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TRAVEL NEWS: Open Skies to Israel, EL AL to Eilat, Culture Festival in Jerusalem, and Morocco’s Jewish Museum

Content by Malcolm Ginsberg with additional reporting by Jewish.Travel staff Europeans plan more routes to Tel Aviv, Israelis mollified after initial outrage The big news in Jewish travel is the signing of the Open Skies agreement, which will increase competition and clear the way for bringing down travel costs in and out of Israel. Initially, the […]

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Kosher Restaurants & Travel Advice for Johannesburg, South Africa

Contributed by Shiri Berzack | Last Date of Travel: March 2013   Kosher Info: Keeping kosher in Johannesburg, South Africa really isn’t as hard as you would think. Due to the large Jewish community (around 70,000) there is a range of restaurants and every supermarket stocks some kind of kosher products. It is also important […]

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Restaurants with Sukkot 2010

CLICK HERE: UPDATED FOR 2013   This list was compiled by our community of Kosher travelers. Thank you to everyone to contributed! (There is no doubt that this list is incomplete. If there are restaurants that are not listed that have a Sukkah, please comment below.) To get YeahThatsKosher updates via email, click here. Find us […]

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✈ Mbale, Uganda

Contributed by: Nicole Zetler | Last Date of Travel: April 2010 Kosher Info: The Jewish ‘centre’ of Uganda is found just outside the town of Mbale (about 4 hour drive from the capital city , Kampala). The Abayudaya community practice Kashrut, and have a kosher ‘supermarket’ in their vicinity. All meat is slaughtered according to […]

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Keeping Kosher at the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa

For those enduring the long trek to South Africa to enjoy the 2010 World Cup, you’ll be pleased to know that kosher food is plentiful on the southern tip of the African continent. Hopefully you’ll be attending games in either Cape Town or Johannesburg (locally known as Jo-berg) where the majority of the South African […]

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Kosher Cruises to Israel

Flipping through the Jewish Press I came across an ad for Kosher Cruises. That didn’t catch my eye, but when I saw “First Ever Kosher Cruise to Israel & Egypt” I said wait… that’s cool. The cruise is Glatt Kosher includes stops in Naples, Italy; Athens & Rhodes, Greece; Ephesus (Kusadasi), Turkey; Haifa & Ashdod, […]

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