Monday, November 28, 2022

Destination Kosher

Rustic Elegance Aims to Provide ‘a True Rustic Experience’

Rustic Elegance, an organization that provides rustic experiences in some of the most scenic areas of America, is gearing up for its summer offerings in Glacier National Park. Created by childhood friends Yitzi Kessock and Seth Warshaw, the experience provides a tailor-made outdoor itinerary along with a five-star


Vienna’s Kosher-Keeping Community Thrives and Grows

While much of American and Israeli Jewry view Europe either as a “flyover continent,” or as a vast and dangerous pit of anti-Semitism from which all Jews must flee, many overlook the facts and figures, which indicate growing numbers of Jews living in relative comfort in many of Europe’s largest


Hoenlein, Lubinsky, Wolff: Headliners at Luxury Pesach Retreat in Las Vegas

NFL Football star Todd Gurley to join Renowned Majestic Retreats Chol Hamoed Program

(Courtesy of Majestic Retreats)An all-star lineup of scholars and speakers will highlight a new extraordinary Pesach program at the Green Valley Ranch Resort & Spa in Las Vegas,


NFL Star Todd Gurley to Join Majestic Retreats Las Vegas Pesach Program

(Courtesy of Majestic Retreats) Soon-to-be-announced All-Pro running back Todd Gurley of the Los Angeles Rams will be running the Majestic Retreats Las Vegas Chol Hamoed Football Clinicat the Green Valley Ranch Resort. The football camp & drills will also feature UNLV coaches and football


A Student Primer: Four Steps to Surviving an Extended Stay in Israel

While Israel draws substantial numbers of tourists due to its rich history, diverse culture and range of naturally beautiful locations, the country also plays host to thousands of high school and college students from North America, the UK, the EU, South Africa and Russia because of its innovative educational programs.


BREAKING: President Donald Trump Commutes Sentence of Shlomo Rubashkin

On Wednesday, the same day his administration celebrated the passage of his tax plan, President Donald J. Trump commuted the prison sentence of Sholom Rubashkin, an action encouraged by bipartisan leaders from across the political spectrum, many of whom charged he was serving an excessive sentence in light of others convicted for


Join Kosherica for Passover 2018

(Courtesy of Kosherica)The way things are turning out, the 2018 Passover holiday with Kosherica will be one of the most luxurious and exciting Passover programs to date. Kosherica will have sought-after Passover resorts and programs all over the country. The triple threat lineup will start at AAA four-diamond


Looking Ahead to Shabbat Chanukah at Kalahari With the Rapoports

I have written before that a major perk of being the publisher of The Jewish Link is the fact that I get to meet some special and unique people, both from within and without our community. I write today about my friend Rabbi Benny Rapoport, the director of the Jewish Discovery Center/Chabad of the Abingtons, which is located just


Memphis Orthodox Community Invites ‘100 New Families’ to Relocate

(Courtesy of 100newfamilies)Faced with skyrocketing costs of housing and education, an increasing number of young Orthodox families are choosing to move to the vibrant, affordable and friendly community of Memphis, Tennessee. Specifically, over 20 Orthodox families have relocated to Memphis over the past two years, moving


Visiting New Hampshire for Shabbat at the Arlington Hotel

A few weeks ago, my wife and I and our youngest son were privileged to be able to drive to Bethlehem, New Hampshire, and spend a Shabbat at the deluxe Arlington Hotel. The Arlington Hotel that I fuzzily remembered from my childhood as a place where my family picked up kosher food on a summer vacation to


A Visit to Spain in 2017

I’m not sure if the rain in Spain stays mainly on the plain, as the song goes from the musical “My Fair Lady.” Maybe that’s why I packed a raincoat, which I wore for about two minutes during a light rain shower in Barcelona. For the rest of the time on my recent trip to Spain, the weather ranged from hot to oven-like


Jamaica’s First-Ever Kosher Restaurant Opens in Montego Bay

For decades, Jewish travelers to Jamaica have bemoaned the fact that the island’s signature “jerk” cuisine was off limits due to a lack of kosher supervision. Thanks to the Chabad of Jamaica, who opened the doors of the first-ever kosher restaurant in Jamaica last week, the classic Caribbean culinary experience is

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