Premier Issue - Jewish Heritage Travel, A Global Legacy
Hong Kong . It does not sound like a place Jews would live, but in fact, quite a number do. There are active congregations Orthodox and liberal on both the island and the mainland (Kowloon) side. Kosher food can be supplied to most hotels.
Most Americans – even in government – remain blissfully unaware that U.S. funds have been used for some time now to promote an entity that is indistinguishable from a state.
Every day , Jews pray in conjunction with the Sh’ma, “Gather us in safely from the four corners of the earth…”
For more than 2,500 years, the Jewish people have been scattered throughout the world, sometimes in the unlikeliest places. Even where no Jewish souls survive, traces of their existence often remain, offering a tantalizing glimpse into an exotic past.
On every continent, and at virtually all points on the compass, a slight detour can add an extra and interesting dimension to the wanderings of the Jewish traveler.