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Roots trip to Germany – Days 4 and 5, Frankfurt and Fuerth

Days 4 and 5 of our trip to Germany had very full itineraries, were very intense, and very emotional. We felt quite wrung out at the end of each day. On Wednesday we travelled to Frankfurt, visiting the Jewish Museum, … Continue reading

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Roots trip to Germany: Day 3

Our third day in Michelstadt centered less around the Jewish and family aspect, and more on the general history and background of the town. Otto and Heidi took us on a lovely tour of the town, viewing the historical center … Continue reading

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Roots trip to Germany: Day 2 continued

Rather than update my previous post I decided to create a new post with more information about the fascinating, intense and emotional day we spent yesterday. Michelstadt Synagogue Going back to our visit to the shul, (which I mentioned in … Continue reading

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Roots trip to Germany: Days 1 and 2

Day 1 Our flight to Germany was uneventful (besides my almost getting lost in Frankfurt airport, but getting lost is nothing unusual for me…) and we were met at the airport by a pre-arranged taxi which took us to our … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Despite the horrible week we’ve just had, or maybe because of it, I feel a need to post a Good News Friday installment this week. My first item dates back thousands of years ago: an ancient skull found in a … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

I missed last week’s Good News Friday post so there’s a bit of catching up to do. I’ll start this week’s post with Israel’s widening diplomatic relations in the Far east.  The Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, arrived in Israel … Continue reading

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