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Many cruises to the Panama Canal offer shore excursions that let you ride the Panama Railway. You can travel the isthmus railroad through gorgeous flora and fauna, past Gatun Lake and alongside local towns and villages.
Ben G. Frank is author of A Travel Guide to the Jewish Caribbean and South America, as well as A Travel Guide to Jewish Europe, 3rd edition and A Travel Guide to Jewish Russia and Ukraine.
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Orlando was once a place where people came only to visit and vacation. Now it is home to a burgeoning Torah community, a place Jewish families can be proud to call home.
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Anna Henriques, who hopes to one day head back to Jamaica, says, “Rabbi Raskin must be willing to respect what exists in Jamaica. The way to the future is to gently bring in the traditions of the past and at the same time embrace the idiosyncrasies of the Jamaican people.”
The Silver Platter has it all: gorgeous photography, oodles of useful tips and, more importantly, incredible recipes that you will find yourself making again and again.
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WILLEMSTAD, CURACAO—It’s not everyday, or every year, or every decade, or even every century, that a beautifully-designed, 180-seat, air-conditioned synagogue rises in the Caribbean, let alone a modern Orthodox one.
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