UPDATED 1st October 2022
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1st October 2022
Tel Aviv WaterGen ATP 250 Tennis

For the first time in many years there was an official tennis tournament in Israel. A number of international stars played, including 3 top ranked 20 players Novak Djokovic, Diego Schwatzman and Marin Cilic and another 10 players ranked in the top 50. When we tried to get tickets the quarter, semi and finals were sold out but we we were fortunate to get good seats for the round of 8, where we saw 21 grand slam winner Novak Djokovic play scintillating tennis, including an exciting marathon 11-deuce game against Pablo Andujar which Djokovic later called the 'longest game I have ever played."
Doreen and I have seen 3 Grand Slam events, the USA Open twice and the Australian Open but this was special as the relatively small court  meant we were very close to the play  and could appreciate the amazing speed at which the ball is hit. We thoroughly enjoyed the event and hope that it will take place every year.
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    September 2022 - Doreen's trip to Berlin
    July 2022 - Safari to Tanzania.
    June 2022 - visit to Madeira

    August 2020 - Croatia on the Antares 3
    November 2019 - A visit to Romania
    August 2019 - Sail on the Antares III
    July 2019 - A visit to Paris with Amit and Ilai

    April 2019 - Family Reunion in Tuscany
    September  2018 - A Short Trip to Mont
    July 2018 - Rome, Aviv's 50th birthday
    January 2018 - 23rd Levy Family Reunion

    November 2017 - Thoughts on a visit to Riga (Doreen's Column)
    August 2017 - A cruise to Iceland
    July 2017 - A visit to Vienna
    March 2017 - Our Dogs
    December 2016 - A trip to Portugal
    July 2016 - A visit to Moscow
    April 2016 - Itamar's  barmitzvah

    February 2016 - A Visit to London with our Grandsons
    January 2016 - Doreen's visit to Rome - Jerusalem in Rome
    July 2015 - A Visit to the North Norway Islands
    April 2015 - A Visit to Prague (Doreen's Column)
    December 2014 - 50th Annmiversary and 20th Family Reunion
    April 2014 - visit to Vietnam
    February 2014 - Visit to Berlin
    October/November 2013 - Trip to South Africa
    July/August 2013 - Mediterranean Cruise
    July 2013 - Doreen's visit to Poland with Yad VaShem
    July 2013 - a yachting trip to Corsica and Elba
    May 2013 - our visit to Devon, England.
    March/April 2013 - our visits to Melbourne, Tasmania and  Myanmar.
    December 2012 - Our trip to Spain - exploring the roots of  Sepharad. (separate pages)
    17th Levy Family Reunion (Eilat, August 1012)
    Trip to Barcelona July 2012
    Family trip to South Africa 2010
    Dedication of Science Laboratory in Fern's name
    With the Reijzers in Aups June 2010
    Mali, the Dogons and Timbuktu January 2009
    Doreen's trek in Zagoria, Greece, May 2007
    A Trek in Romania - August 2006
    Granny Climbs a Mountain (Romania) - August 2006
    Our trip to Istanbul and Cappadocia, Turkey, April 2006
    Charles and Sheenagh Levy's trip to Peru     
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    A holiday at Lausanne and Lake Leman : 7-12 August 2005
    European Youth Bridge Championships, Riccione, Italy
    Lopsy - the "family dog"

    The launching of the Antares May 2005
    Yona Wiseman's account of her survival in the tsunami train disaster.
    Upper Galilee (Agamon and Gush Halav) with the Kessels - Nov. 2004
    Rosh Hashanah September 2004
    RV Trip to Washington and Pennsylvania
    European Bridge Championships in Malmo
    Doreen's 60th birthday
    Doreen's hike on the Lycian Trail in Turkey (23-30 May 2004)

    Trip to Italy (1-7 April 2004)
    Doreen's trip to Ethiopia (Feb-Mar 2004)
    Purim (March 2004)
    12th family reunion in Eilat (19-21 Feb. 2004)
    Hofit party to meet grandchildren (14 Feb. 2004)
    Maayan's brit mila (22 Jan. 2004)
    Moran and Mikhal's wedding (July 10, 2003)
    Sailing on the Mystique - 1980's

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