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The Month Of Maying

If anyone was thinking May was any less hectic than the two previous months – think again!  Besides Independence Day, I had another study trip with Yad Yitzchak Ben Zvi (the last of the current season), appeared in two concerts … Continue reading

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April Journal – Part 2 (a.k.a. April in May)

I promised my readers a second post, describing the other events of April – or, at least, the first half of April but, as so often happens, after starting to write, I took a break for a couple of days, … Continue reading

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Fabulous February

February was scarcely less busy than the previous month – starting with a concert, continuing with an opera the very next day, then another field trip, and ending with a very special party. I will start with the concert. As … Continue reading

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Catching Up

I am back! Yes, after a long period of silence, I have returned – with a brand new, powerful  computer which, hopefully, won’t keep crashing and with Windows 10, which, hopefully, will allow me to post pictures without causing the … Continue reading

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A Double Dose of Leonard Bernstein

As I mentioned in a previous post, last week my choir appeared in two concerts. On Sunday March 22nd, the massed forces of the Jerusalem Oratorio Choir and the Israel Chamber Orchestra, with soloists Daniela Skorka and Yair Polishook, opened the Jerusalem … Continue reading

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Things That Made Me Sad, Things That Made Me Mad and Things That Made Me Glad

It’s going to be a mixed bag of goods this week. Since my last post, a three-month-old Jewish baby, Haya Ziessel Braun, has been murdered in Jerusalem by a “Palestinian” terrorist, who deliberately rammed his vehicle into a crowd of … Continue reading

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Pray for the Peace of Jerusalem

What has the Pope got to do with the Jerusalem Oratorio Choir’s annual Gala concert which took place almost two weeks ago, and how is any of this connected to the longer-than-usual gap between posts on this blog? Well, to begin with, … Continue reading

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