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Sandra Bornstein

Sandy Bornstein lived as an expat in India. Her award-winning memoir, May This Be the Best Year of Your Life, highlights what she learned as the only American teacher at an international Bangalore school. After living abroad, Sandy continues to explore the world and write about her travels. You can follow Sandy's adventures at www.sandrabornstein.com.

Looking For Jewish Victoria

Several months ago, I visited Vancouver Island for an extended weekend. Even though my initial intention was to enjoy the capitol city, I was curious to find out more about Victoria’s Jewish community.

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Hanukkah Picture Books

With just a couple of days remaining until the first Hanukkah candle is lit, are you still looking for a meaningful gift for a child?

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8 Gifts for 8 Nites: Jewish Children’s Holiday Books

Chanukah is a perfect time to introduce children to Jewish culture and history, and Sandra Bornstein has a great set of suggested books.

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Travel: How to Maximize a Brief Cruise Stop in Israel

If a visit to Israel is in conjunction with a cruise stop, what's the best way to maximize a three-day stop? Local writer Sandra Bornstein has some suggestions.

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