Welcome to my Adventures and Travels

Here I am in the waning days of my youth, and it’s about time I shared some stories with you.
One of my mottos is “Every day is a new adventure.” The problem is, if I spent all my time writing about my adventures, I’d have no time to have them. That’s a dilemma.

Our first real-time adventure will be in Israel.

I think I’ll approach this like a journalist. Get the stories in real time into the “Israel” category. The other articles with commentary will go into the “Journal” category.

You know?  The newspapers have got Israel all wrong.

Look, the news media has to sell papers, so they don’t mind sensationalizing their stories with misleading information that appeals to mobs of people. Misinformation is especially prevalent when they report on Israel.

We all remember the reports of horrific events of October 7, 2023. By October 8, 2023, anti-Israel protests began taking to the streets in many countries. News media and politicians saw these demonstrators taking over the streets. Guess which audience it was easiest to pander to.

Believe it or not, despite the noise of mobs of protestors, bits and pieces of the truth still pop up from time to time. That’s why you need to sign up for my newsletter over there on the left. Get a brand new perspective based upon what is really happening.


Adventures In Israel

Two AM

military aircraft

Whew!  An attack is coming.  It looks like an invitation to all out war on all of Israel’s fronts; Iran and Iraq  to the East, Yemen to the South,  Syria and Hezbullah to the North, and there is still Gaza to the West,   A drone and missile attack. Looks like I’ll be up all night. What a Way To Start an Adventure.

What A Way To Start An Adventure

What A Way To Start An Adventure: It’s only two days since I arrived in Israel, and I am stilling feeling jetlagged. It’s Saturday, Shabbat, the Sabbath. I managed to wake up early, and go to a synagogue that Shai (my airbnb host) and I found yesterday evening. There was a bar mitzvah. So the synagogue was not overly crowded, but a lot of people were there. Except for one segment, the bar mitzvah boy read the entire parashah.  And he read it well.

Getting Around

I didn’t sleep much last night.  I waited for a drone and missile attack that didn’t happen in Pardes Hannah. To begin my volunteerhood, I had to go to Or Akiva.  So that was the first adventure.  I had to learn which was the right bus to get on, and I had to learn how to use the Rav Kav card to pay. With help from good people all around, I got to the destination.

Volunteering – Of Hope And Love

Combat Soldiers Volunteering At Meir Panim

I have been doing volunteer work at Meir Panim in Or Akiva. It is a a non-profit organization that aids low-income / no-income families. The number of clientele picked up dramatically when the war started. There are, today, thousands of refugees who left their homes in the northern part of Israel.

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