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Kosherfest Returns to NJ

Kosherfest, a two-day networking and nibbling convention for those working all facets of the kosher food industry, returned to the Meadowlands Exposition Center in

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Passover Programs Provide Buffet of Culinary Delights

(Courtesy of Passover Listings) A recent poll conducted by the popular Facebook group Passover Program Reviews revealed what may be obvious to anyone who knows anything about Jews: Participants of Pesach programs value food more than anything when booking a Passover program.

The Facebook group is

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Passover Program Operators Undertake COVID-19 Safety Measures

(Courtesy of Passover Listings) Due to the intensive labor required in preparing the home for Pesach, those who travel domestically or abroad for the Passover holiday view it as an essential activity, not merely leisure.

Many of these people, meanwhile, are

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2022 Pesach Programs Boast Exclusive, Creative Destinations

Those who want to avoid the task of cleaning their homes for Pesach next year are already beginning to make Passover travel plans for 2022, with program operators saying they have been inundated with bookings and inquiries from those who missed the opportunity to spend Passover away last year because of COVID-19.

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EL AL Israel Airlines and Femi Conduct Trial of Pre-and In-Flight COVID Testing

Tests will eliminate the need for PCR testing upon arrival in Israel.

(Courtesy of EL AL) EL AL Israel Airlines and Femi, a healthcare and tele-health company, have launched a trial program to test EL AL passengers prior to—and during—flights to Israel. Currently,

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Passover Travel Programs Expected to Bounce Back in 2022

With coronavirus cases decreasing and pandemic-related restrictions easing worldwide, people are beginning to resume life as it was, and that includes thinking about how they want to spend Passover in 2022.

Fortunately, more than 100 Passover travel programs are expected to operate in 2022, compared to

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Good Morning, Vietnam!

What’s a nice Jewish boy doing in Saigon?

The teeming alleys of Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon, capital of South Vietnam), with racing rickshaws, outdoor vegetable markets, pagodas and saffron-robed Buddhist monks, are the farthest thing from Rabbi Avrumi Hartman’s childhood in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, 11

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Bahrain Is a ‘Center for Jewish Life,’ Says Former Jewish Ambassador to the US

Houda Ezra Ebrahim Nonoo recalled a “funny” conversation she had while hosting a large reception at the Bahraini Embassy in Washington, where a man came up to her inquiring if she worked there. After confirming she did, he then confided he was the only Jew in attendance.

However, Nonoo had a

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Project Inspire’s Pre-Summer Hamptons Retreats Are an Outstanding Success

(Courtesy of Project Inspire) Once again, Project Inspire has pulled off two spectacular, three-day action packed retreats, this time in the Hamptons. With separate programs for both men and women—June 6-8 and 8-10, respectively—this upscale adventure provided nourishment for body, spirit and soul in

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Israel Is Open to US Travelers. Here’s How to Get In.

Our hearts and prayers are with our Israeli brothers and sisters as they endure the constant barrage of missiles and deal with the general unrest of the last couple of weeks. We hope and pray that things return to normal very soon and we can visit our friends and family and enjoy the beauty of the land of our heritage in peace and

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Passover 2021: A Truly ‘Majestic’ Florida Experience

After a cold, snowy winter and a year of COVID-19 restrictions, many people were eager to spend Passover in a warm locale. Those who chose the Majestic Passover program at the Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort had all their expectations met and more.

From the gourmet meals

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A New, Easy Way to Find Jewish-Owned Businesses

A new site uses reviews and leads, connecting business owners directly to customers.

(Courtesy of MyJewishListings.com) Being a business owner can be stressful, especially in the time of COVID-19. After friends Daniel Kramer and Doni Schwartz found success in creating a space at Passover Listings for vacationers to more

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