Dancing in the Street: Simchat Torah under the stars with the Manhattan Sephardic Congregation

Category : Religion

    Simchat Torah is a celebratory and joyous Jewish holiday that marks the completion of the annual Torah reading cycle which literally means “Rejoicing […]

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Monday, October 16th, 2017

The Nation’s Biggest Yiddish Celebration Returns to the Lower East Side

Category : Jewish Communities

Yiddish New York — the nation’s largest festival of Yiddish music, culture and language — returns December 23 – 28, 2017, drawing enthusiasts from around […]

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Monday, October 2nd, 2017

The Jews of Zakynthos

Category : Travel & Tourism

The extraordinary story of Zakynthos’s Jewish community. How Zakynthos, a Greek island, hid its Jews from the Nazis. In the late spring of 1944, Nazi […]

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Sunday, September 24th, 2017

Awakening the soul

Category : Home

Rebecca Teplow’s liturgical music aims to move listeners to understand the words Many of us hear the same melodies over and over again on the […]

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Friday, September 8th, 2017

Looking for a pampering vacation in a pastoral locale? Kibbutz hotels may be the perfect solution.

Category : Travel & Tourism

Many Israeli kibbutzim – collective agricultural or industrial communities – offer modest bed-and-breakfast accommodations for guests and volunteers interested in a full kibbutz experience. For […]

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Friday, September 1st, 2017

Curvy Widow

Category : Home

Bring your sister, bring your friends.  Curvy Widow, the musical comedy, is now playing at the Westside Theatre, 407 West 43rd St.  Hilarious, yet serious, […]

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Monday, August 14th, 2017

12 wonderful wineries to visit in Israel

Category : Travel & Tourism

Wine tourism is booming in Israel. Here are 12 winery visitor centers offering tours and tastings (some with chocolate and cheese).  “Wine touring and tasting […]

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Friday, August 11th, 2017

Interview With Rabbi Michael Schudrich, Chief Rabbi of Poland

Category : Travel & Tourism

New York Jewish Travel Guide sat down with  With Rabbi Michael Schudrich, Chief Rabbi of Poland  to ask a few questions about  Jewish Life and […]

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Monday, July 24th, 2017

The Beauty of Jewish Life in Wroclaw, Poland

Category : Travel & Tourism

Wroclaw’s Old Town is not only its historical center, but also today’s social and cultural center. Here you will find not only the city’s most […]

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Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

The 27th Jewish Culture Festival in Krakow Through The Lens of Weronika Suchodolsha

Category : Blog

Contemporary cantors’ choirs draw on the biblical tradition of the Levites who played the important role of singers in the Jerusalem Temple. Psalm 122 belongs […]

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Tuesday, July 11th, 2017