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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Destination Kosher

First-Ever Jamaican Passover Program Set to Launch in Montego Bay

(Courtesy of Royal Passover) Though Jamaica boasts over 400 years of rich Jewish history and is a prime location for family-friendly vacations, there has never been an organized Passover program for Jewish tourists on the island. That will change later this month, when a new partnership with the Jamaica Tourist Board, the Chabad of

Memphis Orthodox Community  Invites ‘100 New Families’ to Relocate

‘Taste of Memphis’ shabbaton is scheduled for May 11-13.

Faced with skyrocketing costs of housing and education, an increasing number of young Orthodox families are choosing to move to the vibrant, affordable and friendly community of Memphis, Tennessee.

OHEL OXC Team Update: Garden State Warriors

This past Sunday was another great training day for the growing Garden State Warriors team as it prepares for the 4th Annual OXC-OHEL Xtreme Challenge taking place on Sunday, May 27 at Camp Kaylie in Wurtsboro, New York. As usual Carol (Chani) Teigman pushed everyone to their limit. The tough, yet rewarding, workout consisted of

Kosher Bahamas Cruise Offering  Chol Hamoed Pesach Special

Visiting Florida for Pesach and need activities for Chol Hamoed? The Kosher Bahama Cruise Company is offering a two-day cruise on the Grand Celebration, a member of the Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line, with a special for Pesach: a designated dining room with all food under the hashgacha of the ORB. All dairy products will be chalav

Rustic Elegance Aims to Provide ‘a True Rustic Experience’

Rustic Elegance, an organization that provides rustic experiences in some of the most scenic areas of America, is gearing up for its summer offerings in Glacier National Park. Created by childhood friends Yitzi Kessock and Seth Warshaw, the experience provides a tailor-made outdoor itinerary along with a five-star

Vienna’s Kosher-Keeping Community Thrives and Grows

While much of American and Israeli Jewry view Europe either as a “flyover continent,” or as a vast and dangerous pit of anti-Semitism from which all Jews must flee, many overlook the facts and figures, which indicate growing numbers of Jews living in relative comfort in many of Europe’s largest

Hoenlein, Lubinsky, Wolff: Headliners at Luxury Pesach Retreat in Las Vegas

NFL Football star Todd Gurley to join Renowned Majestic Retreats Chol Hamoed Program

(Courtesy of Majestic Retreats) An all-star lineup of scholars and speakers will highlight a new extraordinary Pesach program at the Green Valley Ranch Resort & Spa in Las Vegas,

NFL Star Todd Gurley to Join Majestic Retreats Las Vegas Pesach Program

(Courtesy of Majestic Retreats)  Soon-to-be-announced All-Pro running back Todd Gurley of the Los Angeles Rams will be running the Majestic Retreats Las Vegas Chol Hamoed Football Clinic at the Green Valley Ranch Resort. The football camp & drills will also feature UNLV coaches and football

A Student Primer: Four Steps to Surviving an Extended Stay in Israel

While Israel draws substantial numbers of tourists due to its rich history, diverse culture and range of naturally beautiful locations, the country also plays host to thousands of high school and college students from North America, the UK, the EU, South Africa and Russia because of its innovative educational programs.

BREAKING: President Donald Trump Commutes Sentence of Shlomo Rubashkin

On Wednesday, the same day his administration celebrated the passage of his tax plan, President Donald J. Trump commuted the prison sentence of Sholom Rubashkin, an action encouraged by bipartisan leaders from across the political spectrum, many of whom charged he was serving an excessive sentence in light of others convicted for

Join Kosherica for Passover 2018

(Courtesy of Kosherica) The way things are turning out, the 2018 Passover holiday with Kosherica will be one of the most luxurious and exciting Passover programs to date. Kosherica will have sought-after Passover resorts and programs all over the country. The triple threat lineup will start at AAA four-diamond

Looking Ahead to Shabbat Chanukah at Kalahari With the Rapoports

I have written before that a major perk of being the publisher of The Jewish Link is the fact that I get to meet some special and unique people, both from within and without our community. I write today about my friend Rabbi Benny Rapoport, the director of the Jewish Discovery Center/Chabad of the Abingtons, which is located just