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Skip Paris. Head to Tel Aviv Instead. (Jewish Travel Warnings)

Avoid Europe’s AntiSemitism 2.0, Head to Israel Instead Is it shocking that less than 70 years after the end of the massacre of 6 million Jews in Europe, we’re seeing anti-Semitism rise yet again? If you’ve been following the news you’ve been reading multiple stories of violence and vandalism against Jews, synagogues, and kosher restaurants in […]

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Kosher Travel Tips to Scotland, UK [incl. Whisky Distilleries]

Contributed by: Paul Hurwitz | Last Date of Travel: April-May 2013 I’d wanted to visit Scotland for a long time, both to see the country and to visit Scotch Whisky distilleries.  The opportunities to learn about history and Scotch Whisky are plentiful and make for a great trip. Glasgow Kosher Info: Glasgow has 3 kosher establishments, […]

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New Kosher Restaurant Opening Today in Stamford Hill, London

A new kosher restaurant is opening today in the Stamford Hill district in north London today: Deli Ninety Eight. They’re open from 12pm until 11pm. A new #Kosher restaurant (by Ari Friedlander) opening tomorrow on High Road N15 [near Stamford Hill]. #LookingForward pic.twitter.com/MNjeCZ5u2B — Shulem Stern (@ShulemStern) April 23, 2014

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Finding Kosher Food Near CDG Airport (Paris, France)

Charles De Gaulle airport (CDG), Paris’s main international hub, is a good hour outside of the city center. For travelers on an overnight or relatively short layover who want to take advantage of Paris’s kosher food options, here are some options for you that are a ~20 minute drive from the airport. Based on our […]

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New Kosher Bed & Breakfast in Lisbon, Portugal

Aside from the strong association with your high school Jewish history class, Portugal is a beautiful country, and now that there is a kosher bed & breakfast, kosher travelers can tour the country with ease. This kosher bed & breakfast is a 5 minute walk from the nearby synagogue. The apartment can comfortably accommodate 1-4 […]

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Finally! A European Kosher Product Database

The Conference of European Rabbis recently launched an online database with a comprehensive list of all the kosher food products in Europe! This is the first time that all approved products have been brought together in one place, and the first electronic list, so it easily accessible to anyone! For all kosher travelers, this will […]

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Cadbury World in England is a Cadbury Chocolate Lovers Dream

Correction: A previous version of this article stated that the entire park is kosher, which is not the case. Only SOME chocolate products are Kosher approved by the London Beth Din (not Kosher certified). Check the KLBD listing of which Cadbury products are Kosher before visiting Cadbury World or buying Cadbury products. If you’ve ever dreamed of visiting […]

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HOT DEAL: JFK to TLV for $684 Round Trip in Jan-Mar 2014!

We found fares going from JFK to Israel from mid January 2014 through the beginning of March 2014 for $684 round trip via Turkish Airlines with a stop-over in Istanbul (IST). Maybe people ask about the safety of flying via Turkey on this airline. Turkish Air is a perfectly safe airline and thousands of religious Jews […]

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Kosher in Capri, Italy: Terrazza Tiberio [Guest Review]

As we began planning our trip to the Amalfi coast, our travel agent told us that there was a Kosher restaurant housed in a lovely hotel in Capri just a short walk from where we would be staying. Thrilled, curious, and amazed we requested she please book our Shabbat meals there. Because my husband is […]

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First-Ever Kosher Restaurant & Chabad Open in Malta

Malta can now finally join in the  running for most popular Jewish tourist destination in the Mediterranean now that is has a brand new Kosher restaurant! Malta, a tiny Mediterranean island, is about one tenth the size of Rhode Island and known for its beautiful harbors and walled cities. One of the newest Chabads out there, […]

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Top 15 Kosher Restaurants in Paris, France

With so many kosher restaurants in Paris, how do you know where to go? Well, here are 15 hand selected kosher restaurants for you to try on your next trip to Paris.

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New Kosher Restaurant in London, UK: Restaurant 1701

Adafina, a gourmet kosher food brand in the UK, has launched a Glatt Kosher restaurant inside the oldest synagogue in Britain: Bevis Marks Synagogue, which opened 312 years ago in 1701, thus aptly naming the eatery: Restaurant 1701. The restaurants menus offer a gourmet take on traditional Jewish/Israeli food, including breakfast items such as  Shakshuka […]

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“Kosher Roast” throwing BBQ @ Tennis Fundraiser in London

Pop-Up Kosher specialists in London, @KosherRoast, will be throwing it's last BBQ of the season (likely no coincidence that it is the Olympics) at the charity tennis tournament in aid of Action Against Cancer, UK and one of the world's leading centres of scientific research, Technion University, Israel.  Location: Farm Walk Tennis Club Time: Sunday, […]

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Kosher Restaurants and Travel in London

With the Jubilee celebrations in June, and the Olympics and Paralympics less than a week away, there has never been a better time to visit London. As a native Londoner here is a brief guide to where to eat and what to do during your stay, and where to find more information. Contributed by Nadia […]

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Keeping Kosher in Riga, Latvia

Contributed by: Yoni Friedman  |  Last Date of Travel: February 2012 Kosher Info: In the basement of the Jewish Community Center, 6 Skolas Street, is a Kosher restaurant called Cafe L'Chaim, the only Kosher place in Riga.  There's some interest in starting a new place, but nothing yet.  This restaurant is fleisch, moderately priced, and […]

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Keeping Kosher in Vilnius, Lithuania

Contributed by Yoni Friedman | Last Date of Travel: February 2012 Kosher Info: There are two frum Indian vegetarian restaurants (not specifically kosher certified), where I ate most of the time. Both are in the old town. One is called Balti Drambliai at 41 Vilniaus Street. Very tasty, very cheap, diverse menu, great environment, my […]

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A Review of “Carmel” in Milan, Italy [Guest Review]

Review submitted by Simone Somekh from Milan   How many times, eating pizza in the USA, have we wondered how does the original Italian one actually taste? Thanks to Carmel, the best kosher pizzeria in Milan, Italy, now we won’t have to daydream anymore. Carmel is a well presented restaurant in the Jewish area of the […]

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✈ Keeping Kosher in Barcelona, Spain

Contributed by Bethany Mandel  |  Last date of travel: December 2011   Kosher Info: In December I went to Barcelona and Rome for a week total for my honeymoon. We spent the first part of the week in Barcelona. We came prepared with a suitcase full of food because prior research, including an email to the […]

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Open for Passover Kosher Restaurants [Venice] 2012

WHY ARE YOU HERE? SEE THE UPDATED 2014 LIST HERE   We’ve been compiling this list for the past few weeks – should there be any restaurants missing from this list from anywhere in the world, please message below or tweet us [@YeahThatsKosher] and we’ll add the restaurants not on the list.   Venice: Gam […]

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Open for Passover Kosher Restaurants [Paris] 2012

WHY ARE YOU HERE? SEE THE UPDATED 2014 LIST HERE Great list of Kosher for Pesach places in and around Paris this year – should there be any restaurants missing from this list from anywhere in the world, please message below or tweet us [@YeahThatsKosher] and we’ll add the restaurants not on the list. We […]

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Open for Passover Kosher Restaurants [London] 2012

We've been compiling this list for the past few weeks – should there be any restaurants missing from this list from anywhere in the world, please message below or tweet us [@YeahThatsKosher] and we'll add the restaurants not on the list.   Golders Green: La Fiesta, 235 Golders Green Road, 020 8458 0444 Brasserie 103, […]

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Kosher Deli (Take Out) Has Reopened in Helsinki, Finland

The Kosher Deli in Helsinki (which was closed) has reopened and is called: Zaafran & Co. See map below for location. (It is next to the Synagogue, Kamppi metro station and the Radisson Blu Royal hotel) More info on www.zaafran.fi You can Email Lee@zaafran.fi for more info and orders (including hot meals) Read more about […]

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“Noodles” – New Kosher Restaurant in Moscow, Russia

I love reading about new kosher restaurants in places where I don’t expect it. Not long ago, opening a Kosher restaurant in Moscow would’ve been unheard of. Now there’s a growing Jewish community to support it. According to this article in the Moscow News, Noodles is a Brooklyn-inspired Kosher meat restaurant that has a nice […]

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Flying via Amsterdam to Israel – Tips for your Stopover

Earlier this year, I flew KLM/Delta to Israel, with a nice 8+ hour stopover in Amsterdam. I liked this option as it gave me the opportunity to leave the AMS airport and explore the city. In the short time there I managed to figure out exactly how to (using public transportation only) get to the […]

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London is Testing Out a Pop-Up Restaurant for 2 Days in December: “Kosher Roast”

“Kosher Roast” is renting out a bar called “The Shop” in the Kensal Rise neighborhood of London. The Shop will be converted into a Kosher restaurant for 2 Sunday’s next month: December 4th and 11th. This is clearly a concept that the founders of Kosher Roast are testing. For each of the 2 days, only […]

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Keeping Kosher in Marbella, Spain

Contributed by: Ashley Spade | Last Date of Travel: June 2011 I recently returned from a trip to Marbella, Spain with a few classmates and my dog, Sir Winston Pugsalot. I know how hard it can seem to find Kosher food while traveling, especially depending on the country. Luckily, my student health insurance agent is […]

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Escaping Oslo on Erev Shabbat

The following is an account of one of our community members who survived last month’s Oslo terrorist attack. The person wishes to remain anonymous. On July 22nd, 2011 Norway was hit with the deadliest terrorist attack its country has ever seen – and I was in the middle of it. At about 3:25pm, a politically […]

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Chabad Offering Kosher BBQ Style Food @ Wimbledon in London

Pretty exciting for those traveling in from out of town to watch the matches. Thank you Chabad for your hospitality, yet again. Originally posted on Chabad.org Chabad-Lubavitch of South London Campuses’ kosher barbeque is back again, offering hamburgers, hot dogs, strawberries and non-dairy ice cream to hungry tennis fans at Wimbledon. Begun in the driveway […]

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Shavuot in Rome, Italy

Contributed by: Nava Billet | Last Date of Travel: May/June 2009 Buongiorno! I thought people might be interested to hear about Shavuot in Rome. I stayed in a small suite next to one Synagogue, Bet Shmuel, on Via Garfagniana  (pronounced Gar-Fan-Nyana). It is a small shul, with congregants mostly of Libyan descent; they came to Italy after […]

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Fire @ Shul in Corfu, Greece; Deemed Vandalism

This is obviously a wake up call to Jews in Greece, and throughout Europe. This was an act of arson and not an accident. We are not making any recommendations or suggestions that Greece is particularly unsafe for Jewish travel or visitors, but we do ask that you heed caution regardless of where you are […]

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Jewish Young Professionals Ski Trip in Italy!

March 23rd – March 30th in Canazei, Italy Join young professionals from around the world for a week of fun and skiing in one of the most exotic ski locations in the world: Canazei, Italy. The group will be staying at the FOUR STAR My One Hotel Canazei, a year-round Kosher Ski Resort. The cost […]

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UK Airline Offers Traif-Only Menu on Israel Flight

Imagine flying from Israel to London on a long, nearly 5 hour flight. Now imagine the meal carts coming down the isle and serving hot fragrant food wafting into your nostrils, your mouth beginning to salivate, only for you to discover that your options are ham & cheese and bacon sandwiches. WHAT??? Are you kidding […]

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DEAL: Kosher Cruise to ALASKA or the BALTICS!

YeahThatsKosher.com has partnered with KosherCruises.com to offer you … a 15% discount on two of their upcoming SUMMER 2011 Cruises: ALASKA (August 14-21) & The BALTIC SEA (August 21-28)* Use the PROMO CODE: KOSHER DIGITALon KosherCruises.com The Alaska Cruise leaves from Vancouver, British Columbia on Sunday August 14th, and arrives back to Vancouver on Sunday […]

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Posh Kosher Cooking Vacations in Italy & France: 2011 Schedule

CookEuro has recently sent out a schedule for the following week long Kosher Cooking vacations in 3 beautiful regions of Italy and France: Emilia Romagna, Italy: May 9-16, 2011 Tuscany, Italy: August 29-September 5; September 5-12, 2011 Provence, France: October 31-November 7, 2011 The instructors in the region of Tuscany are Cristina Blasi and Gabriella […]

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✈ Nice, France

Contributed by: Michelle Szpilzinger | Last Visited: June 2010 Kosher Info: Nice has a small Jewish community and a few restaurants and kosher shops. There are two good and mostly (but not entirely) accurate sites that list kosher places in France. One is 123 Kosher and the other is Kosher in France. As with almost […]

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✈ Paris, France

Contributed by: Rachael Abrams | Last Date of Travel: June 2010 Kosher Info: With a large Jewish community, Paris provides a wide variety of Kosher restaurants. It is nice to stay in one of the most incredible cities in the world, knowing there’s a good kosher boulangerie nearby. The beauty of Paris lies beyond the […]

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✈ Cannes, France

Contributed by: Michelle Szpilzinger | Last Visited: June 2010 Kosher Info: This is a Google Map I made of kosher places. There are two kosher restaurants in Cannes. Le Tovel is a very nice meat restaurant run by Chabad that has indoor and outdoor seating and is just a few blocks inland from the beach. […]

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✈ Florence, Italy

Contributed by: Elina Rokhkind | Last Date of Travel: October 2009 Kosher Info: There are three sources of kosher food in Florence, all of them located in close proximity to the synagogue. The first is the dairy vegetarian Ristorante Ruth. Since it’s the only sit-down place, you get to meet here all kosher tourists visiting […]

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Kosher Hotel Opens in Ukrainian Town

I spotted this article shared on the JewishJournal site. Thought it was worth sharing. If you find out about similar “Kosher Travel” news, please let us know. A hotel with a kosher restaurant has opened in a southwestern Ukrainian town. The Under the Temple hotel in Ivano-Frankovsk, near the town synagogue, is the first kosher […]

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Travel Warning to Turkey

Israelis, and Jews the world over have enjoyed traveling to & around Turkey for the past decade or more due to exceptional Israeli – Turkish relations in the region. However, due to last month’s flotilla incident, Israel’s National Security Council Counter-Terrorism Bureau (NSCCTB) has issued a travel warning to Israelis planning trips to Turkey. In […]

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✈ Venice, Italy

Contributed by Elina Rokhkind | Last Date of Travel: October 2009 Kosher Info: All Jewish life in Venice is clustered inside the former Ghetto area of two compact squares – Campo di Ghetto Nuovo and Campo di Ghetto Vecchio. Here you can find two meat kosher restaurants: Gam-Gam, which is owned and operated by Chabad, […]

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✈ Keeping Kosher in Barcelona, Spain

Contributed by: Esther Zar | Last Date of Travel: September 2009 Kosher Info: We flew into Barcelona with a list of three potential options for kosher food. Well as we eliminated them (one didn’t answer, and the other seemed questionable in kashrut), we were left with one last option: Isamar Kosher (Address: Carrer de l’Avenir, […]

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✈ Keeping Kosher in Brussels, Belgium

Contributed by: Michelle Szpilzinger | Last Visited: January 2009 Kosher Info: This site has a good list of the kosher resources in Brussels. There is not much to find in the old historic center, but there are currently two kosher restaurants in the EU area, which is not a major tourist destination but is fairly […]

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✈ Keeping Kosher in Rome, Italy

Contributed by Elina Rokhkind | Last Date of Travel: October 2009 Kosher Info: Thankfully, Rome offers a decent choice of options for the kosher traveler. In addition to the centrally located former ghetto neighborhood with about a dozen eateries ranging from the quick bites to fancy restaurants, there are a few other residential neighborhoods with […]

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Kosher Chinese Restaurants · 洁净中国餐馆 · מסעדות סיניות כשרות

There is now a silly tradition that many Americans hold Christmastime each year… to indulge in Chinese cuisine. Since the Chinese do not celebrate Christmas, like us Jews, their restaurants have no need to take a hiatus on Xmas day. In honor of this wacky tradition, we’ve compiled a list of Chinese restaurants (both sit-down […]

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Open for Passover 2009 in Europe

Jews the world over are traveling around to friends, family, or to new locations this Passover. While it is typically impossible to find kosher restaurants or eateries open for Passover, here are a few that I’ve found that will be open this year on Chol Hamoed (intermediary days of Passover): Prague, Czech Republic Shalom Maiselova […]

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✈ Keeping Kosher in Rome, Italy

Contributed by: Sara Marx  |   Last Date of Travel: October 2008 Kosher Info: Via Del Portico d’Ottavia is a street with many kosher options and it is right by the big main synagogue. There are two “upscale” meat restaurants, a dairy place (we didn’t try it), and a couple of falafel/fast food places. We ate […]

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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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✈ Keeping Kosher in Tallinn, Estonia

Contributed by: Arielle Klein  |  Last Date of Travel: June 2008 Kosher Info: Of all the places we never thought we’d find a fancy kosher restaurant, Tallinn was one of them. Lo and behold we found Moses a beautiful Israeli owned restaurant located within Tallinn’s beautiful synagogue. Walking in the synagogue took our breaths away […]

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✈ Keeping Kosher in Helsinki, Finland

Contributed by: Arielle Klein  |  Last Date of Travel: June 2008 Kosher Info: Helsinki has a kosher deli, which unfortunately for us, is only open Thursday. We had some trouble finding it, but lucky for us while in one of the local malls we met an Israeli who was so overjoyed to see fellow landsmen. He […]

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