Travel

A Synagogue and its Travels

It’s September 2012, the week before Rosh Hashana and Rabbi Heidi Cohen is already thinking about her synagogue’s next trip to Israel, her fourth since joining Temple Beth Sholom in … More…

September 20th, 2012 Activities, Travel

Vacation ideas 101

Sometimes the best vacations are those taken in your proverbial backyard, even if Israel isn’t your particular back garden. Look beyond the archeological digs, ancient cisterns and tourist sites for … More…

June 27th, 2012 Activities, Travel

This land is our land

The month of April always brings Israelis out of their homes and roaming across the land, as Passover and then Yom Ha’atzmaut, Israel’s Independence Day — following in quick succession … More…

April 25th, 2012 Activities, Places, Travel

All’s Fair at the Street Fair

Israelis love fairs, festivals, ‘festigals’ and the ever-popular ‘heppening.’ They happen frequently — given the months of warm weather, a plethora of gifted artisans and the Middle Eastern penchant for … More…

July 31st, 2011 Activities, Travel

Bike-Raising

As you read this, hundreds of bike riders are currently on the road in Israel, sweating their way up a hill, pausing to take a swig of water and glance … More…

October 17th, 2010 Activities, Places, Travel

Do Good

When visiting Israel, tourists often like to get actively involved in the community, local projects and organizations. It’s an experience that benefits everyone, from the organization that’s being helped to … More…

June 10th, 2010 Activities, Travel

Warsaw Outtakes

A trip to Poland isn’t the standard Jewish vacation destination. Travelers know they are about to undergo an intense and emotional experience that will take them through centuries of Jewish … More…

May 17th, 2010 Activities, Places, Travel

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