Tag Archives: Jerusalem

“Ah Vort is Ah Vort”

Anyone who ever invited Reb Shlomo (ZTz”L) to a gathering, concert, retreat or any other event knows that Reb Shlomo was almost always late. Shlomo lived in a different time zone than the rest of the world and in his … Continue reading

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111011 – Jews Are From Jupiter

I entered Yom Kippur this year in an emotional state of despair. It was not so much that in two weeks I am going to have my right foot amputated, I have reconciled myself with that, it was the overwhelming … Continue reading

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Yom Yerushalayim – 5771

My first wife Kathy A”H worked as the English secretary (1969-72) for Teddy Kollek, the mayor of Jerusalem and he gave her this photo. It was a picture of the first wall that was taken down after the Six Day War … Continue reading

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Pro-Israel companies we should support

PLEASE SUPPORT ALL THESE COMPANIES; THEY ALL SUPPORT ISRAEL IN MORE WAYS THAN YOU THINK. *** Israel’s country prefix on SKU bar codes is ‘729’. You will typically only see it on imported foods and not the products listed below…as many … Continue reading

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I CAN’T BELIEVE

I can believe that the world is against us. If you are a student of Torah, then all you have to do is read the book of Deuteronomy and it is clear that, under certain conditions, Israel will suffer at the hands … Continue reading

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To Give Thanks

When I owned a restaurant in Jerusalem in the 80’s, we did a big Thanksgiving business with transplanted Americans, as well as young American men and women studying in Israel. While a great many of them were orthodox and not … Continue reading

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Selichot Night – 40 years ago

It was the summer of 1970 and I met Kathy at her cousin Benji’s wedding. Benji was marrying Elliot an LA Jew and one of my closest friends. Kathy was designated by Benji to travel over the next week with … Continue reading

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