Jewish Heritage and History of Berlin

Posted by Lauren Yagoda

Jul 7, 2015 9:15:53 AM

Overview of Jews in Berlin

The history of Berlin links closely with the history of the Jews. In fact, it was founded when the Great Elector Friedrich Wilhelm I, in 1671, commanded 50 of the Jewish families expelled from Vienna to settle in Berlin. Today, Jews are once again weaving into the life and times of Berlin, but the heritage sites of Jewish past still remain significant in the history of the community.

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Topics: Arts and Culture in Israel, Family Tours, Israel Travel, Jewish Heritage, World Travel

Summertime Fun on Beaches in Israel

Posted by Lauren Yagoda

Jun 10, 2015 9:57:58 AM

Summertime and the livin’ is easy. Right? Some Americans with fulltime jobs may not enjoy the easy living of summer months. Friday afternoons they rush to their summer getaways only to spend a few days by a lake, beach, or pool. However, the lucky travelers journeying to Israel this summer can truly experience what relaxing waterside locations Israel has to offer.

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Topics: Family Tours, Israel Travel, Tel Aviv

2015 Maccabi Games Berlin: Keeping in Touch with Jewish Roots

Posted by Lauren Yagoda

Jun 3, 2015 9:32:03 AM

A desire, a dream, a vision: those who have been in competitive sports can tell you what champions are made of. So there couldn’t be a better way than The Maccabi Games to allow athletes to attain this. It is also an opportunity to connect with each other, and their Jewish identity. These Games give the participants and observers a delightful mix of sports competition and cultural heritage. It’s a great feeling to cheer on an athlete going for the gold while at the same time, making memories for a lifetime.

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Topics: Arts and Culture in Israel, Custom Programs, Family Tours, Israel Travel, Jewish Heritage, Senior Travel, World Travel

The Benefits of Celebrating your Bar/Bat Mitzvah in Israel

Posted by Lauren Yagoda

Mar 16, 2015 10:34:26 AM

The splendor and vibrancy of Bar and Bat Mitzvah celebrations in North America are a wonderful testament to the prosperity of the Jewish community. But there is an entirely different joy to be had in celebrating a young man or woman’s coming of age in the Jewish homeland - in Israel itself.

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Topics: Family Tours, Jewish Heritage

Bar and Bat Mitzvahs in Israel

Posted by Iris Hami

Apr 19, 2014 12:11:11 PM

Celebrate Bar or Bat Mitzvah in Israel

Western Wall in Jerusalem

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Topics: Bar Mitzvah / Bat Mitzvah, Culture and Heritage, Family Tours, Fun stuff, Israel Travel, Jewish Heritage

Adventure Spotlight: Four Family Adventure Destinations

Posted by Iris Hami

Mar 3, 2014 10:47:19 AM

Four Family Adventure Destinations

Whether you are in Israel alone or with family and friends, there are many adventures waiting for you. One of the best ways to see the sights and have memorable, once-in-a-lifetime experiences is by adventure touring, which pairs must-see sites with exciting, adventurous options that are suitable for the entire family.

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Topics: Family Tours, Fun stuff, Israel Travel