Chickens on a plane: Yom Kippur ritual performed by air for Jews in locked-down Melbourne – Jewish Lifestyle

A Melbourne, Australia, pilot took to the skies with three chickens Sunday to carry out a pre-Yom Kippur ritual that was otherwise off limits for that city’s locked-down Jews.

Kapparot, practiced by some Orthodox Jews, involves swinging a live chicken over one’s head three times and reciting a prayer to transfer sins to the bird. The chicken is then slaughtered and donated to the poor.

This year, with large gatherings

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Readers offer their best travel tips – Lifestyle – Times Record

Planning to hit the road for some fun family times this fall? Travel has been severely curtailed over the past months, but as things open up now and in the future, make sure you pack these tips to help save time, money and maybe even a few frazzled nerves.

Photocopies Just In Case

Before you leave, make two photocopies of everything in your wallet, both front and back (credit card,

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EDITION, The Fast-Growing Luxury Lifestyle Brand, Opens The First Of Two Highly Anticipated Locations In Tokyo

TOKYO, Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The premiere of The Tokyo EDITION, Toranomon represents a very delicate balancing act between the refined, elegant, simple and pure approach of Japan’s culture, style and traditions and EDITION’s passion, emotion, sophistication, perpetual subversion of the status quo and desire to break rules to create something entirely new and that has never been seen before. As a result of this unlikely combination, a

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As predicted, my husband’s lifestyle — er, job — brought the coronavirus home to me

With obvious disappointment, I am now sharing part two of a story I started in March, the first time I exposed my husband to coronavirus shaming from strangers with an article in which I explained I was certain he was going to bring the pandemic home to me.

That, indeed, is what has happened. Part two of our story is not a dramatic one as COVID tales go. For

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Get Ready to Travel In Style With Modern Lifestyle Luggage -…

The Ketchbag (Submitted photo)

The Ketchbag (Submitted photos)

Before COVID-19, travel was a luxury. The one downside, however, was packing. Many people travel with several bags, which can make their journey stressful and difficult. One local woman seeks to make traveling a one-bag journey with her new business, Modern Lifestyle Luggage.

Modern Lifestyle Luggage is the brainchild of Cece Ketcham. It’s the first hybrid, multi-functional travel bag and luggage company in the Chippewa Valley.

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Domestic Tourism Campaigns Support Travel Recovery, Safeguard Jobs; FINN Partners Travel + Lifestyle Releases Global Report Ahead of World Tourism Day

NEW YORK, Sept. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Ahead of World Tourism Day on September 27, global agency FINN Partners has released a new report – Domestic Tourism – Recovery Starts at Home. The report highlights 25 of the world’s most innovative and creative campaigns that showcase how domestic tourism is helping destinations recover until international travel returns.

As travel restrictions around the world remain in flux, the impact

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Main Street Heroes: Holly Springs couple honored for commitment to hometown | Lifestyle

HOLLY SPRINGS • Tim and Lisa Liddy have spent their 33 years of marriage as ambassadors of the city they call home.

The Liddys have invested in Holly Springs as business owners, city government officials and community volunteers. One of their many endeavors is their involvement in the Holly Springs Main Street Chamber, which promotes economic development and historic preservation.

“We’ve been working with Holly Springs ever since we got

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Miss flying? SIA may soon launch 3-hour ‘flights to nowhere’ , Lifestyle News

SINGAPORE- Singapore Airlines (SIA) is looking to launch no-destination flights that will depart from and land in Changi Airport next month, in a bid to give its ailing business a lift.

Sources told The Straits Times that the national carrier is working towards launching this option for domestic passengers – dubbed “flights to nowhere” – by end October.

They said SIA also plans to explore a partnership with the Singapore

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