November 2017 -
Amit is 12!
Although granddaughter Amit Levy
did not want a batmitzvah celebration she was delighted when our family
organized an impromptu surprise 12th birthday party at a Tel Aviv
restaurant. See pictures here.
Afterwards Dad Aviv, Mom Limor and siblings Itamar and Ilai took her
weekend to Tiberias
had a great time.
Hashanah in Eilat
During the Rosh Hashanah
weekend in Eilat, apart from eating most of the time we also had time
for some other
, including a dive by some of the family.
Amit learnt to dive a few months ago (see pictures
and has since dived a few times. When some of the family who came down
to Eilat for Rosh Hashanah decided to go
diving, Amit was happy to join them.
Click on the
April 2017 - Amit
and siblings and cousins visit a turtle rescue programme in Michmoret
March 2017 -
learns to dive
Amit has joined the "Levy Diving Club" and enjoyed her first dive with
super diver and guide, her father Aviv. Aviv reports that the only
problem is that Amit is rather afraid of jellyfish although sharks
don't bother her!
Festival of Purim
for pictures of
costume/fancy dress for the Festival of Purim.
2017 - End
of term school report cards
Amit and sister Ilai
report cards with high grades and excellent remarks about behaviour and
Amit also got a Certificate of Excellence for her achievements and
attitude towards learning and school.
Mom Limor, who
two weeks before the prize giving ceremony knew that both her daughters
were to get Certificates of Achievement, told each one in strictest
confidence and secrecy that her sister was to get a certificate.
Imagine their surprise and delight to find out they too received one.
Click here for some Chanuka pictures.
Click here for some pictures in the snow
at Mt Hermon.
2016 - Pyjamas!
It seems like the latest craze is costume pyjamas. Here
Ilai, Limor and Amit show off their pyjamas.
2016: Amit celebrates her 11th birthday with a surpise birthday party
at home given by her girl friends at school.
2016 - Rosh Hashanah tashlich
Amit took part in a traditional tashlich
ceremony in Eilat on the
shores of the Red Sea, where all sins are symbolically cast into
September 2016 -
School Crossing Monitor
Congratulations to granddaughter Amit Levy who started the school year
on the right foot by doing safety patrol by the road
crossing to her school.
August 2016 -
Back with Abba
By aeroplane for a few days "up
north" with Granny and Saba Eitan, then a train ride to Beer Sheva
where Abba is waiting to take Amit, Itamar and Ilai back to Eilat.
August 2016- A visit to the National
Musuem of Science in Haifa, with Granny
October 2015 - Amit
and Ilai meet Buzz Aldrin
Our good friend Morris Kahn visited Coral World in Eilat with Buzz
Aldrin, the second man to walk on the moon (see article in
Buzz talked to the children about his experience, and then Aviv took
him on a dive to see the sharks. (see This Week's Picture), and a picture of Aviv preparing for a dive with
Neil Armstyrong was the first man to walk on the moon, and immediately
after him Buzz also stepped onto the moon.
For some pictures of the grandchildren on Rosh Hashanah
see the pages
September 2015 - Amit starts learning to play the
2015 - A vacation in Crete.
Click for pictures
August 2015 - some activities with Granny and Saba
More pictures on the Miscellaneous
and on the pages of Itamar
June 2015 - Decorating birthday cakes for Aunt Vered
and Uncle Aviv
There are more pictures on the pages of Itamar
and the activities
June 2015 - A visit to the Tzippori National Park
There are more pictures on the
pages of the children Itamar
and also on the Miscellaneous Activities
- Picking vegetables in Saba
There are more pictures on the pages of Itamar,
and also on the Miscellaneous
May 2015 - Shavuot
holiday - a long weekend in Eilat
At the Extreme Sports
Zoe is delighted to be looked after by big cousin Amit
For more pictures of the Shavuot
in Eilat see also the year's Activities
and the pages of Itamar
2015 - Amit goes horseriding
Amit's 9th birthday
Granddaughter celebrated her 9th birthday
with a yacht cruise in the Eilat Bay. She and her friends had a lovely
day sailing, steering, eating and playing on a yacht in the Eilat Bay.
More pictures on
the pages of
, sister Ilai
and on the Archives page.
Amit joins the Scouts movement.
Following in cousin Lior's footsteps
Amit has joined the Scouts.
Babysitting little cousin Zoe.
While the other kids play electronic games (in the background) Amit is
looking after cousin Zoe and making sure she brushes her teeth.
Climbing the Wall
While in Eilat, granddaughter Lior
her cousins Itamar
, and Amit (top
right) and Ilai (bottom left) wall climbing.
July 2014 At the Eretz Yisrael Museum
Our grandchildren Itamar, Amit and Ilai enjoyed making their own
at the Eretz Yisrael Museum, and then flying them. See a picture here
and also on IIai's page.
April 2014 - Passover in Eilat
Click for more pictures on the pages of miscellaneous
pictures, and of Danielle, and Ilai.
Amit is Class Outstanding Pupil
The certificate for Outstanding Pupil to Amit Levy
to see purim
pictures of Amit and
the rest of the family.
2013 - A
visit to the Jerusalem Biblical Zoo
I spent a most enjoyable day at the Jerusalem Biblical Zoo with
the family. Aviv Levy and Itamar, Amit and Ilai came up from Eilat and
joined Moran and Mikhal Segoli and Maayan , Lotem and Zoe. Mikhal's
mother, Yael Segoli, also joined us with three cousins from the Segoli
side, Rotem, Ido and Amit (children of Mikhal's sister Naama and Moshik
Yaniv). All the children got on extremely well and had a wonderful
time. The zoo
is large, well-organized and has many interesting animals.
feeding nectar to the parrots.
There are more pictures on the activities
page, and on the pages of Ilai and Zoe, and on the Archives page.
celebrated the Segoli visit to Israel with a family reunion at the
desert resort of Ein Gedi, and also welcomed Zoe to the family.
climbed Massada, went on
a tour of the Dead Sea Salt Works, hiked in Nahal David, and most
important of all had a
great time together.
Amit (left) enjoying a snack after climbing Massada.
More pictures of our Ein Gedi weekend are on the pages of Dani
, and the
Miscelleaneous Activities page.
September 2013 - The Eilat
September 2013: Relaxing on Yom Kippur
We spent a relaxing Yom Kippur with our son Aviv and family in Eilat at
Coral World. Amit (centre) had cousin Shaked Sadeh (on the left) and
sister Ilai (on the right) to keep her company.
There are more pictures on the pages of Itamar
and archives of This Week's Picture.
2013 - On a family cruise in the Mediterranean
2013 - A
visit to the Diaspora Museum.
Granny Doreen took Amit and Ilai to the diaspora Museum (Bet Ha-Tfutsot
) to see a special
family exhibition on communication and language. They both enjoyed it
2012 - 7th birthday