In the Transylvania region of the Carpathian Mountains, we also visited the beautiful town of Brasov, which is a tourist destination.
About a year ago, the Debrecen newspapers published a decision by the city council to place copper memorial stones with the names of Holocaust victims (Stolpeisteine) on the sidewalks in front of the entrances to their homes. A similar memorial project was done in the streets of Berlin and Budapest.
WIZZ AIR recently launched a new line that goes from Israel directly to the city of Debrecen in Hungary. The great thing about WIZZ AIR is that the tickets are sold at a very low price, and the distance you will be traveling is only about three and a half hours. I had the opportunity to visit Debrecen, a city I had never visited before.
For centuries, Hungary was an important Jewish diaspora. In Hungary, there were Hassidic courts, including the Munkacz Hasidism, Sighet, Sphinka, Tash, and the Pepah Hassidim. Some of the Jewish towns are no longer part of Hungary following the 1920 Trianon Treaty, which transferred territories from Austro-Hungary to Romania and the Czech Republic. Many important and influential Admorim lived and were active in north Hungary. להמשך קריאה
Most of us are accustomed to making winter vacations at the Dead Sea or in warm Eilat. But recently, a vacation in Cyprus is becoming a much more attractive alternative. The weather in Cyprus is similar to ours, and so is the duration of the flight and the landscapes. But, prices in Cyprus are much cheaper compared to Eilat. להמשך קריאה