Winter Packages a Super Deal

Gemütlichkeit recommends Ski Europe's 2002 SuperSki Weeks packages for both skiers and non-skiers. This years program offers Alpine packages priced from $499 to $1159 per person; 17 destinations are $799 or less. The arrangement includes airfare, seven nights hotel with breakfast, and a one-week car rental.

Ski Europe is a reliable, U.S.-owned company that has marketed package vacations to European ski destinations for at least 15 years. The firms president, Richard Davidson, has been a Gemütlichkeit subscriber since 1988.

For reservations and information, go to Ski Trips & European Ski Vacations or call 800-333-5533. To receive Ski Europe's free email newsletter, go to the Ski Europe Website.

Jewish Museum Opens

Berlin's Jewish Museum, one of the city's top tourist attractions for the past three years despite being empty, opens September 9. This first permanent exhibition will offer visitors a journey through German-Jewish history and culture from earliest records to the present. Jewish contributions to German culture will be presented along with the everyday life of regular Jewish citizens, the history of persecution and the new beginning of Jewish life in Germany.

Designed by renowned architect Daniel Libeskind, the buildings dramatic and symbolic architecture has drawn more than 350,000 visitors since 1999 to its empty interiors and unusual exterior.

The museum is at Lindenstrasse 9-14 and will be open daily except on certain religious holidays. Admission will be in the $4 range.