DOREEN & EITAN LEVY'S HOMEPAGE
UPDATED 28th March 2020

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The site is not a blog, but rather a vehicle for sharing family information such as family news, births, deaths, activities, pictures, achievements. The site relies on input from family members.From January 2004 until August 2010 this site was updated weekly.  From September to December 2010 the site was updated sporadically. Since March 2012 the site is again being updated weekly, except for a 3 week interruption December 2019 - January 2020 due to cessation of internet service beyond our control..


THIS WEEK'S PICTURE
28th March 2020

Friday night dinner

Friday night dinner  - a screen shot courtesy of Zoom
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Friday night - Erev Shabbat - is important. Families gather to welcome the Shabbat and enjoy a delicious dinner. We are not religious; although we do light candles and say the kiddush. We do not regard it primarily as a religious ceremony. For us iit is a moment in the week that brings family together to share an ancient tradition while stressing family ties. We all are busy and have activities that tend to separate families and family members. At least for the Friday night meal we are all together, whether within our own homes or in our larger family groups.
Covid-19 made meeting for dinner impossible, so we utilized "Zoom" and together celebrated Erev Shabbat and kiddush. It was very emotional to see how happy everyone was to see each other and 'be together.'

THIS WEEK'S NEWS  
  • The Coronavirus Covid-19 lockdown continues. As shown above, we are finding other ways to keep together while observing social distance. Our two oldest granddaughters Danielle and Lior Ron decided that exercising together with Granny Doreen was an appropriate activity. Click here for short videos.
  • Congratulations to Raphael Cotton on his marriage to Tamar Gralnick in Johannesburg South Africa. (see pictures). Mazel Tov too to parents Cecile and Raymond Cotton. (See Matz and Hershovitz/Levy family trees.).  Covid-19 restricted the number of participants but Cecile reports that there was a wonderful relaxed atmosphere at the wedding. Cecile is continuing her new set of treatments and we wish her a speedy and full recovery.
  • Granddaughter Zoe is utilizing the break from School to scan some of her dad's old photo slides. She has sent some to us.  Here is an example. I'll be using some of her other pics in future issues of this site.
  • We've still going through the contents of the boxes in our storeroom, and have discarded much once considered essential and now considered junk. We have been meaning to do this for the last 9 years since we moved to Kiryat Hasharon in Netanya.

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BIRTHDAYS AND ANNIVERSARIES
 
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  • March Anniversaries   2 - Russell and Sharon Glasser   8 - Michal and Thomas O'Dwyer  16 - Leora and Aharon Stefansky 18 Shelley and Jonathan Klotnick  18 - Yael and Noam Deul  19 - Jennifer and Bruce Brod   19 - Debra and Barak Hochstadter   20 - Lauren and Saul Berkowitz   21 - Susan and Alan Hock    24 - Tamar and Ari Taback   27 - Buna and Mula Friedman  28 - Racheli and Avi Gilad    29 - Shirley and Nathan Kansky  31 - Alana and Saville Stern



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    Doreen and Eitan
    Doreen is a qualified tourist guide, licensed by the Israel Ministry of Tourism     
     
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    levy.eitan@gmail.com        skype: levyeitan    
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    Archives of This Week's Picture 2004-2008

    MISCELLANEOUS EVENTS AND PICTURES  2004 - 2018

    see also SPECIAL EVENTS

    Miscellaneous events and pictures 2019
    Miscellaneous events and pictures 2018
    Miscellaneous events and pictures 2017
    Miscellaneous events and pictures 2016
    Miscellaneous events and pictures 2015
    Miscellaneous events and pictures 2014
    Miscellaneous events and pictures 2013
    Miscellaneous events and pictures 2012
    Miscellaneous events and pictures 2010
    Miscellaneous events and pictures 2009
    Miscellaneous events and pictures 2008
    Miscellaneous events and pictures 2007
    Miscellaneous events and pictures 2006
    Miscellaneous events and pictures 2005
    Miscellaneous events and pictures 2004

    Our Round the World Trip 2001 2002
     

    LINKS TO DOREEN and EITAN'S FAMILY
    Our Family
    Doreen's Column
    Our Children:  Vered and Aviv        Aviv and Limor         Moran and Mikhal
    Our Grandchildren:   Danielle  Lior       Itamar    Maayan     Lotem          Amit             Ilai              Zoe
    Our Round the World Trip 2001 2002 

    Moran's monthly updates  in Hebrew  and in English.
    Our Family's Dogs
    Link to pages showing old photos.


    FAMILY TREES (without dates of birth and marriage)
    Links to Family Trees

    MEMORIAL PAGES - click on picture
    Viv KlaffVivian Klaff
    Fern LevyFern Levy
    Rael BravermanRael Braverman


    chefFAVORITE FAMILY RECIPES - click here

      
    SPECIAL EVENTS

    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 Montenegro
    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
    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     
    (link to pictures)
    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)


    OLD PHOTOS (pre-digital)
    Link to page showing old photos.