Jewish Journal

Beresheet Hotel: A Desert Dream

by Elyse Glickman

April 10, 2013 | 7:56 am

The five-star Beresheet has a breathtaking view of the Ramon Crater, a geological landform that extends for miles. Photo by Elyse Glickman

The two-year-old, five-star luxury resort not only raises the stakes for Negev Desert tourism but also puts visitors in touch... read full article

  • Finding jewels of Judaism on Italy’s Adriatic coast

    by Anita K. Kantrowitz

    March 28, 2013 | 4:28 am

    It’s a foggy fall morning, and standing atop Mount Cardeto on the east coast of central Italy, I can barely make out the deep blue of the Adriatic Sea....

  • Haifa a many-faceted jewel

    by Elyse Glickman

    October 31, 2012 | 10:58 am

    Visiting Americans often compare Haifa with San Francisco for its hilly landscape and trendy, artsy neighborhoods, or Boston for its mix of academia and...

  • ‘Feel the rhythm’ of Jamaica’s Judaism [PHOTOS]

    by Roberto Loiederman

    October 10, 2012 | 12:18 pm

    The first thing you notice at Shaare Shalom Congregation in Kingston, Jamaica is the sand on the floor, softening the sound of your footsteps as you...

  • Casino in the shuk

    by Lisa Alcalay Klug

    September 5, 2012 | 10:50 am

    On the other side of town, inside Mahane Yehuda Market, today’s Casino de Paris picks up where the British Mandate period left off. Once a popular...

  • A kiss of the grape — and other adult libations — in Jerusalem

    by Lisa Alcalay Klug

    September 5, 2012 | 10:35 am

    Wine bars, a new twist on an old theme, are drawing huge numbers of clientele in most metropolitan cities. What about the Holy City? Although the...

  • City of Lights sparkles with Jewish life

    by Curt Leviant and Erika Pfeifer Leviant

    June 20, 2012 | 11:23 am

    Paris, the City of Lights, also brims with the bright light of Jewry.

    Jewish history stretches back more than 2,000 years in France, and Jewish life in...

  • Rebirth of Jewish life in Berlin

    by Norman Sklarewitz

    June 5, 2012 | 4:30 pm

    Once the infamous Berlin Wall came down in 1989, the sweeping reconstruction that began in West Berlin at the war’s end,was repeated and even accelerated...

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