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Happy 100 Tel Aviv!

Last night Rita and I gathered in Rabin Square in Tel Aviv to celebrate its 100 year birthday.  For us the night was even more special as it is the last time we will be in the city together before … Continue reading

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A walk in the Moshav

Rita and I often go for walks in our moshav and most of the time we forget the camera. Fortunately, on our most recent walk we remembered the camera because it is the most beautiful time of year here. The … Continue reading

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Another Dead Sea hike – Nahal Zeelim

This weekend Jon and Carrie invited us on a hike close to the Dead Sea.  I have heard people say that Mitzpe Ramon is the Grand Canyon of Israel but to me the topography on this hike represented the Grand … Continue reading

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Vegetables

You have probably heard us talk about how cheap and good vegetables and fruits are here in Israel.  I finally decided to take a picture of how cheap they are.  Here is what you can get in Israel for between … Continue reading

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The proof is in the pudding

And in this case the pudding is in the picture. If you haven’t guessed we made it safely back from our trip to London and Paris.  Jon and Carrie were kind enough to yet again watch Waldo and Chaya.  And … Continue reading

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Jerusalem – The Kotel Tunnels and the Mount of Olives

Through our time in Israel we have come to love Jerusalem.  I have been thinking about why we love it so much, and quite honestly it is extremely difficult to explain.  From an architectural perspective the buildings are not grand, … Continue reading

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A hike in Ein Gedi

While missiles were landing in Kiryat Gat, Rita, Jon, Carrie, and I were enjoying a nice hike at Ein Gedi Nature Reserve.  I guess we chose a good day for a hike. Ein Gedi is a desert oasis close to … Continue reading

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Disproportionate use of force (Updated)

Disproportionate use of force With the ongoing operation in Gaza, Israel has recently come under pressure from the international community in regards to what leaders and the media are saying is “disproportionate” use of force.  With the death toll in … Continue reading

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Everything is still ok

It is a rainy day in Israel and everything is still ok here on the moshav.  The missile attacks from Gaza are ongoing and several areas in Beer Sheba have been hit – but there have been no deaths.  This … Continue reading

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Recent Events – Israel (Operation in Gaza)

By this point I am sure all of our readers have heard about the current situation in southern Israel and Gaza.  It is now the third day of an Israeli operation which to this point has been an aerial assault … Continue reading

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