Watch the ubiquitous sparrows in Gan Haatzmaot. On a spring or summer morning they quiver from branch to branch, their wings catching the wind like sails. When they diminish in number it’s a signal that the watering spots on the cement are drying, and the air’s humidity from overnight has been sucked dry. I try to exercise before 11:AM. The body heats up and reaches a time to rest. Miraculously, that halt coincides with Hashem’s glorious day. A breeze turns the corner and drifts closer and closer and in a second it lovingly smacks me in the face, as a nother wave hits. Here’s a suggestion for a better origin of the timely breeze – it was flooding around me, but until I stopped and felt and breathed, it passed unnoticed.
From Leora Parker:
I hope you will be able to come to the opening tonight, 6:PM. It is a beautiful exhibit featuring Jerusalem as different artists and photographers see it. It adorns every available wall space in AACI in Talpiot.
I will be bringing extra artwork for sale for the Opening as well as many as the other artists may do also. A lovely catalog will also be available along with refreshments.
If you can’t make it for the opening, you can still come and see the exhibit during their regular hours until June 29th. AACI ph. 02-566-1181
Come and support the art and artists in Israel.
Joseph Clements, a Kew Diploma Student, will present a lecture
How to Grow Your Own Chair – An Overview on Living Tree Sculpture
Tuesday, May 9, 12:00 p.m. at the upper lecture room.
You are most invited!
Jerusalem Botanical Gardens Scientific Department
Theater & Theology – Divine Right
Enjoy an evening of thought and entertainment.
This play will be about the Disputation of the Ramban against the Catholic church in Barcelona in 1263. Each performance will be followed by a discussion with a scholar.
This show is appropriate for teens and adults.
Showtimes: May 9, 10, 16, 17, 23 at 7:00pm
It is a small theater so make sure to book in advance.
https://www.funinjerusalem.com/event/theater-theology-divine-right/2017-05-10/ Address: 2 David Remez May 19th and beyond-see link above.
May 12th bike-ethon. Jerusalem https://www.funinjerusalem.com/event/sovev-jerusalem-bike-ride-212-05-17/
*!**Mesila Workshops for English-speakers are back*
*Two Part Workshop for Men*
Part 1:Tuesday May 9 2017- 8:30-10:00pm
Part 2:Tuesday May 16 2017- 8:30-10:00pm
* Two Part Workshop for Women *
Part 1:Wednesday May 10 2017 – 8:30-10:00pm
Part 2:Wednesday May 17 2017 – 8:30-10:00pm
*Cost: *90nis – payment and registration in advance
*Where: *Mesila office Ganei Geula 46 Yirmiyahu St. (behind Graphchik)
*For information and registration – *02 500 0475 ext 303 • email@example.com
English Speaking Division:
Each family is paired with a trained Mesila coach, whose job is to raise awareness of their habits, help them build a reasonable budget, increase income, create a long-term plan for debt repayment and maintain the plan under the counselor’s guidance.
The duration of the process is 3 months, with 2 meetings per month. Beginning with an intake session, the process involves the 3 basic stages- awareness, change and maintenance- and ends concluding meeting to launch the family into an independent future. At each meeting there is an assignment for the family, the results of which are discussed during the following meeting. In between meetings, the coach calls the family to check in and provide support, encouragement and guidance.