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TV in Israel

It’s Saturday night and I am wrapping up yet another weekend by sitting on the couch and watching American Idol.  Although I have been doing this for a year now, it is still weird for me to have to go … Continue reading

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London part 1

Well, we are finally back!!!  Actually we’ve been back for a while and I’ve been writing this post for a while.  Honestly, there is just so much to say that I don’t know where to start and I kind of … Continue reading

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Suggestions anyone?

There are two things that Chaya is completely fascinated with.  First and foremost is, of course, eating.  She is always on the look out for pita, hummus, bread and whatever else people left behind.  There is no two second rule … Continue reading

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Israel Bucket list

As I have previously posted my Israel assignment is going to be shorter than expected.  How much shorter?  No idea.  I am guessing we will be back sometime within next 6 month and that’s the best estimation I have.  The … Continue reading

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Hiking in the Ramon Crater

It’s been a while since our last post, and a few things have happened.  First, we got some news from my work and we might be leaving Israel much sooner than expected.  We are still not exactly sure when, the … Continue reading

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And life goes on

Well, I actually wrote a draft of a political post.  After I read the draft again, I realized that it sounds just like David’s post.  So, I think mine is going to remain unpublished.  Since David and I talk about … Continue reading

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I’m baaackk!

I am finally back in Israel.  I flew in last night and let me tell you…again…it is a damn long flight.  It was extra long this time because I was sitting next to an Orthodox Jewish couple, and they pretended … Continue reading

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Howdy from Sunny Arizona

Well, I have been in the US for about a week now.  I thought I would be blogging all the time because I would be bored in my hotel room.   Thankfully, that has not been the case at all.  It … Continue reading

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Full cavity search aka Israeli airport security

First thing I want to mention is that 12 hour flights are very painful, especially when you can’t sleep.  Oh, but it doesn’t end at 12, 12 is only Tel-Aviv to Newark and I have another 6 from Newark to … Continue reading

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Exploring the Negev…again – Aqrabbim’s Ascent

Last weekend, we went for another hike down in the Negev Desert.  When we did the hike in the Small Makhtesh, 2 weeks ago, we made a mental note of some of the trail heads we saw.  So this past … Continue reading

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