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Group travel to Israel to resume September 19

Group travel to Israel to resume September 19

Groups of five to 30 foreign tourists will be admitted from most countries if all travelers have proof of vaccine and negative PCR test. The Israel Ministry of Tourism will re-start its tourist pilot program from September 19, allowing organized tourist groups of five to 30 tourists from “green, yellow, and orange” countries to visit […]

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10 great reasons to love the pomegranate

10 great reasons to love the pomegranate

Pomegranates add color and symbolism to the Rosh Hashana table décor, but they are also extremely good for your health. Coaxing the edible seeds out of a pomegranate is a popular how-to topic. Some swear by the whack-with-a-wooden-spoon method; others massage out those ruby-red arils in a bowl of water to keep things neat. Any […]

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Discover the Jewish Heritage and Beauty of Tangier

Discover the Jewish Heritage and Beauty of Tangier

Tangier is a mixture of North Africa, Spain, Portugal, and France. it is the ideal melting pot and has a rich Jewish history.  This beautiful city, only 35 minutes from Spain by hydrofoil or two hours by normal ferry boat service, is a multicultural society, predominantly Muslim, but with small Christian and Jewish communities who […]

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Hemdat Israel synagogue flourishes with historic preservation project

Hemdat Israel synagogue flourishes with historic preservation project

The Hemdat Israel Synagogue located in Kadiköy, Istanbul is uncovering the footsteps of history with a wonderful project. The project run together by the Haydarpaşa Hemdat Israel Synagogue Foundation, Alef Youth Club, and Shalom Corps, not only contributes to raising awareness about the protection of historical buildings but also establishes the most beautiful example of […]

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Exploring Casablanca’s Jewish Heritage

Exploring Casablanca’s Jewish Heritage

Jewish culture has been interwoven throughout Morocco for centuries and offers a golden opportunity for Jewish and non-Jewish travelers alike to discover the stories of the Jewish Mellah, the vibrant Jewish community, Synagogues, Andalusian and Moorish architecture, tombs and holy places, and the only Jewish Museum in the Islamic world. “Casablanca” film references aside, Morocco […]

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The best new tourist experiences awaiting you in Israel

The best new tourist experiences awaiting you in Israel

Travel to Israel may have paused during Covid-19, but the country has been hard at work creating new tourist experiences for the moment the border reopens fully. First, it was July 1, now it’s August, but we still don’t know for sure when individual tourists will finally be allowed back into Israel as the Delta […]

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Israel opens dazzling new Nanoscience and Art Museum

Israel opens dazzling new Nanoscience and Art Museum

Who says science and art don’t mix? Bar-Ilan University opens a unique -museum that aims to expose visitors to the vast research possibilities in the natural sciences. How do 150,000 stretchy rubber bands depict the healing process of damaged neurons? How do 16 electric violin players pinpoint the moment that synchrony transitions to chaos? These […]

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How to make a vegan shawarma, anywhere in the world

How to make a vegan shawarma, anywhere in the world

A homesick Israeli psychology student and budding chef studying in the US puts a meatless twist on an all-time favorite Israeli street food. Every time I go back to Israel I am excited to capture all the sounds, smells, and flavors of the Middle East in a pita. To be honest, nothing beats the nostalgic […]

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