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LODZ, POLAND HOSTS ITS FIRST-EVER JEWISH FESTIVAL

LODZ, POLAND HOSTS ITS FIRST-EVER JEWISH FESTIVAL

‘Judaism has witnessed a revival in Poland and we are happy to celebrate it,’ said Shavei Israel Founder and Chairman Michael Freund The Polish city of Lodz hosted its first-ever Jewish celebratory event, The Festival of Tranquility, over the Jewish holiday of Shavuot. The festival, organized by the Foundation for the Preservation of Jewish Heritage […]

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Passover 2019: The Exodus from Israel – A Record-Breaking 1.5 Million Israelis Travel Overseas for the Passover Season

Passover 2019: The Exodus from Israel – A Record-Breaking 1.5 Million Israelis Travel Overseas for the Passover Season

“Why is this night different from all other nights?” Passover Haggadah. You won’t see this in any other nation. Paradoxically, during the Passover holiday, which celebrates the exodus of Jews from Egypt and entrance into the land of Israel, there are a record-breaking 1.5 million Israelis doing just the opposite—exiting Israel and flying abroad—a number […]

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Safi, narration of a Jewish memory

Safi, narration of a Jewish memory

In fact, there is little written about the birth of Safi because we know little about its origins Comptoir Phénicien – If we must believe the geographer Ptolémée – probably attended later by the Romans, it appears in Arabic texts under the name of Asfi, from the 11th century, it is then a small harbor […]

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On Sunny St. Lucia, Chabad Couple Builds a Jewish Community

On Sunny St. Lucia, Chabad Couple Builds a Jewish Community

Creating programs for 200 Jewish residents and thousands of visitors. When Yaniv and Marcia Gliksman, and their children moved a few years ago to St. Lucia—an idyllic island nation nestled among the Windward Islands at the eastern edge of the Caribbean Sea—they found warm waters, inviting beaches and tropical forests. While the towering Pitons—St. Lucia’s […]

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12 reasons Eilat is a fabulous place to visit

12 reasons Eilat is a fabulous place to visit

With the new Ramon Airport scheduled to open soon, Israel’s southern resort is now more than ever a mecca of an unexpectedly wide range of experiences and activities. Eilat, Israel’s resort-town oasis built on desert land, is a bit like Las Vegas minus the casinos. Then again, Vegas doesn’t overlook one of the world’s most […]

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