Monthly Archives: April 2019

MORE, Re: The Skeleton in Independence Park

This morning, as I was answering emails and eating breakfast, my eldest came downstairs to get ready for work. He said, “Dad, I read your skeleton article and if I didn’t know that you were really trying to make a … Continue reading

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Sukkot 2019 in Jerusalem. 16 days, Just $945!!

You can be in Jerusalem for Sukkot this year and experience the feast in a whole new way while being obedient to the command to ‘go up.’ Price of just $945 USD includes lodging and two meals per day as … Continue reading

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Committing an act of war….

We were sitting in the Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv last night waiting for our flight. Kelly was using the time to catch up on some reading when she read a quote out loud. While the author is not … Continue reading

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The Skeleton in Independence Park

She got under my skin and I was getting angry. She didn’t mean to as she leaned across the table with pointed questions. It was not her very direct interrogation that was more appropriate for cross examining a hostile witness, … Continue reading

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Pesach Shabbat

Today, the Ani Yosef team slept in from a late Pesach Seder, then we dug in the Word this morning. Discussion took us many places, beginning in the Torah portion. Then, this afternoon we drove to Independence Park in Jerusalem … Continue reading

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Busy, busy!

Jerusalem is always special, but this trip with Ani Yosef us more special than most! Besides multiple days of clean up, we planned, prepared for and hosted a wedding… all in a two day timespan. Details and lots of pics … Continue reading

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Wonderful weekend in Tiberius

Some places are special. Some people are special. Occasionally, you get both and this weekend in Tiberius was one of those double wins! Since last year when we dropped in on Avi to visit for an afternoon, I have wanted … Continue reading

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Welcome (back) to Israel!

The journey always has some sort of hiccup or two, but each time it is so very ‘worth it.’ As I woke this morning, hearing birds chirping outside Avigail’s window, I took a deep breath, stretched and remembered, “I’m in … Continue reading

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Almost wheels up!

Today began with finishing some light office work, final packing and heading to the airport. Waiting now to board an overnighter to Rome, then a short hop to Tel Aviv before driving to a B&B in Tiberius. Excitement, relief, planning, … Continue reading

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Packing for Pesach…

Finally‚Ķ. As with the last few trips to Israel, the anticipation begins building months in advance to the point now that I simply cannot wait to board the plane, have a glass of wine and go to sleep!! A real … Continue reading

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