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  • Tourism in Israel struggles to recover from violence

    May 2, 2016 | 2:28 pm

    The traditional Passover seder meal ends with a promise, “Next year in Jerusalem.” But at least this year, many American Jews chose to stay away.

    “There were far, far fewer tourists this year,” Mark Feldman, the CEO of Ziontours in Jerusalem told The Media Line. “Many people were...

  • Next Year Jerusalem: The Journey of a Lifetime

    May 13, 2014 | 4:41 pm

    Next Year Jerusalem: The Journey of a Lifetime

    Can a group of elderly nursing home residents travel abroad? The answer is yes - with care and love and a lot of planning. Such is the case for 8 residents (ages 87-97) of the Jewish Home for the Elderly in Connecticut, who journey...

  • For we were strangers

    March 21, 2013 | 4:30 am

    When I first began taking trips to West Africa while working on my doctorate in African history, I assumed that while there I would keep my Judaism to myself. This was not out of fear of anti-Semitism, but, rather, I thought there would be no one to share it with. There, since my...