Monthly Archives: September 2008

Uh Oh

We just found out today that our kids are going on one long holiday as of tomorrow. It’s Rosh Hashana tomorrow, then another weekend, then Yom Kippur, a weekend and the long holiday of Sukkot. So, our school decided to … Continue reading

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Autumn Winds

We went to the first of the two weddings last night and it was absolutely magnificent. It’s been a while since we’ve been emotionally moved by a wedding ceremony like we were last night. It was a very unusual wedding, … Continue reading

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Asaf Needs a Kidney

Asaf is an Israeli teenager who has recently been diagnosed with permanent kidney failure. His family is looking for a live donor who can donate a kidney to Asaf. Donor must be of blood type O or B – it’s … Continue reading

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So, What Were You Looking For?

Internet traffic is a strange thing. As a webmaster, I always check to see how people got to my site, through which search engines and which search terms. Some funny ones for this blog, I admit. Since some of them … Continue reading

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Festive Rosh HaShana Week

Next week it’s Rosh Ha’Shana, the Jewish New Year Eve. I think it’s Monday evening. This year, we’re having a week of celebrations pretty much, as we’re ending this year with a wedding, then starting the next year with anotherĀ  … Continue reading

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Our Trip to the US – Change of Plans

We’re still going! Very much so, even, but we’re thinking about making some changes. Apparently, return flights where you fly to and back from the same destination are much cheaper than one-ways. That means that flying to Tucson from London … Continue reading

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Wrapping Up Another Crazy Week

The good news is that the kids are in school. And they’re fairly happy there, so it seems. This new school is very different from the schools we had back when I was growing up. Ron, the first-grader, can choose … Continue reading

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Happy New School Year

I confess. I was probably a lot more nervous about the start of the new school year than the kids were. I blame it on my own personal trauma of spending years in the schools of the Israeli Education System … Continue reading

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