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Israel, Day six

Today, we began our trip to the north with a drive west through Tel Aviv and then north. Our first stop was Caesarea, where we saw the Roman ruins and the theater that Herod built. I think Avi really got … Continue reading

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Israel, days four and five

Sunday, again, had its ups and downs. We had a fill in guide because David had to take a law school exam. Asaf Salomon was our fill in and we really lucked out. He does all of the VIP tours … Continue reading

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Israel, Days two and three

Friday certainly had its ups and downs. We began the day with our tour guide David Landau meeting us at our apartment. We got things together and we cabbed to Ir David, or the City of David. David (our tour … Continue reading

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Israel, Day 1

As some have already seen from my photo postings, we are in Israel. Things went pretty well on Wednesday. We arrived at the airport about when we planned. Amazingly we made it through check-in and security very fast which gave … Continue reading

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Long and Winding in Israel

After many months of planning, the time is about here and the Goldwassers are going to Israel. The excitement is certainly building in the kids. Even Avi who has been somewhat indifferent to the whole thing has been showing his … Continue reading

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Nowhere Man

This is a very hard blog post for me to write. I have agonized over this for a very long time and even now, as I sit down to write, I am almost at a loss for words. Let me … Continue reading

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שלום על ישראל

It is very hard to believe but seven months from today Marsha, the kids, and I, and my in-laws will be landing in Israel. It is hard to believe that is actually going to happen (we have the airline tickets … Continue reading

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From Rutgers Hillel

Friends, please take a moment to read this important update from my friend and the Director of Rutgers Hillel, Andrew Getraer. If you can watch Fox News tonight at 9 please do so.   Dear Friends of Rutgers Hillel: We held … Continue reading

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Williamsburg Days 4&5

The last two days have been pretty good! On Wednesday we went to Jamestown, which is the site of the first permanent settlement in North America. There are two different places to go there and with our flex ticket we … Continue reading

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Williamsburg Day 3

What a difference a day makes! Today was a hot day! Not sweltering, but just plain hot. Bright and sunny. Thank God there is a lot of shade at Williamsburg so it was not so bad. The boys wanted to … Continue reading

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