A Travel Guide to Jewish Europe: Fourth Edition

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Travel doesn’t have to forgo religion. More than six decades after World War II, an abundance of Jewish institutions and cultural activities endures within a world that dates back over two thousand years—Jewish Europe. This newly updated handbook guides first-time and well-seasoned travelers to Jewish customs, local neighborhoods, and historical sites in Europe. From kosher dining in France to memorials in Scandinavia, this book combines practical information, intriguing stories, and an enlightening investigation into the many Jewish contributions to European history. It is a perfect companion for those seeking their roots in Europe or for those searching for places where relatives and friends once lived.
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ISBN: 9781455623570
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Pelican Publishing
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Images: 119
Pages: 656
Dimensions: 5.5 (w) x 8.5 (h)
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An extensive world traveler and authority on European Jewish travel. -Library Journal He has diligently collected everything the Jewish traveler could possibly want to know. -Jewish News Likening himself to Benjamin of Tudela, the twelfth-century Jewish traveler and recorder of early Jewish folklore and traditions in Europe and the Near East, Frank explores an uncommon side of Europe, Russia, and Ukraine. In so doing, he unlocks the mysteries shrouded in the memories of the oppression and the centuries of persecution before it. In tune with the politics and travel trends of the areas, Frank, a graduate of Columbia University's Center of Israel and Jewish Studies, has spent much of his life as a journalist. He has devoted his talents to travel writing and promoting Jewish organizations worldwide. His first book, A Travel Guide to Jewish Europe, also published by Pelican, has received rave reviews from both readers and critics. His list of publications includes articles published in Travel Agent Magazine, National Jewish Monthly of Bínai Bírith, American Zionist, The Jewish Digest, and The Jewish Frontier. An author of numerous books, he is widely recognized in many professional circles, including the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, the Overseas Press Club, the American Jewish Public Relations Society, and the Pacific Area Travel Association. Frank owns a public relations firm in New York and lectures on his travels abroad in search of the treasures of contemporary Jewish society. He lives with his wife and two sons in Chappaqua, New York.
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