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Walking on Apollonia beach

Apollonia National Park and Beach

Apollonia National Park has it all: wondrous flora on the unique kurkar cliffs- yellow primrose, sea lavender, impressive ruins from the last 2600 years, a Crusader fortress and a magnficent beach.

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Goings-on

In this new section I will try to relate directly to current events and proceedings in the ever-churning, boiling, bubbling cauldron of our political and social reality today. I’ll try to keep posts short.

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Mindroll

New articles will show up here. Keep posted. Subscribe to the newsletter. Here is a link to “Mindroll“. 

 

 

 

 

Israel's Best

This section is “under construction”. Much much more is yet to come about my beloved country. Keep posted. Subscribe! Here is a link to Israel’s Best page.

Yashar and friends hauling a huge rock out of Ein Sapir Springn using wooden boards

Ein Sapir, Judean Hills – Rescuing a Spring

Ein Sapir Rescuing a Spring   Before After Top: Ein Sapir pre-restoration (2010). The rocks were dumped by a D-9 bulldozer which was doing construction work on the road above the spring, disregarding its existence. Bottom: Ein Sapir spring today (2020), post-restoration. The spring provides recreation, refreshment and spiritual renewal to many.  Ein Sapir – Rescuing a Spring Yashar and

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David playing the harp. Gaza synagogue. Good Samaritan Museum

Good Samaritan Museum – Jewish/Christian Heritage

The Good Samaritan Museum in the Judean Desert provides a platform for interreligious reconciliation between Christians, Jews and Samaritans. The place served as an inn and way station for travelers, pilgrims and armies since ancient times. The museum features precious Byzantian mosaics from the three religions.

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Working and socializing in the greenhouse. Kaima Organic Farm

Kaima Organic Farm – A Win-Win-Win Enterprise

Kaima Organic Farm is a sustainable model for the future: a win-win-win situation for the planet, the country, the consumers and the dropout kids who work on the farm. It is also a model for renewal of the pinoeer spirit in a new format.

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Yashar and friends hauling a huge rock out of Ein Sapir Springn using wooden boards

Ein Sapir, Judean Hills – Rescuing a Spring

Ein Sapir Rescuing a Spring   Before After Top: Ein Sapir pre-restoration (2010). The rocks were dumped by a D-9 bulldozer which was doing construction work on the road above the spring, disregarding its existence. Bottom: Ein Sapir spring today (2020), post-restoration. The spring provides recreation, refreshment and spiritual renewal to many.  Ein Sapir – Rescuing a Spring Yashar and

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David playing the harp. Gaza synagogue. Good Samaritan Museum

Good Samaritan Museum – Jewish/Christian Heritage

The Good Samaritan Museum in the Judean Desert provides a platform for interreligious reconciliation between Christians, Jews and Samaritans. The place served as an inn and way station for travelers, pilgrims and armies since ancient times. The museum features precious Byzantian mosaics from the three religions.

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Incredible India

This section is “under construction”. Much much more is yet to come about my trip to Incredible India. Keep posted. Subscribe! Here is a link to the Incredible India page.

Sunrise over Mumbai Bay view from Sea Shore Hotel

24 Hours in Mumbai – Train, Boat, Taxi, Feet

My 24 hours in Mumbai were rich in experiences and human encounters – the train (un)expected ordeal, hotel and dining, and then the awesome Elaphanta Island caves, boat ride, climb. Even the taxi trip to the airport was illuminating.

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Saving the Planet One Cow Dung at a Time – Part 1

Cows are holy, but are women collecting cow dung doing sacred work, or dirtwork? First post on topic gives background on cows, “cow products” and recommends opening the mind. In Appendix you can witness a funny encounter regarding holy cows at the Israeli-Indian interphase.

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Saving the Planet One Cow Dung at a Time, India – Part 2

Cows are holy, goddesses are revered, female pilots fly commercial, but are millions of rural women collecting cow dung doing sacred work, or dirty shitwork? Ecological, financial value of rural women’s work is high, but they don’t own anything. Academics give conflicting views on how the work is perceived in the community and by the women.

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Sunrise over Mumbai Bay view from Sea Shore Hotel

24 Hours in Mumbai – Train, Boat, Taxi, Feet

My 24 hours in Mumbai were rich in experiences and human encounters – the train (un)expected ordeal, hotel and dining, and then the awesome Elaphanta Island caves, boat ride, climb. Even the taxi trip to the airport was illuminating.

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Poetry

More poetry is yet to come. Keep posted. Subscribe to the newsletter. Here is a link to the poetry page

Timely Considerations

Help!!!
Time is killing me
One minute at a time
And nobody comes to my aid.
All manuals fail,
Parents aren’t here to kiss it better

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Nine Lives

Look at the dead cat’s body
Sprawled on your neighborhood street
For ten minutes.

Look straight
Don’t blink.

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Timely Considerations

Help!!!
Time is killing me
One minute at a time
And nobody comes to my aid.
All manuals fail,
Parents aren’t here to kiss it better

Read More »

Nine Lives

Look at the dead cat’s body
Sprawled on your neighborhood street
For ten minutes.

Look straight
Don’t blink.

Read More »

Timely Considerations

Help!!!
Time is killing me
One minute at a time
And nobody comes to my aid.
All manuals fail,
Parents aren’t here to kiss it better

Read More »

Nine Lives

Look at the dead cat’s body
Sprawled on your neighborhood street
For ten minutes.

Look straight
Don’t blink.

Read More »

 

Galleries

Since a big part of this website is dedicated to world traveling, this collection of photo galleries is focused on the beauty, variety and creativity of the Land of Israel. An emphasis on the desert will soon be balanced with more pictures from the North and Center.

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