Monthly Archives: April 2016

Feral Cats of Jerusalem

There are wild cats everywhere in Jerusalem. These are bold cats, entering buildings in search of food, including our apartment, when the screen is not pulled. Cats are on the walkways, in the trash bins, the outdoor cafes, national monuments, … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day!

We were on our way to Passover dinner and stopped at Hadar Josef, a neighborhood of Tel-Aviv, where we lived 38 years ago. We tried to locate our old apartment but between the tremendous remodeling and our fading memories, we … Continue reading

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Happy Passover!

I went several times in the past three months to sketch the enormous sculpture by Alexander Calder but ended up sketching the incredible view that the sculpture frames out across the Jerusalem Forest. The sculpture sits in a large plaza … Continue reading

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A Kindred Spirit

Every now and then I meet someone who has a way of seeing the world that just clicks with me. In this case I met a long retired educator who still feels the fire for putting the power of education … Continue reading

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Playing at Be’er Sheva’s Fountain Park

We spent the day yesterday at Be’er Sheva, a city on the edge of the Negev Desert. I had a good day sketching as I made my way about the city, but it was not until I sat in the … Continue reading

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Man in Plaid Does the Dishes

Our stay in Israel is coming to a close in two weeks so we are increasingly busy as we make the most of each remaining moment. I was only able to get in one quick sketch today. I like parts … Continue reading

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My View from the Back Seat

While driving back to Jerusalem with our good friend,  I took advantage of my seat in the back and began this sketch on my iPad. The ride was bumpy and I told myself that I would edit out the stray … Continue reading

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