Category Archives: Letters To A Friend

Letter 7

Dear Art, The other night I took a late-night stroll to the Old City of Jerusalem.  No, this is not something I do on a regular habit.  The other night, however, was Shavuot. I tried learning a holy book in a local yeshiva but I … Continue reading

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Letter 6

Dear Art, Feeling restless this morning, I took a walk towards the prime minister’s residence on Rechov Gaza in Rechavia.  I thought it would be interesting to be near his home when the 11:00 siren went off for Yom Ha-Zikaron … Continue reading

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Letter 5

Dear Art, After one week of not eating any chametz, yesterday I sunk my teeth into an incredibly delicious felafel.  Maoz, a great little felafel joint in the middle of Jerusalem on King George Street, was the scene of my dining pleasure.

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Letter 4

Dear Art, Walking up Jerusalem’s Shmuel HaNagid Street, something I frequently do after work, I noticed something new yesterday.  In addition to the palace-like Christian Monastery and the equally impressive (architecturally) Artist’s House, I noticed a small sign on a building.

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Letter 3

Dear Art, This letter is coming to you from atop Gesher Ha-Meitarim (The Chord Bridge), situated at the main entrance to Jerusalem.  This is where Highway 1 from Tel Aviv enters into Jerusalem. The bridge is shaped (sort of) like … Continue reading

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Letter 2

Dear Art, As you know, there was a terrorist attack in Jerusalem a few weeks ago (on March 23). I’d like to share with you a few recollections of things I saw on that day.

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Letter 1

Dear Art, Since it unfortunately appears that you’re never going to make it to Israel, I decided to start sending you some “letters” via my blog.  In each one I’ll note for you various items that I see each day in Jerusalem.  Although … Continue reading

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