Jerusalem is a predominantly orthodox-religious city and most shops/groceries in Jerusalem are kosher – with the notable exception of shops owned by non-Jews. Thanks to its unique atmosphere, Jerusalem is an ideal place to spend Passover/Pesach holidays.
Almost all major Jewish organizations have either HQ's or representation in Jerusalem. Of the myriad Jewish communities in Jerusalem virtually all are orthodox or ultra-orthodox, representing variety of traditions and customs (minhagim).
London neighbourhoods Our family of four is traveling to London in July. We would like to look for an air bnb in a secular neighbourhood within an hour's walk to an Orthodox synagogue. Can you suggest some neighbourhoods for us to try?
how to ship belongings What does Customs allow or what items do they tax heavily. I have electronics, laptop, tablet, printers, I need as a writer, and also want some household items for an apt. with me. Want to give out blankets, soup, and bread to poor and shut-in Holocaust survivors too. Have Israeli friends, but don't want to bother them before I visit them. No idea who to contact for apt. search and for Customs requirements.
Tour of the Amsterdam former Jewish Quarter
Leading by the most important Jewish History of the city of Amsterdam. Passing by no less than 6 (former) synagogues. This tour is a mix of the history of how this area came to be the Jewish Quarter, of Sefardic and Asjkenasic Jews, Kokadorus, the Castro family, World War II, The Jewish Council, and much more.