Friday March 13, 2020 in Jerusalem

Jerusalem Friday morning is usually bustling. This morning March 13, 2020 I walked the whole length of Jaffa Street, the main road of Jerusalem.  No voice. No visage.  Terem is empty Zion square is empty Caffe Ne’eman is emptyBen Yehuda is practically empty Coffee Bean is emptyMain Superpharm is empty (no alcohol gel)Kaffit […]

Ilan Ramon

“From space, Israel looks just like it is: very small and very beautiful” – Ilan Ramon 17 years ago on February 1st 2003, we lost Col. Ilan Ramon, an Israeli Air Force fighter pilot & Israel’s 1st astronaut for NASA. Ramon was the space shuttle payload specialist of STS-107, the […]

MLK

#MLK “I see Israel as one of the great outposts of democracy in the world, and a marvelous example of what can be done, how desert land can be transformed into an oasis of brotherhood and democracy.” – Dr. Martin Luther King Source: Israel Defense Forces

Frank Sinatra

Legendary singer and actor Frank Sinatra was born #OnThisDay December 12, 1915. Sinatra was a lifelong supporter of the State of Israel and a faithful friend to the Jewish people. In 1943, he performed in Ben Hecht’s “We Will Never Die” pageant at Madison Square Garden to raise the American […]

Golda Meir

• May 3, 1898, born Golda Mabovitch in Kiev • 1906, Golda moved from Kiev to Milwaukee, Wisconsin • 1916-1917, Golda attended what is now the University of Wisonsin-Milwaukee • 1921, Golda and her husband, Morris Meyerson, moved from the U.S. to a kibbutz • May 14, 1948, Golda was […]