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Unprecedented Demand for November Poland Trip With Rabbi Paysach Krohn

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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...

Find Fabulous Fall Foliage in a Whole New Way

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(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 day trip or the perfect weekend getaway. If you and your family are starting preparations for a fall trip of your own, keep these tips in mind in order to get the most enjoyment from your fall foliage excursion.

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You want to see the fall colors? Great. Now where are you going to go? Many private and public parks offer trails for visitors as well as...

EL AL Israel Airlines Celebrates 350th ‘Ambassador’ Israel Event

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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 and flight attendants from all walks of life, dressed in uniform, share interesting and thought-provoking personal stories. The EL AL Ambassadors speak to organizations and schools throughout the world in cities from where EL AL offers scheduled flight service. Programs are specifically tailored to accommodate each organization and take place in a variety of locations, including university campuses, high...

Israeli Tourism Continues as Usual

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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 briefing for industry professionals yesterday.

Tourism Ministry Director-General Amir Halevi said 225,000 tourist entries were recorded in September 2015— 25 percent more than the same period in 2014 and an increase of 6 percent over September 2013.

Halevi noted that several international conventions were taking place in Israel, bringing in thousands of tourists. Among them were the International...

City of Jerusalem Preparing for Historic Hakhel Gathering on Sukkot Holiday

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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 Jews at the Western Wall, and dancing at huge communal hakafot on Simchat Torah, the fall holiday code-named Zeman Simchateinu (The Time of our Happiness) simply comes alive, and the happiness and joy are felt from every corner of the city. However, this year, Sukkot in Jerusalem will be even more unique as it will feature an international event which takes place once...

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