UPDATED 30th May 2020

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30th May 2020
Gertie Glazer
Gertie Nickel Glazer ז"ל
died 31st May 1983 aged 69 years

Tomorrow is the yahrzeit - anniversary of her death - of  Gertie, Doreen's mother  This photo reflects her beauty, delightful smile and grace. Although initially opposed to our marriage, Gertie soon accepted me as a son.She died while we were working in St Thomas Virgin Islands. A few days prior, Doreen hiking on St. John had rubbed lemon juice on her arms to prevent the swarms of mosquitos from biting. It may have helped the locals but exposed to the direct sun rays Doreen got third degree burns on her arms and flew to the funeral swathed in bandages. A very difficult time for all of us.

  • Although there has been a loosening of many restrictions we are still wary of going to public places especially as most people seem to be disregarding "social distancing" and the wearing of face masks. Because of this we are not too optimistic that the low infection rates will continue and fear that a second wave is in the offing.
  • We are limiting ourselves to some supermarket shopping, close friends and family - the Eilat family came for the weekend and we all had dinner with the Ron family.

  • Happy Birthday this week to: (May)Selwyn Kahn, Gillian Ezra, Joanne Zagnoev (30); Andrea Neiman, Wilhelm Thiele,  Alma Pashas, Lauren Meyerov (31). (JuneSuzan Glasser (1), Sophie Silverman (2), Roy Partok (2), Sharon Glasser (2), Warren Galgut (2), Meira Carno (2), Barbara Shochat (3), Isobel Siegel (3), Roger Cleaver (3), Malka Hodes (4),Abraham Neiman (4), Samuel Neiman (4), Jimmy Bloede (5), Talya Melamed (6)
  • Happy Anniversary this week to: Minette and Eliyahu Skocylas (May 30), Sheila and Joel Ezra (June 3)

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  •  May Anniversaries: Happy Anniversary  to Beth and Robert Jeffrey (2),  Maytal and Adam Tal (3); Shimona and Avraham Tzukernik (21); Minette and Eliyahu Skocylas (30
  • June Birthdays: (not sure how and if you're related? Then go to the family trees section) Happy birthdays to Suzan Glasser (1), Sophie Silverman (2), Roy Partok (2), Sharon Glasser (2), Warren Galgut (2), Meira Carno (2), Barbara Shochat (3), Isobel Siegel (3), Roger Cleaver (3), Malka Hodes (4),Abraham Neiman (4), Samuel Neiman (4), Jimmy Bloede (5), Talya Melamed (6), Martin Glick (7), Yonatan Kasorla (7),  Avi Gilad (7), Joseph Marcus (8),  Lynn Hock (8), Yosef Tal (8), Chana Tzukernik (9), Gal Geffen (9), Catherine Rackoff (10), Nathalie Kirsh (10), Doreen Levy (11), Tali Klaff (12), Ruth Kansky (12), Ryan Bacher (12), Eric Brod (13), Tanel Drui (13), Alan Smith (13),  Robin Marks (13), Matthew Levy (15),Samuel Lampert (16), Rosilyn Hock (18), Marielle Gordon (19), Philip Levy (19), Katherine Levy (19), Aviv Levy (21), Brandon Glasser (21), Carl Thiele (21), Rivka Glasser (21) , Shoshana Bortz (22), Nicole Blotnick (22),  Efrat Shabtai (23), Neill Glasser (24), Joel Thiele (25), Melissa Marcus (25), Sheila Ezra (26),  Donna Leibowitz (26), Ethan Schochat (26),  Jacob Gordon (26), Alon Spector (27), David Neiman (27),  Levi Tzukernik (28), Eyal Shavit (28),  Vered Levy-Ron (28), Yudel Bacher (28), Bernice Spector (30), Vanessa Tarazza (30),

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    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     
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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)

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