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? Friday, February 22, 2019


A Visit To Chevron

It is both disconcerting and reassuring to sit in a bulletproof bus. The double glass, which is impossible to really clean, doesn’t lend itself to photography, so I thought I’d relax on the journey.

Pennsylvania Labor Day Trips

If you're looking to sneak in one last day trip before the kids start yeshiva, then the obvious place to look is Pennsylvania, filled with numerous kid-friendly theme parks. Two great ones for all children under the teenage years are Sesame Place in Langhorne, and Dutch Wonderland in Lancaster.

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.

Along The Way

On the way to Israel? Have a long stopover in Europe? Are you wondering what to see so you can get a feel for the place?

First Bat Mitzvah Held At Rachel’s Tomb Complex

Nearly 100 people from Israel and the U.S. gathered at Kever Rachel (Rachel's Tomb) on the outskirts of Bethlehem earlier this month for what is being described as the first ever Bat Mitzvah celebration held in the kever and the recently acquired adjacent building.

Boston

The Boston Public Garden is the first public botanical garden in America and dates back to 1838.

The Winter Break List

Below is a listing of many attractions that are open during January and February's winter break.

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.

On The Way With New York Waterway

On a beautiful sunny day in the middle of August, my husband and I took an incredible boat ride around Manhattan Island.

Traveling Jewish: Philadelphia Revisited

Last month, my husband and I spent a couple of days revisiting the "city of brotherly love."

You’re In Good Hands With Isroyal

This past summer quite a few family members vacationed in Israel, some of them with young children. I remember how difficult flying from New York to Israel can be with small children, so with this in mind, I advised all of my family to book Isroyal VIP service along with their flight.

The Stones, Fauna And Flora Of The Kotel

When we come to the Kotel we may be so engrossed in our tefillos that we don’t notice the numerous birds flying close by and the plants growing out of her stones. But the Kotel—spiritual home to millions — is built of stones that serve as the physical home for various animals and plants.

Something New for Worldwide Travelers: Meet Sweet Inn, Your Home Away from Home

Israeli-French entrepreneur launches hotel-style apartment rentals for vacationers across Europe, Israel

Old Cemetery In Lodz Exposed

         It is said that Poland is one large Jewish cemetery. While that is not 100 percent true, anytime people dig in Poland, they...

Machon Ayalon – Pre-State Clandestine Bullet Factory

About four years ago a group of orthodox senior citizens from Bnei Brak arrived to tour the Ayalon Institute. One woman seemed to be exceptionally moved and cried a lot. Nearly two week later, she sent a letter to the Institute explaining why. She wrote that she was a Holocaust survivor and between 1943 and 1945 she had been a forced laborer making bullets to help the Nazi cause – bullets that were used many times against Jews. After the war, she had concentrated on raising a frum generation, suppressing all the terror of those horrendous years in order to do so.

Emergency Landing Grounds 787s in Japan

Two major Japanese airlines grounded their Boeing 787 Dreamliner airplanes after one was forced to make an emergency landing due to battery problems and a burning smell in the cockpit.

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!

New Hampshire

New Hampshire, also known as the Granite State, borders Massachusetts, Vermont, Maine and Quebec. It is a state with impressive mountains affording beautiful views, flowing rivers and magnificent waterfalls. New Hampshire is famous as a prime vacation area both in the summer and the winter. Although it is over a five-hour drive from most places in New York, there is a kosher hotel and several minyanim in the summertime.

A Historic City: Philadelphia

The Liberty Bell is a symbol of American Independence.

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