Wednesday, July 9, 2014 Tammuz 11, 5774
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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By:
Ben G. Frank, JE Feature
Even at 6 a.m., standing on Holland America Line's cruise ship ms/Zuiderdam and sipping a mimosa (or, if you prefer, a cup of hot chocolate), I opened my eyes wide, wiped away the cobwebs and stared out in the dim light of dawn to see one of the wonders of the world. At this moment, six days after leaving Fort...
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By:
Rita Charleston, JE Feature
Looking back after years of traveling, I realize I've learned something from every trip I've ever taken. Visiting Naples recently is a prime example. A city that bustles with high energy morning, noon and night, almost everything they say about Naples is true -- even its faults. With almost two million inhabitants, Naples is the third largest city in Italy...
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