May a Jew Travel For Pleasure?

Over the years I’ve gone through some fascinating travel books. Not only guidebooks like Lonely Planet and such, but also books that address the essence and spirit of travel and explain how best to maximize the experience irrespective of where you decide to go. Some of my favorites: “Vagabonding: An Uncommon Guide to the Art […]

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Time off for Good Behavior (with keeping Kosher)

It’s interesting that there are people who at home keep a separate set of dishes and pots for meat and milk, would never dream of bringing non-kosher meat into the house and will order take-out only from a kosher establishment, yet the picture changes when they go on vacation. I don’t know the percentage of […]

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What is Kosher to eat anywhere – Part 2

On the previous post – What is Kosher to eat anywhere – Part 1 – I gave a list of foods which can be purchased anywhere without a Hechsher (Kosher certification). This list is valid even in the most remote outposts. but there are a few instructions for insuring the Kosher status of each type. So […]

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Jewish Living On The Go – Introducing Jewish Traveling

Observing Jewish Tradition while traveling can be a challenge for the uninitiated yet in my opinion it can be also empowering and inspiring if you know the basics of Jewish Living On The Go. So what are the primary issues that one needs to know and deal with when you travel, whether it’s for business, […]

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