Last week, I joined Assemblyman Gordon Johnson and two dozen legislators, family members and staff on a New Jersey legislative delegation to Cuba. We met with representatives from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Commerce, toured a school for children with disabilities and a medical clinic. Although the purpose
The virulently anti-Israel movement known as Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions—BDS—is roiling through campuses, overflowing into city councils, encroaching into corporate boardrooms and now chomping at the essence of Israel’s special niche in the world: its travel and tourism industry. Everywhere, the boycotters have been
You don’t have to wait for Tanglewood to open its gates to kick off your summer fun. Charleston, one of America’s most beautiful cities, will host its annual Spoleto USA festival from May 24 –June 9. Featuring 150 performances of music, theatre, opera and dance as well as talks, master classes and visual arts, the events will
Richmond Jewish Community to Host Two Shabbaton/Job Fair Weekends
The Richmond, Virginia, Jewish community will host two free Shabbaton and job fair weekends this March.
The first, March 15-17, will feature accounting, finance, IT, marketing and law
If you had asked me three years ago after we found out that my husband matched in Cincinnati, Ohio for his medical residency if we were going to stay here, I would have looked you in the eyes and laughed; I would always say, “We are going for residency and then moving back!” My husband and I both grew up in New Jersey
Cordoba, Madrid, Toledo, Malaga and other Spanish towns and cities are places I have taught about in my high school Jewish history classroom for years.
These, of course, are places largely of the past when it comes to Jewish community. Leading up to 1492, some 150,000
What’s on your travel bucket list?
Personally, I don’t have one. I am content shuttling back and forth to Israel and Denver to visit my grandchildren, with an occasional organized trip suggested by a friend.
But, in July, when Dan Eleff
(Courtesy of Diamond Club Passover Vacations) When deciding to attend a Passover program, there are a lot of factors involved; however, the first question that comes to mind is: What makes this program different from others? At Diamond Club Passover Vacations we are truly special and different. We have
From check-in to check-out, our stay at the King David Village in the Mamilla section of Jerusalem was a luxurious experience within a bustling location. Our Sweet Inn apartment was furnished in high style and afforded every amenity that a hotel offers. In addition, it included a full kitchen featuring
Twelve years ago, as I looked out onto Spain’s stunning Catalonia coastline, the Costa Brava, which literally means “wild coast,” I noticed that the impossibly blue waves crashed into rocks that looked painted by Hashem himself. The sound of the waves was a soft roar, the sea birds called to one another and the
Twenty years ago, David Walles never imagined that he and his wife, Chana, would be running a highly regarded international kosher travel company operating luxury cruises, African safaris, multiple Pesach programs, Alpine ski trips and upscale land tours. Originally from Melbourne, Walles had a successful