“Sephardic Balkans”

This item appears on page 52 of the February 2014 issue.

12 days/11 nights, June 6-17,  July 4-15, 2014, and summer 2015. Focuses on Sephardic culture and effects of German deportation of Jews in Balkans in WWII. Highlights: In Sofia, BULGARIA, Alexander Nevski Cathedral, Sofia Synagogue, Sephardic food, crafts, Ladino (Judeo-Spanish) singing/Plovdiv Synagogue/Rila Monastery/medieval Veliko Tarnovo/in Skopje, MACEDONIA, Holocaust Memorial Center/Ohrid, one of Europe’s oldest settlements/in Thessaloniki, GREECE, 15th-century White Tower. Land, $2,360. Air from New York City, approx. $1,300. Single supp., $340.

Joseph Benatov (Philadelphia, PA; 267/970-1817, email benatov@gmail.com).