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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Destination Kosher

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

Israeli Tourism Continues as Usual

Despite a spate of terror attacks in different parts of Israel, the Tourism Ministry reports an uptick in tourism and no significant cancellations.

Tourism in Israel is on the rise, and seems unaffected by the current wave of terror attacks, according to the Tourism Ministry’s

City of Jerusalem Preparing for Historic Hakhel Gathering on Sukkot Holiday

Jerusalem—The annual celebration of Sukkot is always a magical experience in Israel’s capital. Between haggling for the arba minim (four species) in the shuk, joining Chasidic simchat bet hasho’eva celebrations in Me’ah She’arim, attending the annual birkat hakohanim (priestly blessing) along with thousands of

Great Israeli Road Trips: Tel Aviv to Haifa

The drive from Tel Aviv to Haifa is an easy one-and-a-half hour trip of 95 kilometers (58.79 miles), but for those with the time and inclination, this busy route which sometimes passes directly by the beautiful Mediterranean sea, can also make a fabulous road trip of a day or even more. All along the route there are lovely detours and stopping points where you

A Memorable Italian Holiday

For a long time I’ve been fascinated by all things Italian. I finally had the chance to experience the real deal having just returned from a memorable and whirlwind vacation touring Florence, Venice and Rome. Being a fan of old movies, one of my favorites is Roman Holiday with the beautiful Audrey Hepburn who

Panicking About Your Airline Miles and Credit Card Points? You are Not Alone

“Is it true that you can no longer use British Airways miles to book tickets on American Airlines? “Will I qualify for an American Express bonus offer, if I had the card two years ago?” “Can I still use my Chase points to book a ticket to LA for my nephew?”

It seems like every day

Camping in the National Parks, Kosher-Style

An Interview with Yehudah Nosenchuk of Chuckie’s Kosher Adventure Tours

Yehudah and Minnie Nosenchuk run organized camping trips to nature destinations throughout the country. Here, a Q&A with every question you might ask before taking a trip with

Vacationing in Montreal

The summer is upon us and families are considering different options of fun and easy destinations to visit. In my mind, Montreal is a no brainer of a great place to visit, with opportunities for everyone in the family to have a good time.

Montreal is six hours away by car for a couple alone but

Why Holding On to Your Airline Miles and Credit Card Points Is a Bad Idea and a Bad Investment!

In our last newsletter we highlighted five things NOT TO DO with your credit card miles and points and introduced the concept of holding on to your credit card miles for too long. Before we explain why you shouldn’t do this, it’s important to understand the relationship between airline miles and credit card points. Equally important is

The Pesach Hotel Alternative

Around this time of year we are inundated with ads about all kinds of wonderful Pesach Programs. For those of us who can afford a Pesach away from home, the choices can be overwhelming. You begin to wonder about the pros and cons of different destinations, costs, menus, as well as social aspects. Thoughts about