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Chabad Opens Its Doors in Barbados, 11th Center in Caribbean

Chabad Opens Its Doors in Barbados, 11th Center in Caribbean

Locals and tourists find kosher food, Jewish resources and a personal touch Famous for pristine white beaches, temperate weather and friendly locals, Barbados has long been a favorite tourist magnet. Now the eastern Caribbean island nation has another attraction: its own Chabad-Lubavitch center, headed by Rabbi Eli and Sterna Chaikin, who moved to the island last […]

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2018 FIFA World Cup Reaveals Jewish Culture

2018 FIFA World Cup Reaveals Jewish Culture

Thousands from around the globe came to Russia and are learning that Judaism there isn’t just history.   Until two weeks ago, Alberto Galante had never been to Russia. The 2018 FIFA World Cup drew him to Moscow, St. Petersburg, and Rostov-on-Don, where he cheered on Mexico’s national soccer team as they advanced through the competition. […]

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Rediscover the Jewish Heritage of Gdansk and the Tricity

The historic city of Gdansk, one of Poland’s prettiest seaside cities, has a rich heritage and history that makes this city the perfect place to visit. The city is served by Europe’s network of railways and is easily accessible if you are planning a visit as part of a wider exploration of Europe and would recommend […]

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A Hidden Gem : The Jewish Heritage of Curaçao

A Hidden Gem : The Jewish Heritage of Curaçao

Curaçao is a small island (around 170 square miles) located off the north coast of Venezuela. Culturally diverse, with influences from Europe and West Africa, Curaçao is home to approximately 150,000 residents. UNESCO has the recognized capital city, Willemstad, as a World Heritage Site, and the brightly colored buildings are one of the country’s most […]

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Middle East’s largest natural history museum opens in Israel

Middle East’s largest natural history museum opens in Israel

The ark-shaped museum, located in Tel Aviv, houses 5.5 million specimens from around the world, from early human skulls to rare taxidermy pieces. Upon entering the new natural history museum in Tel Aviv, visitors are greeted by a vivid re-enactment of the great avian migrations from Africa to Europe through northern Israel’s Hula Valley, complete […]

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6 fabulous museums to experience history first hand

6 fabulous museums to experience history first hand

Understanding thousands of years of history is so much more fun when you get into costume and try working and eating as the ancients did. Museums show you things, and sometimes let you handle things, which demonstrate a certain subject or era. Living history museums, on the other hand, invite you to immerse yourself in […]

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11 weird and wonderful Israeli ice cream flavors

11 weird and wonderful Israeli ice cream flavors

Bamba, arak, watermelon and Bulgarian cheese, labane and zaatar – this summer’s ice creams are coming in some very surprising flavors! Everyone knows that pedestrian ice cream and gelato flavors are passé in 2018. At a time when “local” and “seasonal” are the buzzwords, we’re totally in love with the new uniquely Israeli flavors showing […]

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