The Grace of Love

October 29, 2021 by  

Chesvan 20th, 5781 last year, was on Shabbat. In the secular calendar, it was November 7th, 2020. On Motzei Shabbat, in that special Shabbat-blessed mood being both relaxed and uplifted, we turned on our devices. Read more

Addio, Maestro: Ennio Morricone

July 7, 2020 by  

Ennio Morricone, who composed music for over 400 movies and 200 classical works, has died at the age of 92 in Italy where he spent his entire life. Read more

Family reflections on Yom HaShoah: a personal search into the dramatic saga of her Mahler- Rose-Bujanover family

May 1, 2020 by  

I grew up with those photos. The photos from distant beautiful fairy-like life: Tuileries Garden, Paris, elegantly dressed woman, her children surrounded by birds and flowers in a totally another dimension of life. Read more

Culture for Humanity…A ray amid the gloom

March 30, 2020 by  

It is amazing how our sub-consciousness works, or what drives it. In March 1989, 31 years ago, my husband and I were in agony: we were losing our daughter Yulia-Yenike, the only child, to cancer caused by the Chernobyl catastrophe two and half years back. Read more

A present to Leonard. and to us all.

September 1, 2019 by  

On September 21st, 2019 Leonard Cohen would have been 85.  I have a mixed feelings about this math. From one side, one feels like Leonard always was there with us. Or rather that it is us who were always next to him. Read more