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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 ...

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 ...

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Hello dear readers, Sukkot is one of my favorite holidays, especially since I love fall weather. I love the changing of the leaves and the cool breeze and the crisp autumn days. However, the autumn nights can be a little… chilly. So, if you’re spending seven straight autumn nights outside, let’s say dining al fresco ...

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Hello dear readers, As many of you are well aware, I often travel for work. In fact, I just looked at my calendar for the last year and realized that I had booked at least one flight during each month of the year, which is a personal record! Of course, many of those were work ...

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Hello dear readers, One of the key mitzvoth of Sukkot is waving the four species. The four species are listed in the book of Vayikra, in Parshat Emor. Two of them are described in a straightforward way: the lulav would come from a palm tree, and the arava would come from the willow. (I’m not ...

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Hello dear readers, More than any other holiday, Sukkot is the one that makes me feel a little nostalgic. That’s because when we start to dig out the Sukkot poles and walls from the basement, I also find the airtight box of sukkah decorations. Inside the box are the sukkah decorations from last year and ...

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Hello dear readers, Today’s blog forecast will be… about the weather on Sukkot! Sukkot is always on the 15th of Tishrei, but in terms of the secular calendar, it usually falls somewhere between September 15 and October 15 (depending on whether it’s a Jewish leap year, and other factors I suppose). Sukkot is great because ...