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Congratulations to Etz Hayim Synagogue in Izmir!

Congratulations to Etz Hayim Synagogue in Izmir!

The recently restored Etz Hayim synagogue in Izmir, Turkey has won a Conservation Award. Leading project organizer Nesim Bencoya also won a personal award linked to his role as founder of the Sephardi Cultural Festival which has been held annually in Izmir at Chanukah. The Foundation has been involved with the Etz Hayim synagogue for […]

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Kosher Food and Shabbat Arrive at World Cup in Qatar

Kosher Food and Shabbat Arrive at World Cup in Qatar

Jewish visitors line up for bagel sandwiches during the week More than 400 freshly baked challahs were enjoyed by Jewish fans and officials at the World Cup in Qatar this past Shabbat. Baked in a kitchen specially koshered by a young Chabad-Lubavitch rabbi from Turkey, it’s part of a month-long effort to make kosher food […]

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Rediscovering the Jewish Life and Community in Istanbul, Turkey

Rediscovering the Jewish Life and Community in Istanbul, Turkey

New York Jewish Travel Guide sat down with the Turkish Rabbi of the Ashkenazi Jewish community of Turkey since 2003 and the chairman of the Alliance of Rabbis in the Islamic States since 2019 to ask a few questions about Jewish life and the community in Turkey. The following interview was edited for clarity: NYJTG: […]

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13 of the best hotels in Eilat

13 of the best hotels in Eilat

The Red Sea resort city has about 50 hotels at different price points and of different flavors. Here’s a variety ranging from luxury to budget. Israel’s southern Red Sea resort city of Eilat is a fantastic vacation destination boasting beautiful beaches, scenic mountains, and a fun boardwalk where you can buy souvenirs and hang out. […]

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SOUL DOCTOR The Movie Musical World Premier!

SOUL DOCTOR The Movie Musical World Premier!

AMC Empire 25 234 West 42nd Street New York, NY 10036   About this event “EXHILARATING, RIVETING AND HILARIOUS!” – The Wall Street Journal “INSPIRING AND ABSORBING! A Fascinating Story with Beautiful Music.” – The New York Times “Combine FIDDLER ON THE ROOF with JERSEY BOYS, add some HAIR, and you get a taste of SOUL DOCTOR.” – Bloomberg […]

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