Jewish Travel in Europe
ABOVE: Ghetto Nuovo, Venice. (See
my Venice for Visitors
on the Venetian Ghetto.)
A while ago, a reader complained about the fact that
several pages devoted to Jewish travel in Europe. He found the idea
"offensive," apparently because he thought I was giving special
treatment to Jews. We calmly pointed out two reasons why the pages were needed:
First, because Jews who observe dietary laws are understandably
concerned about they might find a kosher restaurant in London, Paris, or Berlin,
Second, because it can be hard for Jewish travelers of European
descent to find more than passing references to their own heritage in
guidebooks, which (not surprisingly) focus on Christian history, art, and
In the following pages, Jewish travelers will find practical
resources (e.g., lists of kosher restaurants) and information on Jewish
communities--both past and present--in Western Europe..
Jewish Travel in Europe -
Jewish Travel in Europe - Resources by
for Visitors Travel Planner: Jewish Venice
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Need a car in Europe?
guarantees the lowest rental
rates for standard cars, sports cars, SUVs, luxury cars,
chauffered sedans, and RVs. Its Web site also has driving information
for 38 countries.
you live outside the EU, a
Peugeot tourist lease can be cheaper than renting.
Minimum driver age is 18, there' s no upper age limit, and rates include
Short-term car leasing.
Traveling by train?
has schedules, maps, and guides for 50+ European railroads. (Residents
of North and Central America can buy tickets and rail passes
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