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Sunday, December 09, 2018

Destination Kosher

MatzaFun Tours to Host 18th Annual Passover at Ocean Place Resort & Spa in Long Branch, NJ

The event will feature a multi-million-dollar redesign including all luxurious, spacious sleeping rooms, suites, ballrooms, spa, fitness center, indoor swimming pool and public spaces.

MatzaFun’s is proud to announce our 18th year of the Perfect Passover featuring elegant Passover

Visiting a Torah-Filled Community in India

A New Torah-Oriented Community

It was only recently that I learnt about a Torah-oriented community in Erode, in the state of Tamil Nadu, in South India. I felt close to them, since we shared a mother tongue, and immediately wanted to visit. Then, I

Sweet Inn Revolutionizes Apartment-Hotel Concept With Cutting-Edge Technology

Investing in a series of unique technological applications, Sweet Inn, an upstart Israeli apartment-hotel company, is using “TravelTech” to offer its discerning clientele an innovative and hassle-free vacation experience, unlike any other seen in the hospitality industry.

Impeccably designed

Kosherica’s Luxury Passover Collection: It’s an All-Star Year

(Courtesy of Kosherica) The way things are turning out, the 2019 Passover holiday with Kosherica will be one of the most luxurious and exciting Passover years to date. Kosherica will have sought-after Passover resorts and programs all over the country. The magnificent lineup will start at the beautiful Bonaventure

Jews in the Berkshires

“S’iz chver tzu zein a Yid” (it’s difficult to be a Jew), the saying goes, but when it comes to the Berkshires it’s never been easier.

The Jewish presence in western Massachusetts continues to bloom. It hearkens back to the 17th century when Sephardim came to the area as

Memphis Orthodox Community Invites ‘100 New Families’ to Relocate

(Courtesy of Baron Hirsch Congregation) Faced with skyrocketing costs of housing and education, an increasing number of young Orthodox families are choosing to move to the vibrant, welcoming and affordable community of Memphis, Tennessee. Specifically, over 40 Orthodox families have relocated to Memphis over the past four years,

Experience the Essence of Sukkot in Jerusalem

The holiday of Sukkot is synonymous with joy. In Israel, the merriment of the “season of rejoicing” is palpable –with the celebrations literally being brought on to the street.

Parks and museums hold special events, with live music, craft booths and food trucks in abundance. The

Kosher Catskill Restaurants Go Upscale

If you spend time in the Catskills during the summer and want pizzazz instead of pizza for a change, the dining choices keep getting better. Just as bungalows are giving way to houses with all the comforts of home, restaurants in the Catskills are taking on characteristics of

Halachic Adventures in Italy

If anyone was wondering why they haven’t seen me for the past year, it’s because I, along with many of my peers, have been out of the country. Wondering whether it is wise to send an 18-year-old fresh out of high school to another country for a year? I, too, pondered that question as my El Al flight touched down and I

From Israel to Prague

Going on a vacation is a rejuvenation for your soul. Whether it’s an overnight stay nearby, a few days in another state or a longer visit to another country, wherever you go you are taking a temporary respite from your everyday life and recharging yourself. It may not be the purpose of your trip or even

Europe Travel Tips for Teens

Right after seminary, my friend and I spent a week and a half touring cities in Italy and France. This article is not based on any expertise or extensive experience, as neither of us had ever planned anything like this before, but I would love to share some tricks and tips we picked up along the way. These travel tips are

Montreal: A Memorable Vacation at a Great Price

With economics on the minds of many as well as the desire to get away and have a change, Montreal is the perfect escape. One can almost close their eyes and pretend that they are walking the streets of France. Just a short six hour drive to the Canadian border, the trip is short enough to accommodate young travelers and far enough