The Akiva Mentors trip is a fresh and meaningful trip to Israel for growth-oriented singles. The trip’s itinerary has a great combination of learning and touring. In the mornings, participants will attend amazing classes by world renowned speakers, delving into the depths of Judaism. In the afternoons, the program will venture out into the land of Israel, engaging in fun adventurous activities such as atvs, rafting etc.

The Akiva mentors trip, consist of students and mentors. The students on the trip are vibrant college students seeking to learn more about their Jewish roots. The mentors are top notch, motivated singles, looking for a meaningful experience and Mr/Mrs right. Watch the video above for a detailed description of the trip, by trip leader Rabbi Benzion Klatzko.

Destruction of Jerusalem by Ercole de' Roberti

The Fast of 17 Tammuz (Shiv’ah Asar B’Tammuz)

July 24, 2016 Jews across the world will fast from sun-rise to night fall. This fast, Shiv’ah Asar B’Tammuz, the Seventeenth of Tammuz, like most commemorative fast days of the Jewish calendar, marks the anniversary of a series of tragic incidents. On the seventeenth itself, five major events occurred, each with major implications for the… Read More …


JoyofKosher’s Best Chocolate Fondue by Jamie Geller

A fondue supper (or dessert) is a wonderful way for the whole family to enjoy creating and eating a meal together. For a non-traditional meal, start with Cheese Fondue. Duration: 15 minutes Cook time: 5 minutes Prep time: 10 minutes Servings: 6 INGREDIENTS 32-ounces chopped semisweet chocolate 2 cups heavy cream 2 teaspoons vanilla extract Strawberries,… Read More …