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Friday, July 10, 2020

Destination Kosher

Eretz Israel Movement Is the Way to Go

As wonderful as it is that so many consider travelling to Israel a necessity in their lives, it is unfortunate that often overlooked is the value of taking an organized tour, which allows one to become reacquainted with the history, kedusha and uniqueness of our true home. As I have said many times to clients who felt that they

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Five Star Italy Will Plan Your Italian Dream Vacation

For me, visiting Italy for the first time was falling in love at first sight. My first trip was many years ago to Capri and the Amalfi Coast. I chose that region because the scenery is considered to be some of the most breathtaking in the world and, no doubt, it is. Being there was like living in

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Lions and Tigers, No Bears, Oh My!

Vacationing in South Africa is almost indescribable. The region is culturally accessible to Americans due to the prevalence of spoken English, yet as incredibly exotic as could be imagined. A vacation visit to the Zimbali on the Eastern coast of South Africa just south of Durban proved to be a memorable

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MatzaFun Tours to Host 18th Annual Passover at Ocean Place Resort & Spa in Long Branch, NJ

The event will feature a multi-million-dollar redesign including all luxurious, spacious sleeping rooms, suites, ballrooms, spa, fitness center, indoor swimming pool and public spaces.

MatzaFun’s is proud to announce our 18th year of the Perfect Passover featuring elegant Passover

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Visiting a Torah-Filled Community in India

A New Torah-Oriented Community

It was only recently that I learnt about a Torah-oriented community in Erode, in the state of Tamil Nadu, in South India. I felt close to them, since we shared a mother tongue, and immediately wanted to visit. Then, I

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Sweet Inn Revolutionizes Apartment-Hotel Concept With Cutting-Edge Technology

Investing in a series of unique technological applications, Sweet Inn, an upstart Israeli apartment-hotel company, is using “TravelTech” to offer its discerning clientele an innovative and hassle-free vacation experience, unlike any other seen in the hospitality industry.

Impeccably designed

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Kosherica’s Luxury Passover Collection: It’s an All-Star Year

(Courtesy of Kosherica) The way things are turning out, the 2019 Passover holiday with Kosherica will be one of the most luxurious and exciting Passover years to date. Kosherica will have sought-after Passover resorts and programs all over the country. The magnificent lineup will start at the beautiful Bonaventure

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Jews in the Berkshires

“S’iz chver tzu zein a Yid” (it’s difficult to be a Jew), the saying goes, but when it comes to the Berkshires it’s never been easier.

The Jewish presence in western Massachusetts continues to bloom. It hearkens back to the 17th century when Sephardim came to the area as

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Memphis Orthodox Community Invites ‘100 New Families’ to Relocate

(Courtesy of Baron Hirsch Congregation) Faced with skyrocketing costs of housing and education, an increasing number of young Orthodox families are choosing to move to the vibrant, welcoming and affordable community of Memphis, Tennessee. Specifically, over 40 Orthodox families have relocated to Memphis over the past four years,

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Experience the Essence of Sukkot in Jerusalem

The holiday of Sukkot is synonymous with joy. In Israel, the merriment of the “season of rejoicing” is palpable –with the celebrations literally being brought on to the street.

Parks and museums hold special events, with live music, craft booths and food trucks in abundance. The

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Kosher Catskill Restaurants Go Upscale

If you spend time in the Catskills during the summer and want pizzazz instead of pizza for a change, the dining choices keep getting better. Just as bungalows are giving way to houses with all the comforts of home, restaurants in the Catskills are taking on characteristics of

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Halachic Adventures in Italy

If anyone was wondering why they haven’t seen me for the past year, it’s because I, along with many of my peers, have been out of the country. Wondering whether it is wise to send an 18-year-old fresh out of high school to another country for a year? I, too, pondered that question as my El Al flight touched down and I

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