Monday, May 25, 2020

Destination Kosher

So When Should You Book That Flight? The Truth About Airline Prices

How airlines price tickets is a source of many myths and urban legends. These include tips about the best day of the week to buy a ticket, last-minute discounts offered by the airlines, and the conspiracy theories suggesting that the carriers use cookies to increase prices for their passengers. None of these three statements is


More Savings on an Israel Trip

A new service has just started that can help keep your travel costs down and is also a fun way to meet new people. www.jetleap.com is based in Israel. You join with Facebook or other social media ID. On the web site, you can offer to bring a package to someone in Israel, for a fee, or respond to a request to bring an item home. Fees range


Shalom Y’all

Texas! Cowboys. Indians. Mexicans. Jews.


Somehow the more acceptable picture of Jews is walking on West 47th Street in New York or in a small community in Rockland County. The imagination is stretched to picture Jews on the


Unbeatable Offer by EL AL and Carlton Tel Aviv

EL AL Israel Airlines is now featuring round-trip business or economy class travel on a nonstop flight from New York (JFK/Newark) or Los Angeles plus a three-night, five-star stay at the Carlton Tel Aviv overlooking the Mediterranean. Available for departures January 8 through February 28, 2015, this special offer* allows


Kosherica Announces Luxurious Winter and Passover Vacations

Kosherica, the Glatt Kosher travel and leisure giant, is famous for its extraordinary attention to detail, exceptional fresh Glatt Kosher cuisine, and world-class entertainment. This upcoming winter and Passover, Kosherica will provide guests with the most sought-after luxury resorts and cruise lines in the world. This family-owned business


Kosherica Announces Its Most Luxurious Winter and Passover Vacations To Date

15% Off for Atlantis Yeshiva Break Bookings (expires December 5).

Hotels in Bahamas, Miami, Palm Beach, and Whistler

Cruises to the Western Caribbean for Chanukah and the Eastern Caribbean for a Jewish Music Festival at Sea


Buying Gift Cards to Gain Miles

I like Bigcrumbs.com, the shopping site, a lot. That’s where you can earn cash back.

For online shopping–and this includes travel vendors such as Expedia (to 4.7%) and Cheapoair– you get $15 off per ticket. You can also purchase American Express Gift Cards and Business Gift Cards, which are mailed


Trekking Through New Zealand

I saw and experienced some amazing things on my recent trip to New Zealand. I saw a huge, snowcapped volcano and a boiling lake and river. I walked on a trail along a beach, trapped between cliffs and the ocean, hiked up a mountain through heavy wind, sleet, and rain. Still, what stands head and shoulders above the all of the incredible


Keeping Kosher in New Zealand

I can’t go to New Zealand, you might think. How could I travel there while still keeping kosher? Well, this summer I traveled through New Zealand for over a month and successfully kept kosher. It’s not as easy as it is in America or Israel, but, as I found out when hiking over beautiful mountains in the Queen


Family Things to Do on Chol HaMoed

Family Things to Do on Chol HaMoed

By Larry Bernstein

It’s October 12, 2014, the fourth day of Sukkot and the second day of Chol Hamoed.

There are four days till another Yom Tov and the children are off from school. Let me speculate on what’s going through your mind.

We have plenty of opportunity for some family time. This is a


Formula One Races Return To Jerusalem For Sukkot

Jerusalem–As American Jewry braces for a stormy winter, their Israeli counterparts are preparing for an even more tumultuous season; a round of highly infectious Formula One Fever. For the second year in a row, the world-famous racing tour will be visiting Israel, flooding its capital with racers and fans alike, as the cars prepare to take on the


Get Peyd–Amex Miles/Points Update

For many years, American Express (Amex) has dominated the credit card industry because of its customer service, security features, and consumer protection policies. In addition, Amex cards earn Membership Rewards (MR) points, the most used and sought after point programs for frequent flyers because of their redemption flexibility and the ease with which