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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Destination Kosher

Vacationing in Montreal

I present this updated article due to its popularity last year. There are some additions and changes to the restaurants in the city and there is a new suggestion of what to do with kids or adults for that matter. Again, especially with the exchange rate which works so well for Americans in Canada you cannot go wrong to

The Catskills: Close to Home but Another World

The old Borscht Belt resorts in the Catskill Mountains are undergoing a transformation from their storied past as Jewish playgrounds. A mega casino and hotel development is rising on the site of the long vacant Concord Hotel. An Indian-owned wellness resort is being built at the former

Baltimore: A City With Much to Offer During Winter Break

Baltimore is about 200 miles from Teaneck and will take about four hours of travel by car.

According to the community’s 2010 population survey, some 31 percent of its approximately 94,000 Jews comprise an active, strong, unified Orthodox community.

‘Moving Moments’ From the Project Mesorah Winter Mission

As the long Thanksgiving weekend fades into a distant memory for most holiday travelers, the 60 exceptionally fortunate people who returned from the Project Mesorah 2015 winter mission to Poland will keep their ecstatic memories close to their hearts for a lifetime.

Jerusalem Gets New Transportation Network

Jerusalem—It’s the eternal capital of the Jewish people, built by King David, destroyed by the Babylonians and Romans, and fully reunited by the Israeli Defense Forces under the command of Moshe Dayan in 1967. Jerusalem has always occupied a special place in the heart of every Jew. As twice-serving

EL AL Israel Airlines Offers Special Winter Fares to Israel

EL AL Israel Airlines announces super-low winter round-trip fares on nonstop flights from Boston, New York (JFK/Newark) and Los Angeles, which must be purchased by Thursday, December 31. Travel dates are December 25 through April 2, 2016.

These special economy class fares include all taxes and the fuel

Four Days in Poland: The Most Meaningful Trip of Our Lives

My good friend Rabbi Yaakov Landau had asked me numerous times to go with him on a tour of Poland, along with Rabbi Ari Scharf, Rav Paysach Krohn, with Project Mesorah. I had so many excuses, but in the back of my mind I knew this was important for me, my wife Atara, family and all our readers. This trip was

Orlando’s Rosen Plaza Hotel to Host Majestic Retreats During Yeshiva Week

Orlando—One of the nation’s most popular family winter destinations is about to become even more popular for kosher vacationers. Majestic Retreats is sponsoring a mid-winter program January 16-31 at the magnificent Rosen Plaza Hotel with its new kosher kitchen. Some are calling it the “kosher kingdom” of the world of

Why Citi Credit Cards Are the New ‘IT’ Cards for Free Vacations, Flights and Hotel Stays

It’s expensive to live nowadays and if you are like many people, chances are you spend anywhere from one to three thousand dollars per month on your children’s tuition, grocery bills, gas and insurance, rent, utilities and other miscellaneous expenses.

What if you could take that everyday spending

Unprecedented Demand for November Poland Trip With Rabbi Paysach Krohn

Describing the emotions felt on Project Mesorah’s recent trip to Poland is hard to put into words. In fact, all 120 attendees said the same thing, that “they never experienced anything like it in their entire lives.” The truth is a trip to Poland with Rabbi Paysach Krohn through Project Mesorah is a special experience unlike any

Find Fabulous Fall Foliage in a Whole New Way

(BPT) For families that like to travel and experience the beauty of nature, this is the perfect time of year. Cooler temperatures and vivid fall colors make for memorable and amazing sightseeing opportunities. Our region of the country is known for providing a vivid display of fall colors, making it a convenient

EL AL Israel Airlines Celebrates 350th ‘Ambassador’ Israel Event

New York—EL AL Israel Airlines celebrated its 350th “Ambassador” Israel event in New York at the home of Israel Consul General Ido Aharoni. The mission of the program is to foster goodwill and diplomacy as well as inspire groups worldwide to be advocates for Israel.

EL AL pilots