I know I am bad. Here i am on the bus heading to Old Montreal and there is a father and daughter and they are distraught about something and are talking in frantic Arabic. I say” Do you need help?” Yes they do . They have taken the wrong bus and are lost. I say […]
Last year on this day i left Formentera and the beach and returned to Israel after a number of years absence . I love Israel and again i felt like it was home. Over 35 years ago i left after serving in the army and started my 30 year business Incredible Records after an idea […]
“It happened, so it can happen again. That is the essence of what we have to say.” – Primo Levi Some people have accused me of being fanatical about being Jewish . Naw …but i am suspicious and curious because all my life i have been at a loss to explain anti semitism. I just […]
. This is not meant to aggrandize my relationship with Leonard. We knew each other but not well. We never hung out together except that once… I lived just down the street from him on St Dominique and we would see each other in passing both of us bundled up against the frost and cold.I […]
Trust me to find an Israeli on this Island I was at the Hippie Market and an artisan friend pointed to a woman and said ,”She is Israeli ” so i went up to her and spoke Hebrew and immediately the two Jews on the island were gabbing about everything as Jews tend to do […]
When i flew into Israel last month it was late and i soon found out the 1000 shekel bill i had was not in circulation anymore and i found myself starving and in Tel Aviv around midnight in front of what i was assured was the best falafel stand in Israel.I counted out all the […]
The bounty of food in Israel is amazing and the appreciation of fresh and wonderful food is very keen.
A Chanukah Story Many years ago when serving in the Israeli army it was the day before Chanukah and we were worked hard doing obstacle courses and taking apart Uzi’s blindfolded and putting them back together in fast time and living on very short sleep. The picture taken on the left was 10 minutes after […]