Tag Archive: Family

Celebrate

“The art of growing old is the art of being regarded by the oncoming generations as a support and not as a stumbling-block”. Yesterday my wife and I were privileged to attend the 100th Birthday party of Mrs. Ilsa Stein who was born in Germany on November 11, 1914. She moved to “Palestine” in the …

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Grandparents Day-A well kept secret

Yesterday- September 7th was Grandparents Day in the United States. Not well known here or in the more than the dozen other places that observe it, it is intended to thank grandparents for showing their grandchildren the proper way. Jonny Prill of Chula Vista, California wrote the official song for Grandparents Day called: “A song …

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My grandkids surprised me

  Last night I was surprised when my son and daughter in-law and their three children walked through the door. They live in Phoenix, about 2,600 miles from New York. Family is great especially at this time of year. Unfortunately our girls at the Lev Lalev Orphanage in Netanya, Israel don’t have the same blessings. …

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Humpty Dumpy

  Yesterday my daughter Devorah and granddaughter Yehudis visited Kever Rochel( tomb of Rachel) in honor of Yehudis’ upcoming Bat Mitzvah .As they were about to board the bus to return home,the police stationed at this holy site in Beit Lechem (Bethlehem) commanded all the civilians to get up against the wall. Fortunately there was …

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