Hello dear readers, So, you’ve decided to go away this Pesach! I would say that’s a wise choice. Don’t get me wrong, I love being at home as much as the next person, but Pesach can be super stressful, so I’m all for going away for Pesach. I guess it’s like spring break, except instead ...

Hello dear readers, I was thinking about the exodus recently, and what the first Pesach was like. The Jews in Egypt sat frightened in their slave houses and ate wearing their traveling clothes so they would be ready to go. They ate matzah because they didn’t have time for their bread to rise, and left ...

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After a long flight, you’ve finally arrived in the enchanting city of Prague. Before you left home, you booked a great room, chose some amazing sites to visit and planned out a basic itinerary. But, now that you’re here… how do you get to those sites? How do you get to your room? How do you ...

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You just booked your first trip overseas and you’re super excited!  You spent time researching the places you’ll go, mapping out your itinerary and buying the perfect travel backpack. All you’ve got to do now is book the flight. Right? Wrong! You’ve spent so much time dreaming about this trip, the last thing you want ...

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There is something about autumn that always piques a feeling of wanderlust. The long summer nights are beginning to give way to crisp cool autumn mornings and each gust of wind carries with it the scent of adventure. Sometimes just closing your eyes and letting yourself imagine where that breeze would take you…Somewhere steeped in ...

Hello dear readers, Pesach is a holiday with many nicknames: Pesach, obviously (for Hashem passing over the Jews’ houses on the night of the tenth plague); Zman Cherutenu (celebrating our freedom following the exodus from Egypt); Chag Ha Aviv (marking the start of the spring and agricultural year). But don’t forget about the central food ...

Hello dear readers, Pesach is the holiday of the spring, and the spring is the time of newness and rebirth. It’s time for new plants and new beginnings. Springtime is the beginning of the Jewish people’s nationhood, and it is one of the four dates listed as a Jewish new year (the firsts of Nissan, ...

If you ever visit Prague, you’ll notice that there is a certain mystical aura to the city, an almost palpable sense of Divine protection. Legend has it that in the late 16th Century, Rabbi Loew created a golem out of clay from the Vltava River to protect the Jews of Prague from danger. Is it ...