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Kosher Vacations Today Are Nothing Like They Used to Be

Going on Vacation—Kosher Style

We have passed through the three weeks, the time period when we reflect more intensely on the loss of our Temples. Tisha B’Av, a day of fasting, set aside to mourn the destruction of both Temples is now behind us. If you are new to being observant, these special days on the Jewish calendar may be unfamiliar to you. They were certainly not on my radar screen. But, now we move on to the next period of time on our calendar—vacation! And just because we are observant Jews, it does not mean we have to make any sacrifices when it comes to having a great vacation. (more…)