Category : Jewish Interest

Jewish Interest
By: September 29, 2016

Vale: Shimon Peres

I woke this morning to the incredibly sad news of the passing of Shimon Peres, one of Israel’s founding fathers. By any measure he was an extraordinary and gifted man, and one who I was…

Europe
By: June 12, 2015

A tour of Jewish Seville

Over the years I have been to many sites of Jewish interest, old and new. I have seen my fair share of Jewish neighborhoods, museums, centers, synagogues, historical sites, events, ghettos and memorials. Places which…

Europe
By: March 3, 2015

Shabbat in Helsinki

A couple of years ago I was travelling from Australia to London on a flight that routed via Helsinki. One of those way-out-there places that in my wildest dreams I never thought I’d visit. So…

Food
By: November 3, 2014

Rosh Hashanah in New York

This year I spent Rosh Hashanah (the Jewish New Year holiday) in Brooklyn, New York. Even though I have visited NYC many times before, it was the first time I’ve been there over a major…

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