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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Destination Kosher

More Savings on an Israel Trip

A new service has just started that can help keep your travel costs down and is also a fun way to meet new people. www.jetleap.com is based in Israel. You join with Facebook or other social media ID. On the web site, you can offer to bring a package to someone in Israel, for a fee, or respond to a request to bring an item home. Fees range

Shalom Y’all

Texas! Cowboys. Indians. Mexicans. Jews.

Jews?

Somehow the more acceptable picture of Jews is walking on West 47th Street in New York or in a small community in Rockland County. The imagination is stretched to picture Jews on the

Unbeatable Offer by EL AL and Carlton Tel Aviv

EL AL Israel Airlines is now featuring round-trip business or economy class travel on a nonstop flight from New York (JFK/Newark) or Los Angeles plus a three-night, five-star stay at the Carlton Tel Aviv overlooking the Mediterranean. Available for departures January 8 through February 28, 2015, this special offer* allows

Kosherica Announces Luxurious Winter and Passover Vacations

Kosherica, the Glatt Kosher travel and leisure giant, is famous for its extraordinary attention to detail, exceptional fresh Glatt Kosher cuisine, and world-class entertainment. This upcoming winter and Passover, Kosherica will provide guests with the most sought-after luxury resorts and cruise lines in the world. This family-owned business

Kosherica Announces Its Most Luxurious Winter and Passover Vacations To Date

15% Off for Atlantis Yeshiva Break Bookings (expires December 5).

Hotels in Bahamas, Miami, Palm Beach, and Whistler

Cruises to the Western Caribbean for Chanukah and the Eastern Caribbean for a Jewish Music Festival at Sea

Buying Gift Cards to Gain Miles

I like Bigcrumbs.com, the shopping site, a lot. That’s where you can earn cash back.

For online shopping–and this includes travel vendors such as Expedia (to 4.7%) and Cheapoair– you get $15 off per ticket. You can also purchase American Express Gift Cards and Business Gift Cards, which are mailed

Trekking Through New Zealand

I saw and experienced some amazing things on my recent trip to New Zealand. I saw a huge, snowcapped volcano and a boiling lake and river. I walked on a trail along a beach, trapped between cliffs and the ocean, hiked up a mountain through heavy wind, sleet, and rain. Still, what stands head and shoulders above the all of the incredible

Keeping Kosher in New Zealand

I can’t go to New Zealand, you might think. How could I travel there while still keeping kosher? Well, this summer I traveled through New Zealand for over a month and successfully kept kosher. It’s not as easy as it is in America or Israel, but, as I found out when hiking over beautiful mountains in the Queen

Family Things to Do on Chol HaMoed

Family Things to Do on Chol HaMoed

By Larry Bernstein

It’s October 12, 2014, the fourth day of Sukkot and the second day of Chol Hamoed.

There are four days till another Yom Tov and the children are off from school. Let me speculate on what’s going through your mind.

We have plenty of opportunity for some family time. This is a

Formula One Races Return To Jerusalem For Sukkot

Jerusalem–As American Jewry braces for a stormy winter, their Israeli counterparts are preparing for an even more tumultuous season; a round of highly infectious Formula One Fever. For the second year in a row, the world-famous racing tour will be visiting Israel, flooding its capital with racers and fans alike, as the cars prepare to take on the

Get Peyd–Amex Miles/Points Update

For many years, American Express (Amex) has dominated the credit card industry because of its customer service, security features, and consumer protection policies. In addition, Amex cards earn Membership Rewards (MR) points, the most used and sought after point programs for frequent flyers because of their redemption flexibility and the ease with which

Travel to Israel via Europe

Many people are enrolled in one or more frequent flyer programs. Most common plans are to get an airline credit card, the first year no fee, get the 30-40K free miles and then “churn” this card to a different carrier each year, so that you don’t end up paying more than your reward. Others prefer to use hotel chain cards. One advantage of the frequent flyer is