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Israel, Part III

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 Andrew’s visit: Tel Aviv, the grottos at Rosh HaNikra, Lebanese and Syrian borders at Mt. Bental in the Golan Heights, Roman ruins and aqueducts at Caesarea, Jerusalem, Bedouin tents in Arad, climbing Masada, the Dead Sea, Tel Aviv & Yaffo.  Lots of pictures…

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Israel, Part II

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The best of the rest: Memorial Day, Independence Day, family & friends!

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June Schedule

May 28-June 5: Andrew visits Israel!

June 6-7: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

June 8-10: Salvador, Brazil

June 11-12: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

June 13-14: Iguazu Falls, Brazil

June 15: Iguazu Falls, Argentina

June 16-19: Buenos Aires, Argentina

June 20-22: Cuzco/Machu Picchu, Peru

June 23-25: Arequipa, Peru

June 26-27: Lima, Peru

June 28: Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA!!

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Israel, Part I

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Between trips, I’ve been coming home to Israel.  And counting my various relatives, friends, family friends, Gidon, and the apartment I am renting in Jerusalem, there are quite a few homes to come home to.  It has been wonderful to be here – seeing friends, hiking, beach-ing, volunteering, and dusting off my Hebrew.  Despite having spent approximately 2+ years of my life here, spread out amongst well over a dozen trips, there are so many uncharted corners of the country.  I’ve explored Byzantine ruins, mountain hikes, clear springs, cities, and neighborhoods that I’d previously never been to.  I’ve had a bizarre number of “small world” encounters, met people from communities with which I’ve never before  engaged, and am reminded every day how much I love Israel  – though  the old woman at the bus stop might push you down to get ahead of you in line, no one is more hospitable than the people of Israel – from free cab rides to Jerusalem when I was having visa trouble to take-out restaurants offering to return my call so it would be free, Happy almost 63rd Birthday Israel!

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May Schedule

May 2 –  Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, Israel

May 7 –  Ari arrives in Israel!

May 9 – Yom Hazikaron, Memorial Day, Israel

May 10 –  Yom Ha’atzmaut, Independence Day, Israel

May 10-13 –  Istanbul, Turkey

May 14 – Ephesus, Turkey

May 15-17 –  Dubrovnik, Croatia

May 18-20 –  Elafiti Islands, Croatia

May 28 – Andrew arrives in Israel!


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April Schedule

April 4-7: Rome, Italy

April 8-11: Marrakech & Essaouira, Morocco

Passover and the rest of April: Israel!

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Liron’s Wedding

March 1st, 2011  – Beit Chanan, Israel

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