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Best Jewish Travel Ideas for Senior Travelers


Retiring means you always have time in the world to do whatever you want, like travel! But which places make an unforgettable Jewish holiday? Let’s have a look:

Heritage Tour in Asia

Asia is full of diverse cultures, and there are even Jewish heritage sites in places you wouldn’t expect. There are tours led by rabbis that can provide in-depth discussions about them. If you want, there is a 15-day tour that takes you to Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam and Burma.

Here are some key places you should visit:

Singapore: Maegan Aboth- this synagogue offers Mikveh and serves as a school for over a hundred students. They have kosher restaurants and they also offer Shabbat meals and catering services.

Myanmar: Musmeah Synagogue – this synagogue is the only and last surviving synagogue in Burma, which also houses over 120 Torah scrolls.

Thailand: Chiang Mai Temples – If you are into temples then Chiang Mai is the place to visit. Home to more than 300 temples, this city has temples from the 13th and 18th centuries. The most famous is Wat Phra That Doi Suthep.

Senior Volunteering in Israel

Volunteering is not just for young people who want to show themselves. Great for retirees too! If you want to spend a meaningful holiday without the hassle of accommodation and accommodation, volunteering abroad is just for you.

Besides having a unique experience, you can also practice your skills here. Many organizations always have doctors, social workers, lawyers, etc. it needs.

Here are some organizations looking for volunteers:

Pantry Packers – This is great for tourists who are in the country for a short time. Pantry Packers distributes food to families and the elderly belonging to poor communities in Israel.

Skilled volunteers for Israel – This is perfect for retirees who still want to put their skills to good use. Qualified Volunteers for Israel invites professional North American and British Jews to volunteer in Israel with a limited-time volunteer engagement.

Kosher River Cruise in Europe

Europe is a known destination for Jewish travel tours, including kosher river cruises. Most of these are all-inclusive luxury cruises that even have synagogues on board. In addition, its programs include educational heritage tours. Also on board are well-known rabbis and scholars who hold lectures and discussions.

The glatt kosher meals on offer are also strictly regulated. This is perfect for those who want to keep kosher on their travels.

Going on a vacation is definitely a lot of fun, but all the better if you can get unique and unforgettable experiences at the same time. And because time is your luxury, you can travel more carefree and comfortable.