Tag Archives: Reb Shlomo Carlebach

“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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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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