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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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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 Greek Isles, Greece

Contributed by: Tina Pollack | Last Date of Travel: July 2007 Kosher Info: The Greek Islands do not have any established Jewish communities, thus finding accessible kosher food could be difficult. See http://www.chabad.gr/templates/articlecco_cdo/aid/66080/jewish/Kosher-products-list.htm for a list of kosher products available throughout Greece. The Islands have a lot of fresh fruit and vegetables and also different […]

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✈ Keeping Kosher in Athens, Greece

Contributed by: Sivia Kahn | Last Date Visited: October 2006 Kosher Info: It is true that Greece is not a kosher paradise: its population of about 3,000 Jews, does not represent a strong enough market incentive for food companies to invest in kosher accreditation, nor are there any kosher restaurants. There are however options available […]

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