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Saturday, June 24, 2017

Destination Kosher

Tanya Rosen Joins Cast at Majestic Retreats/Rosen Plaza Pesach Orlando Experience

Tanya Rosen, the famous nutrition expert, has joined the lineup this year at the Majestic Retreats/Rosen Plaza Pesach in Orlando. Rosen is the owner of Nutrition by Tanya, with locations in Flatbush, Boro Park, Williamsburg, Monsey and Lakewood. She is also the creator of the Shape Fitness Kosher Workout DVD series, which

‘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.

Hailing from across the United States, Canada and England, the Project Mesorah trip participants

A Day in Poland

A few weeks ago, I joined my grade on a trip to Poland and Israel—we spent six days in Poland and two days in Israel. It was certainly a very different experience from the classic “senior trip”; instead of going someplace fun and relaxing, we journeyed to a country filled with history and

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