Friday, June 09, 2023

Destination Kosher

A Unique Pesach Trip… to Ukraine

In last week’s paper, Jewish Link Co-Publisher Moshe Kinderlehrer asked for how long after Pesach is it appropriate to ask people how they enjoyed their Pesach. Well, before it is too late, let me share with you our unique experience.

I too am filled with the joy and completion of


Israel’s Tourism Triumph: Luxury Hotels Beckon

The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement (BDS) has taken particular aim at Israel’s tourism industry. Tourism accounts for about 11% of global GDP and 350 million jobs worldwide—more than 10% of employment on the planet. In Israel, tourism is more than just sun, seashore and spirituality; it infused Israel’s economy


Arlington Hotel: Kosher and Close

Kosher travelers looking to stay kosher yet stay local discover a breath of extravagance tucked away in New Hampshire’s woodland.

(Courtesy of Arlington Hotel) The appeals of kosher living continue to saturate many communities and cultures throughout the United States. Vacationists


Rustic Elegance Takes You on a Kosher Adventure

(Courtesy of Rustic Elegance) Executive Chef Seth Warshaw of New Jersey’s #1-rated statewide steakhouse, ETC Steakhouse, introduces Rustic Elegance and invites you and your family to a week-long adventure and culinary experience.

Traveling to the jaw-dropping landscapes and views of Glacier National


Visiting Cuba’s Jewish Community

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


Israel’s Tourism Triumph: The Air Bridge

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


Before Tanglewood, There Was Charleston

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


An In-Towner’s Perspective on Living Out of Town

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


Kosherica Cruises Through the Caribbean in January


Wondering ‘What Could Have Been’ in Beautiful Spain

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


Dan’s Deals Explores Antarctica

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

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