Stories about my childhood growing up in Detroit, my college and graduate school years in chemistry living in Portland OR, my clinical chemistry research years spent in LA, my gemologist years spent in New York City, and lastly my years in Israel with my wife. Theseare the stories, Ideas and events which shaped my life as an orthodox jew, and those who helped me find my way...
What's in the lift?
The story of our lift to Israel, it was expected to arrive the week beforepassover, then corona happened; passover came and went,then the lift arrived with all our passover stuff. I guessthe 30 haggadahs will just have to wait until next passover.... ...
The Passover Seder song of Dayenu calls out to me this yearas our unique situation of having just moved to Israel coincides with the first global pandemic.
Several years ago I traveled to Israel to visit my daughter.My arrival was met with unexpected challenges, but with a cry into the heavens for help, all worked out just fine.
One of the first hurtles in the Alyiah journey you won't be able to avoid is getting your documents apostilled.
The Big jump
Karen and I made the Big jump to Israel. The world isfaced with a pandemic. Everyone on the planet is staringinto a huge unknown..
Competition at Brennan Pools- Pies & Flies
During my late teen swimming years, I spent my summer months swimming at Brennan Pools in Detroit. Once a summer we elected to forgo the training, for a competition of a different sort.