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Northern Israel tourism gets back to normal; Travel warning impacts Rangoon synagogue


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/travel/article/northern_israel_tourism_back_to_normal_travel_warning_impacts_rangoon_2006

More than two months after the cease-fire took hold, tourism to northern Israel is returning to normal. Hundreds of thousands of holiday travelers ventured north during Sukkot, attending festivals or simply exploring the great outdoors. Travel warning impacts Rangoon synagogue Myanmar's small Musmeah Yeshua Synagogue in Rangoon, Burma, has thrived for years thanks to Jews visiting from the United States, Canada, England and France. Heritage Center opens in Jamaica Jamaica is marking the 350th anniversary of its Jewish history with the opening of a new heritage center at Kingston's Shaare Shalom Synagogue on Nov. 9. Calling all Matterhorn climbers Have you conquered Switzerland's Matterhorn? The Zermatt-based Matterhorn Museum is scheduled to open its doors in December and organizers are asking alpinists to register on its Web site, www.matterhornclimbers.ch, to be included in its permanent exhibit.

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