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"Don't count the days, make the days count."
These giant deck chairs can be seen on Frishman beach in Tel Aviv with their heart warming messages.   I was in a contemplative mood today.  I was thinking back to August 2014 when my husband was asked by his employer whether we would like to live in Tel Av...

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Museum on the beach
This is a great initiative by the Tel Aviv Museum of Art in collaboration with the Municipality of Tel Aviv-Yafo and Atarim to bring reproductions of selective works of art into the public space.  In this case, nine works of art which are currently on displ...

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Igael Tumarkin ~ יגאל תומרקין
Igael Tumarkin 's sculpture entitled Holocaust and Revival has a prominent place in the center of Rabin Square in Tel Aviv.  It is a very visually pleasing work of art.  In the photograph above, an ecological pool with water lilies can be seen adjacent to t...

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Shabbat ~ Sabbath ~ שַׁבָּת
Observing the closing havdalah ritual in 14th-century Spain. Author Unknown - Detail from a miniature in the Barcelona Haggadah, British Library Add MS 14761, fol. 26.  This work is in the public domain. BL Add MS 14761 The working week in Israel is from Su...

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Making the world a better place one limb at a time ...
This blog is about an up-lifting and inspirational article I just read on the BBC.  It was first reported by Zoe Kleinman , technology reporter in December 2016.  The article is entitled, " The garden shed full of helping hands ".  It tells the story of two...

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Independence Day ~ Yom Ha'atzmaut ~ יום העצמאות
 A selection of photographs from the spectacular 2017 Yom Ha'atzmaut IAF aerobatics display and flypast of different types of aircraft.  In the skies above Tel Aviv the aerobatic display started at around midday followed by the flypast and it went on for ab...

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Yom Hazikaron ~ Memorial Day ~ יוֹם הַזִּכָּרוֹן
This is a symbol of the eternal flame which is associated with Yom Hazikaron. At sunset on the 30th April Yom Hazikaron will begin and Israeli flags will be flown at half-mast.  Memorial Day is Israel's official Remembrance Day when people will remember fal...

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Holocaust Memorial Day ~ יום השואה
Today is Holocaust Memorial Day.  At ten o'clock this morning sirens sounded across Israel and there was a two minutes silence as a mark of respect as people remembered six million Jewish men, women and children who were killed during the Holocaust.  One do...

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Holocaust Memorial Day ~ יום השואה
Today is Holocaust Memorial Day.  At ten o'clock this morning sirens sounded across Israel and there was a two minutes silence as a mark of respect as people remembered six million Jewish men, women and children who were killed during the Holocaust.  One do...

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Holocaust Memorial Day ~ יום הזיכרון לשואה ולגבורה
Today is Holocaust Memorial Day.  At ten o'clock this morning sirens sounded across Israel and there was a two minutes silence as people remembered Jewish men, women and children who died during the Holocaust.  This evening at seven o'clock the sirens will ...
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