A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

There’s no such thing as too much Eilat, and getting in and out of the country there is a great, slightly less expensive solution. Photo by Yossi Aloni/Flash90

10 ways to travel Israel on a budget

NAAMA BARAK, Israel21c.org May 19, 2022

Despite being a fabulous destination, Israel is unfortunately not the cheapest place on the planet. Sky-high hotel prices, super-expensive restaurant checks and rip-off cabs are often the hallmarks of a vacation in our little corner of the Middle...

Rabbi Hershey Novack of Chabad on Campus says Birthright Israel
trips like the one above (led by his wife, Chana Novack), are an
important part of getting students to connect with Israel - and
bringing an understanding of the Jewish State to campuses.

Do you know a teen or twentysomething headed to Israel in the next few months?

Ellen Futterman, Editor-in-Chief May 5, 2022

The Jewish Light is looking for local high school and college-age students traveling to Israel this summer who would be willing to take a few short videos on their phone of the people, places, and events on their trip that most inspire them and/or make...

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