One of the surprises for this Ani Yosef trip is that we are having a wedding. Tonight! Yesterday, in unseasonably cool weather, we enjoyed our first full day of trash pickup in an Orthodox suburb near Mt. Herzl train station. In addition to collecting hundreds of bags of trash, we had numerous very pleasant 'thank… Continue reading Picking up trash and wedding prep!
Pieter and Andrea as well as new couple, Jan Wilhelm and Trianka, are celebrating Shabbat with Kelly and me in a B&B in Tiberius. Pieter brought out a box of new songbooks that will be dedicated this week. Cover pictured at left. I'm so excited as these will help 'keep us on the same page'… Continue reading Shabbat Shalom from Israel
Seven days from tonight the Ani Yosef Pesach team will be gathering in Giv'at Ye'arim!! Many will be in Israel as early as Thursday, but we don't converge on the team site until the beginning of Pesach week! We've been planning and waiting with great expectation. We have a smaller team this time which will… Continue reading Countdown!! T-7 (days)
A couple of days ago, my wife asked, "where did these three cute little spoons come from?" Normally very observant, I was surprised that she was just noticing the additions mixed into the teaspoon tray. So, I related the story of how they got there. The third day we were picking up trash in Israel,… Continue reading Souvenirs and memories….
"Next year in Jerusalem!" We say that each year as we finish the Seder.... Well? Pesach is about six months away and this can be the year you celebrate in Jerusalem! Ani Yosef is excited to present the details of our very first Pesach in Israel. You have already read about the amazing time we… Continue reading Pesach 2019 in Jerusalem. Just $825!
My son took copious pictures on the recent Ani Yosef Sukkot 2018 trip. While he would prefer to be in the woods filming or photographing deer and other wildlife, I think he has a terrific eye for capturing moments and characters with his camera. As I scrolled through many of his pics I started thinking… Continue reading Faces of Ani Yosef (Big Gallery!!)