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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Destination Kosher

EL AL Israel Airlines Offers Special Winter Fares to Israel

EL AL Israel Airlines announces super-low winter round-trip fares on nonstop flights from Boston, New York (JFK/Newark) and Los Angeles, which must be purchased by Thursday, December 31. Travel dates are December 25 through April 2, 2016.

These special economy class fares include all taxes and the fuel

Four Days in Poland: The Most Meaningful Trip of Our Lives

My good friend Rabbi Yaakov Landau had asked me numerous times to go with him on a tour of Poland, along with Rabbi Ari Scharf, Rav Paysach Krohn, with Project Mesorah. I had so many excuses, but in the back of my mind I knew this was important for me, my wife Atara, family and all our readers. This trip was

Orlando’s Rosen Plaza Hotel to Host Majestic Retreats During Yeshiva Week

Orlando—One of the nation’s most popular family winter destinations is about to become even more popular for kosher vacationers. Majestic Retreats is sponsoring a mid-winter program January 16-31 at the magnificent Rosen Plaza Hotel with its new kosher kitchen. Some are calling it the “kosher kingdom” of the world of

Why Citi Credit Cards Are the New ‘IT’ Cards for Free Vacations, Flights and Hotel Stays

It’s expensive to live nowadays and if you are like many people, chances are you spend anywhere from one to three thousand dollars per month on your children’s tuition, grocery bills, gas and insurance, rent, utilities and other miscellaneous expenses.

What if you could take that everyday spending

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