Travel

I Am A Border State

I recently completed a one-year Kahn Fellowship for the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles. My aim during the fellowship ...

My Many Southern Jewish Families

For my family, like many Jewish families, holidays play an important role in our life. Holidays are the times when ...

A Jewish Jewel in the World’s #1 City

Recently, über-quaint San Miguel de Allende— named a UNESCO World Heritage city in 2008– was picked as the #1 City ...

Why This Rabbi Started the Year in a Small Texas Town

In the summer of 2013, I left a wonderful congregation in North Carolina to pursue an exciting opportunity on the ...

The Path of a Wandering Jew

I never intended to write novels. I also never intended to write for The New York Times. When I was 17, ...

Flying the Friendly Skies

I’m what you would call a reluctant business traveler. While I am the director of the Education Department of the ...

Our Jewish African Roots

Though the Ethiopian sun beat down on our necks as we layed mortar and brick for the school’s foundation in ...

Southern Seders on the Passover Pilgrimage

Right now, Rabbi Matt Dreffin and Rabbi Marshal Klaven are in the midst of the Passover Pilgrimage, journeying to communities ...

Preparing for Passover in Guatemala

Wow!! Again, the time is almost here and there are plenty of things to do. One of our favorite holidays ...

Home Away

I look for locations for my stories on CyberRentals and HomeAway. I find the houses described on these websites far ...