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Yiddish New York, a new festival of Yiddish music, language and culture Dec 24 – Dec 29, 2015.

Category : Blog

Announcing Yiddish New York! A Huge New Yiddish Festival/Cultural Immersion Program December 24-29 on Manhattan’s Lower East Side New York, NY – Yiddish New York (www.yiddishnewyork.org) will feature over fifty of the world’s leading performers, scholars and activists working to revitalize contemporary Yiddish culture in programs ranging from klezmer concerts, “Tantshoyz” Yiddish dance parties, “Zingeray” […]

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Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

Explore the hidden Jewish treasures of Trebic, Prague and Ustek, Czech Republic

Category : Latest Destination

The Czech 10 Stars Project includes 10 synagogues and associated Jewish heritage sites, in 10 towns all over the country which showcase the unique cultural heritage of the Czech Republic. One of them I had visited was Ustek a small town in the Ústí nad Labem Region. It is located 16 km northeast of Litoměřice […]

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Sunday, November 8th, 2015

Rediscover the Old World Beauty of Prague, Vysocina Region and the Jewish Treasures of the Czech Republic

Category : Featured Article

 The Czech Republic’s strong cultural balance between the abundance of urban life and calm rural communities features a wide variety of tourism options, from breweries to castles to Jewish ghettos. Major cities like Prague and Trebic are ripe with history at nearly every corner, and Jewish tours offer everything from the construction of the second-largest […]

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Thursday, October 29th, 2015

Friends of the Cracow Jewish Culture Festival Society

Category : Events & Festivals

New York Jewish Travel Guide-   Friends of the Cracow Jewish Culture Festival Society, Inc. is an American, tax-exempt, non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the premier Jewish cultural event in Europe today — the annual Jewish Culture Festival in Cracow, Poland. Every June since 1988, the historic Jewish quarter of Cracow, called Kazimierz, is filled […]

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Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

Things to do in Prague’s Jewish Quarter

Category : Activities

Much is packed within the small area of Josefov, Prague’s Jewish Quarter, formerly a walled ghetto, and today one of the most complete collections of Jewish historical monuments in Europe. Here are some tips for what to do and, naturally, where to dine, as you explore this monumental area. Go to the Jewish Museum The […]

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Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

13 top FREE things to do in Israel this summer

Category : Events & Festivals

Music, dance, tours, sports, art – it’s all on offer in Israel this summer, and it’s all free. ISRAEL21c finds you the best places to go for free.                    By Viva Sarah Press Israelis always find time to celebrate something, and summer is the pinnacle for festivities. […]

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Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

9 Day | Jewish Group Tour of Morocco

Category : Top 10

Day One: Sunday DEPARTURE Depart the U.S.A. Overnight: Flight Day Two: Monday ARRIVAL IN CASABLANCA Arrive at Casablanca International Airport. Transfer to the hotel on your own. (Transfers can be arranged at additional cost.) 2:00 p.m. Meet your tour educator and other group members in the hotel lobby. Begin with a panoramic tour of Casablanca […]

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Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

Your next Israeli adventure: the Arava

Category : Blog

Vanishing Valley, House of Aloe Vera, Peace Road, Yotvata Chocolate Trail and other treasures beckon from this long strip of desert filled with B&B lodges.By Abigail Klein Leichman In Israel, “desert” doesn’t mean “desolate.” The sandy Negev expanse that makes up more than half of Israel’s land mass encompasses fascinating vistas, history and creativity. Here […]

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Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

Rockin’ out with Sean Hurwitz of Smash Mouth

Category : Blog

The lead guitarist has come a long way from his days as a ‘kikarist,’ hanging out late at night in Kikar Zion (Zion Square) in Jerusalem. By Abigail Klein Leichman   Sean Hurwitz accompanying Smash Mouth singer Steve Harwell. Photo by Glenn Tang/Black Pixel Studios Israeli-born songwriter-producer-guitarist Sean Hurwitz, now touring with Smash Mouth, did not […]

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Friday, July 24th, 2015

10 extraordinary tastes from Israel

Category : Nightlife

Try the best baklava, chocolate, marzipan, halva, challah, bourekas and other mouthwatering treats that Israel has to offer – Viva Sarah Press   Taste buds must work overtime in Israel thanks to the countless and diverse mouthwatering morsels waiting to be eaten here. “When you’re eating in Israel, all your senses are involved. You can smell […]

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Friday, July 24th, 2015