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Maltese Tenor Joseph Calleja and Plácido Domingo to Perform in Malta

Category : Events & Festivals

A grandiose Maltese 25th-anniversary concert to be held in the Mediterranean’s Maltese Islands will feature Joseph Calleja, world-renown Maltese Tenor, and special guest, Plácido Domingo. The concert will take place at the spectacular surroundings of the historic Fort Manoel in Malta on July 26. The Maltese tenor continues to grace the world’s leading opera houses, […]

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Friday, June 24th, 2022

SUGIHARA REMEMBRANCE ROUTE IN JAPAN

Category : Top 10

Most Americans know of Oskar Schindler, the German businessman who saved more than 1,200 lives during the Holocaust, by hiring Jews to work in his factories and fought Nazi efforts to remove them. But not so many people know about Chiune Sugihara, the Japanese diplomat who disobeyed his government’s orders and issued visas that allowed […]

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Sunday, June 19th, 2022

Rabat Appeal for the preservation of Judeo-African Heritage signed

Category : Editor's Picks

A new document calling for the preservation of Jewish heritage in Africa has been signed within the framework of the second edition of the Jewish Africa Conference. The main objective of the Rabat Appeal for the Preservation of Judeo-African heritage is to preserve Jewish heritage in the continent, taking Morocco as an example. Under the […]

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Friday, June 17th, 2022

Kasbah Bab Ourika: A Heavenly Retreat in Morocco’s Ourika Valley

Category : Featured Hotel

Only 40 minutes from Marrakesh, this hotel is beautifully situated on top of a hill overlooking the Ourika Valley with extensive views across and down the valley of the area’s Berber villages. Visitors can enjoy the vistas from a series of courtyards, terraces, gardens, and swimming pools, or one of the 30 beautifully decorated rooms […]

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Sunday, June 12th, 2022

TÜRKIYE’S LAODICEAN THEATER HOSTS ITS FIRST PERFORMANCE IN 17 CENTURIES

Category : Blog

The ancient theater was reintroduced to the art scene during the twentieth year of the area’s excavation. Following the completion of its restoration, Türkiye’s ancient Laodicean Theater just hosted its first performance after 1,690 years of silence. The İzmir State Symphony Orchestra performed a concert for nearly 15,000 people at the theater’s re-opening ceremony. The […]

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Wednesday, June 8th, 2022

Discover the Jewish Past of Morocco’s Berber Villages

Category : Latest Destination

I have always been drawn to and interested in the Jewish history and culture of Morocco.  I began to uncover some fantastic and even hidden places where the Jews once lived, traded, mingled, and even thrived. Heading back across the high passes into the mountains, there are many remote communities of the High Atlas where […]

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Tuesday, June 7th, 2022

New Exhibition by Turkish Sephardic artists opens in Sevilla

Category : Events & Festivals

A new exhibition of Turkish Sephardic artists, in the framework of the 530th anniversary of the Sephardic emigration from Spain to Ottoman lands, was opened in Sevilla. The exhibition, entitled, The ‘Sepharad: Traces of a Multicultural Heritage’ was opened by the Madrid head office of the Yunus Emre Institute which introduces Turkey’s cultural heritage to […]

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Friday, June 3rd, 2022

Jewish Cultural festival goes ahead in Copenhagen

Category : Events & Festivals

The Jewish Cultural Festival of Copenhagen opens on 1 June with dancing at the Round Tower in the Danish capital. Professional dancer and choreographer Esther Wrobel will transform the wall between the church and the Round Tower into a vertical dance floor, marking a connection between Danish Jews and Christian IV, to whom we owe […]

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Friday, June 3rd, 2022

“Preserving and Reviving Morocco’s Jewish Past in Modern-day Marrakesh”

Category : Featured Article

New York Jewish Travel Guide sat down with Kobi Ifrah co-founder of “Kulna” to ask a few questions about this nonprofit organization aimed at preserving and promoting Jewish Moroccan heritage in both Morocco and Israel. NYJTG: Can you share your background: where you are from, where your motivation and inspiration came from in choosing Marrakesh […]

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Thursday, June 2nd, 2022

Morocco National Tourist Office Celebrates New Travel Campaign at The Plaza

Category : Blog

Morocco is ready to return to all its pre-pandemic glory. On May 19th, members of the Moroccan National Tourist Office, alongside a host of trusted tourism professionals, hosted an industry event at The Plaza in New York City to unveil their new campaign:  “Morocco – Kingdom of Light”.  Famous for its uniqueness, the light in […]

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Friday, May 20th, 2022
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