Friday, February 03, 2023

Destination Kosher

Passover Listings’ Reviews Prove Invaluable for Planning Pesach Getaways

(Courtesy of Passoverlistings.com) Passover will be here in a few months, and people deciding where to go for the spring holiday are increasingly turning to PassoverListings.com, the world’s leading Passover program review site, for honest and dependable reviews of vacation options.


Visiting the Valley of the Sun: Jewish Life in the Arizona Desert

It’s late December and we all know what that means … no school, but not in the majority of local yeshivas. Yeshiva break will have to wait until January. When it comes time to look for a warmer place to go on vacation for a week or so, many from the tri-state area try to find places that have


Passover Listings Provides Reliable Reviews for Pesach Travelers

(Courtesy of Passover Listings) Passover Listings, the highest-rated Passover program review site in the world, offers reviews on the most acclaimed Passover programs in the world.

The site is amazing. It has easy-to-view reviews on Passover programs in the United States, Mexico, Israel, Europe


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


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


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


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.


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,


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


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


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


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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