A Chaperone’s Tale

Rabbi Marla J. Feldman
This past summer I served as a chaperone for the North American Federation of Temple Youth (NFTY)'s Dor L'Dor ("generation to generation") program, which in 2011 brought 378 high school students to Europe for a week followed by a five-week adventure in Israel.

Transcendental Canada

Aron and Judy Hirt-Manheimer
Last June, we returned to the enchanting city where, almost 30 years ago, we stood together under an outdoor chuppah.

Discovering Nova Scotia

Aron and Judy Hirt-Manheimer
Nova Scotia has much to offer the Jewish traveler. Our weeklong journey began in the port city of Halifax, known as the gateway to Canada—where, from 1928 to 1971, more than one million immigrants entered the country.

Diaspora: Miracle in Barbados

Aron and Judy Hirt-Manheimer
The alluring beauty, pristine beaches, ideal climate, and music festivals make Barbados one of the world's top winter tourist spots.