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Aug 2, 2023, 12:03 PM
6 Israeli Summer Festivals You Can’t Miss in August
Looking to experience Israeli culture this summer? Well look no further because we have organized a guide to some of the hottest festivals taking place around the country. Being the salat that it is, Israel definitely doesn't lack diversity....
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What Horn gets wrong in her ‘Dead Jews’ critique of Jewish heritage tourism
The author unfairly slams the motives of those engaged in Jewish historical preservation but offers no viable alternatives to the memorialization of Jews
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Your Ultimate Israeli Festival Guide for August 2021
For those of you located in Israel August is the month of the festival. There are several large events being held around the country dedicated to Israeli and international Jewish culture including music, beer, films, art, and more. If...
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Virtual Hanukkah Celebrations
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May 4, 2016, 3:37 PM
Remembering the World’s First Jewish Ghetto
Not a year goes by without a tourist walking into the Venice Ghetto asking where the concentration camps are or were. This question, unfortunately, reflects a lack of understanding as to why the Venice Ghetto was founded on March...
Jan 4, 2016, 2:31 PM
Wikipedia contest taking Israeli heritage to a new level
Award-winning images of Old City architecture, bustling ports, wildlife and religious sites
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Why Jews absolutely should visit China
Rejecting a call to Jewish tourists to boycott China: Do as Israel does and build ties despite differences
Jack Gottlieb, founder and president of the World Jewish Travel, is an American businessman highly involved in philanthropic causes, who spends most of his time in Israel these days.