Friday, November 28, 2014 Kislev 6, 5775
By:
Robert Janis, JE Feature
Whenever travel on the highways is involved, safety should be a top priority. That is no less so when selecting a bus company for your tour, whether it be going to the Lower East Side to check out Jewish heritage sites or your organization's trip to Broadway. One issue that is up front for you to actually see is the...
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Lauren Kramer, JE Feature
f there are modern-day Quebeçois explorers -- or coureurs du bois, as they are known in Canadian folklore -- Raymond des Rosiers is one of them. For the 44-year-old guide at Auberge St. Alexis des Monts in Quebec, his favorite time of year is October, when, for two weeks, he douses himself in animal urine, lays salt blocks on the...
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By:
Elyse Glickman, JE Feature
When you think of New Orleans, two sensory subjects come to mind: great music and great food. That said, a lot of New Orleans fare is not "Shabbat-ready." Yet even though New Orleans' Jewish residents make up only a small percentage of the city's population, there is a Jewish presence wherever there is a restaurant-and-arts scene. If you don't find...
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El Al fuels rate cut on round-trips to Israel
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Ben G. Frank, JE Feature
About 60 percent of American Jews have reportedly never visited Israel. If the price of an airline ticket was holding them back, that cost of flying to the Jewish state has been greatly reduced, at least on El Al Israel Airlines. Of course, the plummeting economy and steep fall in the price of oil also has something to do with...
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Where to celebrate Passover on vacation?
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Lauren Kramer, JE Feature
Passover is one time of the year when many of us dream of escaping the rigmaroles of shopping, cleaning and preparing for the holiday. One way to do this is to sign up for a Passover cruise or a stint at a resort, preferably somewhere tropical and sunny. For those who like a glatt-kosher Passover and can afford to splurge,...
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