Monthly Archives: October 2008

Leaving on the jet plane

We’re on our way to Rome!!!  Yippee!!!  We will write an update as soon as we get back.  I really have not had time to get excited for our trip.  I am sure I will as soon as I get … Continue reading

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Strays in Israel

I know, it’s been a while since I’ve posted.  Good thing Dave is picking up my slack.  Honestly, I have not been in a good mood lately.  Mostly due to the German Shepherd living on our porch now.  It is … Continue reading

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Operation German Shepherd

This was an eventful morning.  When the alarm went off at 5:30 I was too sleepy to go running with Rita.  She went along without me and I had just woken up when she returned around 7.  I heard her … Continue reading

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Jerusalem – The City of David – Beer Sheva and Mamshit Market

It has been awhile since we have written about what we have been doing lately.  I am way behind on the updates so I am going to write about a few of our recent trips here. A few weekends ago … Continue reading

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The cost of some common items in Israel

One of the questions we get a lot from our friends and family in the states is how much do things cost in Israel?  Here is a short list of a few common items and the average prices we have … Continue reading

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Sukkot

Believe it or not, today is another holiday.  Yes, three in a row!!! Sukkot (not to be mistaken with suck it) means huts in Hebrew.   The holiday lasts 7 days, but most people only “observe” the first day.  During Sukkot, … Continue reading

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A special day in Chaya’s life

Ok, so this is the third attempt at the blog post today.  I am just not in touch with my creative genius today (not sure if I ever am, but please keep your opinions to yourself).  Since, I don’t feel … Continue reading

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Surviving Yom Kippur

While most people would say “surviving” Yom Kippur because they are fasting (including no drinking) for 25 hours, I am saying it because there is nothing to do. But before I do some more complaining, I want to say a … Continue reading

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Tel Megiddo and Hiking in the Galilee

Perhaps the biggest thing we miss from Colorado is the hiking.  The terrain in Israel certainly can’t match the rockies but it has also been too hot to get out and really enjoy the trails.  Recently it has cooled off … Continue reading

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Yoav Yehuda Wine Festival

Well, here is another post that is way overdue.  While my parents were here, I found out about a wine festival in Ein Hemed National Park near Jerusalem.  We were not sure what to expect, but decided to give it … Continue reading

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