Saturday, June 03, 2023

Destination Kosher

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


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


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


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


Looking Ahead to Pesach 2021

(Courtesy of Destination Kosher) Pesach will still look very different this year. While many people may consider staying home with their family, many people this year are traveling to a Pesach program after being bunkered up in their house over the last 10 months. Last year when COVID-19 hit the world, the Pesach industry was


‘Go Kosher Panama’ Can Help Plan Your Next Tropical Vacation

For those who love to travel, exciting new vacation destinations are always welcome. A getaway location that has gotten a lot of buzz in recent years is Panama, but for observant travelers, the necessities and amenities needed have made visiting the tropical paradise complicated at best.


Miriam Schreiber’s Legacy Kosher Tours Redefines Travel With Historic Trip to Dubai

With light finally starting to emerge at the end of the COVID tunnel and Dubai opening up its borders to tourists once again, an upcoming Legacy Kosher Tours trip to the City of Dreams promises to be an opportunity of a lifetime, unlike any other.

Miriam Schreiber,


Say ‘Good’ Bye to a ‘Bad’ Year

Well, the world has been waiting for an end to 2020 and it’s finally upon us. Most people are ready to say good riddance to this year which has been filled with pain, suffering, death, anarchy, confinement, lockdowns, violence, looting,and more. Enough is enough, folks. We never want to hear the “C word” again. Can we just agree that 2020 was a bad


Nachum Segal Offers ‘Eye-Opening’ Broadcasts From a Safe and Welcoming Dubai

Nachum Segal has broadcast his program of Jewish news, sports, commentary and music all over the United States and Israel in his 35 years on the air. But never did he imagine he would be broadcasting his popular JM in the AM program from the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Yet, December 8-10 his

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