Sign up for New York Jewish Travel Guide

Featured Article

Kleizmer Music in Germany

Kleizmer Music in Germany

New York Jewish Travel Guide sat down with Anna Metaxa – singer of the famous KlezBanda group at the Bleibergs Café in Berlin, Germany. Q and A with the New York Jewish Travel Guide (NYJTG) and Anna Metaxa of the KlezBanda group. NYJTG: When did you form your band?  What inspired you to make music together? […]

Read More

JEWISH ARCHITECTURE IN BUDAPEST

JEWISH ARCHITECTURE IN BUDAPEST

Budapest has long been a magnet for Jewish Tours. American-Jewish tourists staying at Budapest’s Four Seasons Hotel or the renowned landmark Gellert Hotel & Spa make a beeline to see Europe’s largest synagogue, the majestic Dohany Synagogue. Here’s the irony. The Dohany Synagogue wasn’t even built by a Jew – but those two world-class hotels were! […]

Read More

The World’s First Jewish Ghetto

The World’s First Jewish Ghetto

In 1516 a decree ordered that all the Jews in Venice be relocated to geto, an island in the old foundry area – geto from the Italian word to cast or found – giving Venice the dubious distinction of having the world’s first so-called “ghetto”. The Campo Gheto Nuovo was located in the Cannaregio sestiere […]

Read More

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

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

 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 […]

Read More

The River- Fine Kosher Wines

The River- Fine Kosher Wines

The Twin Suns have arrived! If you know kosher wine, you probably know Shirah, produced by brothers Gabriel and Shimon Weiss, in California. Consistently rated the top kosher wine year after year, their small batch productions cannot stay on the shelf. But they don’t come cheap. Many retailers and consumers have asked, “Can’t Shirah make […]

Read More