Magical Fruit In The Golan Heights
"Spot On,” our semi-regular feature on off-the-beaten-track places in Israel, takes us to the Golan
Mission Impossible? Staying Comfortable at 35,000 Feet
Twisting and turning miserably for five hours, all I could think about was how I was going to survive an upcoming trip to visit my daughter in Israel.
Rome And Venice: Ideal Destinations For The Orthodox Traveler
There was a time when an Orthodox Jewish traveler, offered a choice of visiting London, Paris or Rome, likely would have put Rome last on the list. Today, that would be a big mistake. Rome is a marvelous place to visit, especially for a religious Jew interested in the historical roots of the post-Second Temple Diaspora.
‘Kosher’ Certification Of A Different Kind
JERUSALEM - Israeli restaurant owners are well accustomed to the question "Do you have a teuda?" referring to the official certificate deeming all...
It’s Not Just A Collection; It’s El Al
Aside from a poster depicting the 40th anniversary of El Al that greets visitors immediately, and a couple of El Al coasters on the coffee table, there is not much in the living room of the Upper West Side home of Marvin Goldman to suggest that he is an avid collector of El Al material and paraphernalia.
El Al Welcomes Back Nonstop Miami-Tel Aviv Line
The nonstop flights return this November.
Hiking The Holy Land
Israel is home to about 2,500 wildflowers species, compared with only 1,500 species on the British Isles, which are more than 10 times larger than Israel!
Lake George And Gore Mountain
The Lake George area has a historical depth to it, is filled with natural beauty and has a whole host of fun for those with an adventurous streak.
Feast Your Mind, Soul And Body On Rechov HaRav Kook
"I didn't choose the landscape; it chose me."
Lipa, Disney, and Lulav and Etrog
Observant Jews looking to travel far from home once had to confine themselves to day trips and packed sandwiches.
Cost Rica: A Frum Traveler’s Guide
The climate is near perfect. From November through May the weather is dry and warm. June through October is referred to as the rainy season, though the weather is still comfortable and the occasional showers barely interfere with touring, sporting activities or sunbathing.
Shalom From Kenya
Jews integrated into life in Kenya to such an extent that in 1955, Israel Somen, who had worked extensively on the Lunatic Line (the colloquial name for the railway that was forged madly through forests and ravines, troops of tribesmen and lions) was elected the mayor of Nairobi.
Explore Cape May
One of the most enjoyable parts of the day was seeing the whale keep resurfacing near our boat.
Lower Manhattan’s Auschwitz Exhibition
The exhibit covers three floors. The first floor depicts pre-war Poland and Germany, the second floor covers the “camps," and the third floor highlights the individuals who populated Auschwitz.
Bear Mountain State Park
Bear Mountain State Park is situated in rugged mountains rising from the west bank of the Hudson River in Orange County and Rockland County, New York. The 5,067-acre (20.51 km) park offers lots of activities that can be enjoyed all year round.
Pesach In Thailand
It isn't often a person from West Bloomfield, Mich., shares a PassoverSeder in Thailand with someone from Sydney, Australia, but that's exactly what I did this year.
The Einot Tzukim Nature Reserve: Oasis In The Desert.
Only half an hour’s drive from Jerusalem, the majestically beautiful Einot Tzukim Nature Reserve is a lush, green oasis surrounded by miles of flat arid, desert.
Coming Home To Touro: Our Colonial Legacy
It's a story that's familiar to every student of American history. In 1620, the Pilgrims fled England aboard the Mayflower and founded the Plymouth Colony in Massachusetts, where they could freely practice their religion. A little known, but equally significant, historical event took place just a few years later in 1658, when another group seeking a haven from religious persecution sailed into Newport Harbor in Rhode Island and founded Congregation Jeshuat Israel.
King David Hotel Named One of World’s Top 100
Jerusalem’s historic King David Hotel is being called one of the top 12 “iconic hotels” and one of the world’s best 100 by Fodor’s.
A Trip Through The Past: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
The Amish Village's 12 scenic acres offer a genuine look at the community's lifestyle and how it functions.
Portugal Actively Seeks A Greater Jewish Presence
“We want a Jewish presence in Portugal,” said Mendes Godinho, “and we look to Jewish investment.” Citing low unemployment and calling Portugal the “third most peaceful country in the world,” she stressed the importance of bringing Jews to visit and live in Portugal.
Mitzpeh Bikat HaYarden
This mitzpeh, or outlook, is a memorial to soldiers who fell during the “Mirdafim” (Pursuits) that took place in the area for about three years after the Six-Day War.