern Galilee region of Israel, Sunbeat draws some of Israel’s biggest home-grown musicians, as well as a diverse array of international musicians. In 2016 the […]

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Monday, May 23rd, 2016

MY HEART IN THE MAGHREB. JEWISH-MAROCCAN FILM WEEK 8 to 12 May 2016

Category : Blog

Morocco was once home to the largest Jewish community in any Arab country. In the mid-20th century more than 250,000 Jews resided there, but between the 1950s and 1970s the majority of them left for Israel, Europe, and North America. Today, about 2500 Jews are still living in Morocco, most of them in Casablanca. For […]

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Friday, April 29th, 2016

Jacob’s Ladder Festival. May 19-21, 2016

Category : Blog

The Jacob’s Ladder Festival is a twice a year folk music festival in Israel, held in Nof Ginosar on the shores of the Sea of Galilee in the north of Israel. The festival takes place in May (Spring) and December (Winter) and is a unique musical and social event for lovers of all aspects of […]

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Thursday, April 21st, 2016

6 Surprising Jewish Communities

Category : Latest Destination

Some of the surprising, diverse places where, against the odds, Jewish life is flourishing. “And I will scatter them among the peoples, and they shall remember me in far countries, and they shall live with their children, and they shall return” (Zechariah 10:9). Part of the Jewish people’s unique history is the scattering of Jews […]

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Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

NY Trav Fest is Happening in Brooklyn this Week!

Category : Blog

The New York Travel Festival is heading to Brooklyn on April 14-17, 2016! Now in its fourth year, the NY Trav Fest consists of daily programming catering to savvy travelers and industry professionals or those looking to join the travel industry. The festival opens on Thursday, April 14, at Rocco’s Tacos with an industry-only track […]

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Wednesday, April 13th, 2016

Venice’s Jewish Ghetto Is Turning 500. Is It Finally Time To Celebrate?

Category : Featured Article

Campo del Ghetto Nuovo is the heart of Venice’s Jewish ghetto, a quiet square just a few minutes’ walk from the train station. It hosts the Jewish Museum, three ancient synagogues and the Jewish community’s nursing home for the elderly. Not far from the square is a kosher hotel and a kosher restaurant. In the […]

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Thursday, March 31st, 2016

The Jews of Italy

Category : Latest Destination

8 little-known facts about the unique community of Italian Jews. The Jews of Italy have a long and fascinating history. Here are eight little-known facts about the unique community of Italian Jews. 1. A Hanukkah Delegation Jews have lived in Italy since ancient times. The very first Jews in Italy were sent by Judah Maccabee, […]

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Friday, March 18th, 2016

6 Surprising Facts about Jewish Scotland

Category : Latest Destination

Welcome to the land of Jewish kilts and kosher haggis. With Scotland in the news, it’s interesting to note that the country has been home to a dynamic Jewish community for 400 years. Here are six surprising facts about Jewish life in this ancient nation. 1. Aristocratic Antecedent One of the earliest Scottish Jews was […]

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Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

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

Category : Blog

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
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