Category Archives: Photography

White Nights, Red (Letter) Days

No doubt many of you have been wondering where I had disappeared to and what I have been up to over the past couple of months. Wonder no more. All shall be revealed.      🙂 Earlier this month, my … Continue reading

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Remembrance and Beyond: Commemorating the Holocaust – Part 5

Tuesday, January 28th – the culmination of our journey. We were supposed to set out for Geneva from our hotel in Sévrier (0verlooking Lake Annecy) at 10 a.m. Unfortunately, there was no bus. It was never all that clear what happened … Continue reading

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Remembrance and Beyond: Commemorating the Holocaust – Part 3

In Germany at the end of January, it doesn’t get light until almost 8 a.m. Accordingly, when I awoke on Sunday, January 26th, it was not until I had washed and dressed that I threw open the curtains – and … Continue reading

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Return to Mamilla

Last week, I took a walk down Mamilla Avenue, my favourite shopping mall (insofar as I can be said to have a favourite shopping mall, since I actually hate shopping). I had birthday presents to buy and the Mamilla open air … Continue reading

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The Show’s Not Over Till The Fat Lady Sings

Those of you who read my last post, The City in White, may be wondering if I made it safely to the Opera in Tel Aviv and back. Well, never fear. I did. I took everyone’s advice and went by … Continue reading

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The City in White

The snow has come! I awoke to the news that snow was falling heavily in Jerusalem. I rushed to the window – not before turning on the heating and wrapping myself up well in my dressing-gown, and an extra fleece … Continue reading

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I’m Talking About Jerusalem

When I first moved to the East Talpiot neighbourhood, shortly after making aliyah thirty-eight years ago, what is today the Armon Hanatziv promenade was nothing but a stony ridge overlooking the Old City of Jerusalem, where I used to go to … Continue reading

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