This past September, I tagged along on my husband’s business trip to Mauritius. If you haven’t heard of it, don’t feel bad- the first time he traveled there and I heard the name, I had no idea where he was going. I used …Continue Reading
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The Red Tie Cocktail Event in Jerusalem’s Light Rail at the Ammunition Hill train station was mesmerizing, a night of elegant magic. It was the opening event for Jerusalem’s Open Restaurant Festival. The week long festival from November 22-26, includes a vast array of restaurants participating. Dinners, cooking demonstrations, kids workshops are some of the experiences the guests will have the opportunity to enjoy.
The guests began the Red Tie Cocktail Event evening with a glass of sparkling champagne in hand to set the mood. They were given red paraphernalia as dress up for their formal attire to symbolize their “ticket” to ride the train. Feathers in hair, glittery hats, ties and bowties, and necklaces were just some of the fashions on display for all the locals observing from a distance, mouths agape.
I was seriously thrilled to interview Yoni and Nina Tokayer of “Yonina” because I am a tremendous fan of everything they’re doing. The music they sing is beautiful, the message they’re sending is pure inspiration. They are having a major impact on the world at large for seeing the Jewish nation and Israel in a positive light.
Over the course of all the Jewish holidays, school was not in session for many days. There was no lack of bonding time, and plenty of “kids-annoying-each-other-time”. It also opened my eyes to the many ways my kids are becoming more and more Israeli. It puts the biggest smile on my face when they “sound” Israeli. My heart literally begins palpitating as I hear them roll the letter R or when they put their fingers together and say shnia (just a second).