The Traveling Poet From Toledo

The Traveling Poet From Toledo

Several of our previous Jewish cruises have explored the breadth and depth of Jewish heritage in Iberia, a peninsula whose history is defined by the three faiths that thrived within its shores. The Golden Age of Spanish Jews, in particular, was a time of much artistry...
The Gaon of the Pumbedita Yeshiva

The Gaon of the Pumbedita Yeshiva

To read about history seems easy, but to understand it takes time and effort. The eras before us are almost like distant islands, separated from our own by vast gulfs of time that we have to sail through in order to understand. Our previous cruise-based Glatt kosher...
An Early Recipe for Thanksgiving

An Early Recipe for Thanksgiving

Pies are a delicious dessert enjoyed by people all over the world, and are also a key recipe in a lot of celebrations, including Thanksgiving. While the year has been quite challenging for many reasons, there are still a lot of things to be thankful for. To prepare...
The Life of Flavius Josephus

The Life of Flavius Josephus

Kosher tours through the old haunts of the Roman Empire would often mention the military struggles of the Jewish people against the various emperors who would persecute them. In Judea, there was generally a period of three different conflicts between the Empire and...
A Hearty Kosher Cassoulet Recipe

A Hearty Kosher Cassoulet Recipe

Southern France was the location of our previous Jewish vacation cruises, a place rich in heritage and cuisine. One such dish to be found in this region is Cassoulet. Cassoulet, from Languedoc in South West France, was once the simple fare of farm workers. Now it has...