Category Archives: Life in Israel

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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  So, I think mine is going to remain unpublished.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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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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