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  • NY Jewish Week profiles me and my Jewish heritage work

    By Ruth Ellen Gruber

    October 18, 2015 | 2:29 am

    Writing in the New York Jewish Week, travel writer Hilary Danailova profiles me and my Jewish heritage and Jewish heritage travel work, including the Jewish Heritage Europe web site.


    Heritage Tourism In Europe


    Hilary Danailova


    From Poland to Portugal,...

  • A visit to Jewish heritage in Padova, Italy

    By Ruth Ellen Gruber

    July 22, 2015 | 2:16 am

    On a stiflingly hot day a couple weeks ago, I spent an afternoon in Padova (Padua), Italy, visiting some of the centuries-old Jewish heritage sites in the city -- they are being developed now as both a resource for local people and as an attractive itinerary for tourists and other...

  • Haimish and tasty Savannah, Georgia

    March 2, 2015 | 2:41 pm

    The absolute funniest thing I ever heard as a kid was comedian Steve Landesburg’s imitation of his Southern in-laws: “Esther, you goin’ to Hadassah, or wha’?” In my mind, Jews could be from New York or the Midwest, have New York or Midwestern accents, with New York or Midwestern...

  • Traveling in Sin

    By Lisa Ellen Niver

    July 16, 2013 | 6:44 pm

    Traveling in Sin

    This exuberant and unique travel memoir is written in the voices of the story’s two leading protagonists, George and Lisa, who meet on-line in January 2007. After exchanging emails and dating, the couple travels to Fiji over the summer of 2008 where George...

  • Loud and Proud Mizrachi Voices

    By Sandee Brawarsky

    May 13, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    "The Flying Camel: Essays on Identity by Women of North African and Middle Eastern Jewish Heritage," edited by Loolwa Khazzoom (Seal Press, $16.95)

    On the last night before her family would flee Libya in 1967, Gina Bublil Waldman recalls that she had to choose between taking her...