Ariela Bodner

Ariela Bodner – Bespoke Jewish Tours!
Argentina is home to around 250.000 jews making it the largest Jewish community in the region and between the fifth and the sixth in the world!
Few communities in the world are so vibrant and engaged as the Jewish community in Buenos Aires!
Get to know this wonderful South American city from a Jewish perspective, through Jewish eyes and the ever present sparks of Yiddishkayt at every step!
Having worked for the largest Jewish humanitarian organization in the world for more than 18 years, I have welcomed legions of overseas visitors and federation´s missions to whom I introduced into the country´s rich Jewish heritage and present Jewish life and culture.
I invite you to connect, celebrate and foster Jewish history and identity, and its major impact on the world.
Tour length: 3.30 hs. approx. It could be a walking tour or I can rent a private car at disposal. I pick you at your hotel or where it´s convenient for you!
Some of the sites we visit: AMIA Jewish Federation (upon special request), Libertad Synagogue, Jewish Museum of Buenos Aires, Israeli Embassy square, Once Jewish neighbourhood or “Shmatta district”, Paso Synagogue, Shoah memorial, we could even stop at the Kosher Mc Donalds! and much more!
Feel free to get in contact, I´ll be happy to respond and hopefully meet you personally in your upcoming visit to Argentina, for a memorable taste of Jewish BA. I promise!
Warmly, Ariela

My Professional Bio:
Born and raised in Buenos Aires, within a traditionalist Jewish family, Ariela graduated from Maimonides Jewish Day School, Institution where her mother, proudly developed her passion for Jewish Education through her work as Principal for 25 years.
It was thanks to her family background and education that Ariela took immense pleasure in actively participating, getting involved and working for the Argentine Jewish Community.
Having collaborated with the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), the world´s leading Jewish Humanitarian Assistance Organization, for the last 18 years, Ariela has acquired a practical experience in different areas of the organization, holding the responsibility of assisting the regional and the Special Programs Directors, and coordinating a vast agenda of missions and overseas visitors to whom she introduces into the lively and vibrant world of the Jewish Community in Argentina.
In this role, among other duties, Ariela has been responsible for the overall coordination of missions, the contact with US institutions, Jewish federations and donors; a task which not only involves planning and logistics but also direct contact with people through Jewish Community briefings, Jewish general sightseeing and Institutional touring.
Prior to joining JDC, Ariela obtained degrees in Jewish Studies and Hotel Management, having worked in the hospitality industry for several years, until she decided to devote herself to the Jewish institutional life.
Passionate about Jewish learning, making Jewish connections and sharing Jewish life in Argentina, Ariela also became a licensed Jewish tour guide, tremendously enjoying this experience, and definitely making this tour a highlight in your trip!
Ariela is 45 years old, married and has two children.

Jonathan Jacobson

Shalom!

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István Koteczki

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Danny The Digger

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Following years of research and fresh investigation, this is a heritage route unlike any other in Spain today. Guests will be delighted by intimate dining in a 12th century patio, private concerts, access to expert led tours & panels & luxury accommodations.

From countryside and city, food and memory, exile and belonging, join authors, experts, chefs & musicians on this exclusive journey of a lifetime.

“At The Borders of Memory” May 11-17, 2020. Limited to 25 participants.

Silvia Nardin

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Silvia guides in Italian and English.

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Peter Heuritsch

Peter Heuritsch is a personal, certified guide with the goal of being your cultural mediator and cultural ambassador during your stay in Vienna. He wants to show you the special Viennese way of life, “savoir vivreת” as they say in the city. He does this by sharing both stories and historical facts within his tours. While touring with Peter, you will get to learn about the city through the eyes of a local who was born and raised in Vienna and is very passionate about his work. 

After starting his own business as an art dealer and gallery owner, and working as an entrepreneur in the field of financial consulting and communication training, Peter returned to his passion and love for art and culture. He wants to inspire all visitors who come to see Vienna, and he certainly has the knowledge and skills to do so.

Not only does Peter offer tours inside Vienna, but he is knowledgable about and can accompany you to the beautiful regions around Austria such as, Lower Austria, Salzburg, and Tyrol. If you choose to stay and explore inside Vienna you will find tours revolved around art, cuisine, sightseeing, and museums. You will be able to travel by foot, bicycle, Segway, or Vespa. Peter offers a tour for everyone and is looking forward to share his passions with you.  

 

Julia

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