While Israel is still the most popular choice for couples organizing their Jewish wedding abroad as well as for teenagers looking for exotic and spiritual setting for their Bar/Bat mitzvah, other destinations are becoming more frequent too.
Some families choose place of their origin or a nearby city (typically Prague and Budapest in Central Europe).
London neighbourhoods Our family of four is traveling to London in July. We would like to look for an air bnb in a secular neighbourhood within an hour's walk to an Orthodox synagogue. Can you suggest some neighbourhoods for us to try?
how to ship belongings What does Customs allow or what items do they tax heavily. I have electronics, laptop, tablet, printers, I need as a writer, and also want some household items for an apt. with me. Want to give out blankets, soup, and bread to poor and shut-in Holocaust survivors too. Have Israeli friends, but don't want to bother them before I visit them. No idea who to contact for apt. search and for Customs requirements.
Key Jewish Tours, a travel agency specialized in Jewish Itineraries in Italy, will lead you through the many cultural and historical Jewish sites. We can organize meetings with local communities and provide for kosher food in all Italian cities, using specialized kosher caterers with the certificate of the local Rabbinate. Contact us to discover a new side of Italy! not only Rome, Florence and Venice, but many new destinations in the smaller enchanting cities!
A fabulous villa in Koh Samui Thailand with full arrangement to kosher and Shabbat observant
Tour of the Amsterdam former Jewish Quarter
Leading by the most important Jewish History of the city of Amsterdam. Passing by no less than 6 (former) synagogues. This tour is a mix of the history of how this area came to be the Jewish Quarter, of Sefardic and Asjkenasic Jews, Kokadorus, the Castro family, World War II, The Jewish Council, and much more.