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JCC Krakow celebrates opening of Early Childhood Center “Frajda”

JCC Krakow celebrates opening of Early Childhood Center “Frajda”

JCC Krakow celebrated the opening of its Early Childhood Center, Frajda, today. A ribbon cutting ceremony officially marked the first time in over half a century that a pluralistic Jewish nursery school has opened its doors in Krakow. Frajda was made possible through the generous lead grant of Eric and Erica Schwartz of New York […]

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Israelis indulge their travel bug in some pretty remote places

Israelis indulge their travel bug in some pretty remote places

While most Israelis favor nearby destinations and modest hotels, others are booking expensive jaunts to unexpected and faraway locales. Ever hear of the 27 tiny Cocos (Keeling) Islands in the Indian Ocean? How about the Singaporean island resort of Sentosa, or Dushanbe, the capital of Tajikistan? According to statistics from hotel metasearch site HotelsCombined, Israeli travelers […]

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Tel Aviv’s 5th Blues Festival

Tel Aviv’s 5th Blues Festival

  20 Venues |40 Shows |4 Days +additional cities hosting the Blues Festival EB Davis and SOBO| Dani Litani with guest Dafna Armoni| Itay Pearl new album premiere| Junior Wells tribute concert| The Blues Messengers in a tribute to the greatest guitar players with guests Ilan Virtzberg, Yehuda Eder| Yair Dalal and the Blues Orient […]

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Charles Aznavour Concert in Tel Aviv, Israel. October 28, 2017

Charles Aznavour Concert in Tel Aviv, Israel. October 28, 2017

Charles Aznavour, the French singer who is among the world’s most successful recording artists of all time is set to give a Tel Aviv concert this October. Aznavour, who has composed about a thousand songs, sold over 100 million records, and was voted as the Entertainer of the Century by CNN  in 1998. He returns to Tel Aviv […]

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Sunbeat Festival in the Negev Desert. November 2-4, 2017

Sunbeat Festival in the Negev Desert. November 2-4, 2017

The Sunbeat Festival, which takes place every summer in Northern Israel, will come to the Negev Desert for its winter edition, in November 2017. Israel’s top global beats festival, Sunbeat attracts a diverse and exciting lineup of musicians from Israel and beyond every summer, and its winter edition will be no different. Sunbeat in the […]

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The designer behind Tel Aviv’s dazzling Quattro restaurant

The designer behind Tel Aviv’s dazzling Quattro restaurant

Alex Meitlis installed a riot of mirrors, a hand-painted floor, sculptured cardboard bar legs and a beaded chandelier in Aviv Moshe’s latest eatery.  “In a gourmet restaurant, the main client is the chef you’re co-creating with. The actors are the dishes and you have to think how to present them.” Award-winning architect-designer Alex Meitlis does not share […]

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9 luxurious kibbutz hotels for your next stay in Israel

9 luxurious kibbutz hotels for your next stay in Israel

Looking for a pampering vacation in a pastoral locale? Kibbutz hotels may be the perfect solution. Many Israeli kibbutzim – collective agricultural or industrial communities – offer modest bed-and-breakfast accommodations for guests and volunteers interested in a full kibbutz experience. For example, Kibbutz Ketura in Israel’s southern Arava region allows B&B guests to eat meals […]

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A lavish start to the day: The hotel breakfast

A lavish start to the day: The hotel breakfast

Hotels in Israel often offer magnificently extravagant breakfast buffets. Many hotels in Israel offer magnificently extravagant breakfast buffets, where guests can assemble their own combination of elements and go back to sample more should they have room to do so.   Consider for example the lavish spreads at Rosh Pina’s beautiful Pina Barosh Inn and at Mizpe Hayamim, […]

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