Tag Archives: Holidays

Happy Hannuka

We lit the first candle last night. Of course, we had to go searching for Hannuka candles in the evening, and the first four shops we tried simply ran out. Fortunately, the fifth still had a few packs and we … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Thoughts in Israel

Thanksgiving is not celebrated in Israel, of course. I think this is pretty much a North American holiday? I only know people in the US and Canada who celebrate (and even that’s not on the same dates, I believe). All … Continue reading

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Visiting Acre (Akko) – More Pictures

This is going to be a bit of a funny post and I don’t mean haha funny. It’s about family, holidays, and traveling. But it’s also about politics. If you don’t feel like doing a lot of reading, just scroll … 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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The Wandering Israelis

It’s August, extremely hot, and yet we keep getting phone calls from people who want to vacation in Eilat. You see, our phone number is very similar to that of a popular youth hostel in Eilat, and we keep getting … Continue reading

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Action Loaded Weekend

We’ve had the big Lag Ba’Omer bonfire night on Friday, which was a huge success. About 50 people all in all (well, half of them were kids), lots of food and conversation. My feet were killing me by the end … Continue reading

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Preparing for Lag Ba’Omer

We barely had a full normal week and wham, the next holiday is upon us! At least this one is a fun one, and celebrating it has turned into a small tradition in our family. Lag Ba’Omer is about some … Continue reading

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Israel’s 60th Independence Day – Some Pictures

It’s been almost two weeks by now, but better late than never! It’s not a whole lot of pictures anyway, but it does give me a chance to try out the new gallery plugin I installed 😉 I am still … Continue reading

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