Boulder Beach Reunion

We had such a great time this weekend meeting up with 2 Boulder families on the beach in Tel Aviv!  It was so nice having a connection to a place half way around the world and being together on the Mediterranean for a fun afternoon with our kids in Israel (we have 8 between all […]

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Sophomore Year OVER!

An unforgettable Sophomore year comes to an end!  Josh officially completed 10th grade and I’m sure he will remember this one for the rest of his life! Moving to a different country, starting a new boarding school, and making friends with classmates from around the world. I couldn’t be more proud of how he rose […]

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Holiday Weekend in Eilat

The girls were out of school for the Shavuot holiday, so we headed south to visit Eilat for the first time. It’s an Israeli port and resort town on the Red Sea popular with Israelis and international tourists.  Since the borders are still closed, only Israelis now and expats living here like us.  Eilat is […]

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Coronavirus creates a New Normal in Israel

We knew a big announcement was coming. Last night the Israeli Prime Minister made an announcement to close all non essential businesses in Israel. The countrywide broadcast was all in Hebrew, so we had to rely on friends and check online to know exactly what was happening in our new adopted country. Basically, all stores, […]

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Purim in Israel

One of the best things about living here in Israel is experiencing new traditions and holidays.  While we missed the traditions at home, like Halloween, there is a similar holiday here called Purim.  Like Halloween, people dress in costumes, attend parties and there are lots of sweets!  But, unlike Halloween on one night, these parties […]

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Doctor Visit #3, House Call

If you read my earlier post, you know I had a BAD ear infection.  I wasn’t any better after seeing the private doctor at his apartment and trying to use our state sponsored insurance.  It was Day 5 and I was hurting!  The kids were at school for their normal half day on Fridays, so […]

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Art Scene

One of the best things about living in Tel aviv is the huge art scene. You are surrounded by so many different types of art displayed around the city. Everything from the graffiti to ceremics, wood, textile and mixed medium to name a few. I’ve enjoyed touring the city and keeping my eye on certain […]

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