Jewish history

Our list of articles tagged with "Jewish history."

August 11, 2023

Visiting Spectacular Masada in Israel

On a high mesa overlooking the Judean Desert and the Dead Sea, the awe-inspiring citadel of Masada is one of the most impressive archaeological sites in Israel. Artisans of Leisure arranges private Masada tours.

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April 23, 2023

Top 10 Favorite Travel Experiences in Israel

Israel is a fascinating destination for travelers wanting to experience ancient history, important religious sites, beautiful landscapes, and fantastic food and wine. Read more about our top 10 favorite travel experiences in Israel, including Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, the desert regions and the Galilee.

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November 22, 2022

The Best of Sicily: Interview

Artisans of Leisure founder and CEO Ashley Isaacs Ganz recently spent time in Sicily to enjoy its incredible food and wine, history, culture, landscapes and wonderful luxury hotels. Read more about some of her favorite places and experiences.

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June 25, 2021

The Portuguese Synagogue in Amsterdam

A highlight of Jewish touring in Amsterdam is the 17th-century Portuguese Synagogue, a landmark complex whose impressive size and beautiful interiors reflect the wealthy, prominent Sephardic community in Amsterdam during the Dutch Golden Age.

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January 26, 2021

The Red Star Line Museum in Antwerp, Belgium

Travelers interested in immigration, family history and genealogy will enjoy a visit to the Red Star Line Museum in Antwerp, Belgium, which is dedicated to the history of the two million Europeans who immigrated to America aboard Red Star Line cruise ships in the 19th and 20th centuries.

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September 20, 2016

Jewish Heritage Tours of Poland

Poland has a deep Jewish history that goes back centuries. Before World War II, 3.3 million Jews lived in Poland, making it home to one of the largest Jewish communities in the world. The Nazis nearly destroyed all of this during WWII and the horrific and tragic Holocaust. However, Poland’s two most interesting cities—Warsaw and […]

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August 15, 2013

A Jewish Tour of Krakow, Poland

Krakow is a compact, UNESCO World Heritage-listed city filled with culture and history, including some of the most interesting Jewish touring in Poland. Before World War II, a quarter of Krakow’s population was Jewish, and many important buildings related to Jewish life still exist in the city. The Kazimierz neighborhood, the historical center of Krakow’s […]

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