Celebrating life and Orthodox tourism.

Restaurant owners throughout Israel learned during the intifada that the only reliable tourists came from the Orthodox Jewish communities in the Diaspora.

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December 26, 2013 12:00
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Celebrating life and Orthodox tourism.. (photo credit: Courtesy Shalev Communications)

 
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