This weekend was spent dodging the rain and keeping it sluggish and regular. I’m writing this post late Sunday afternoon, however by the point you are studying this we can be hunkering down beneath the wrath that is Hurricane Irma. We are anticipated to take a direct hit all day Monday and early into Tuesday which can include eighty mph winds and wind injury, torrential rains, attainable flash flooding, and widespread power outages, so please preserve us in your prayers as we speak and tomorrow as we go through the worst of it.
I significantly appreciated two of the pictures on this sequence: the one during which Sarah poses on the home’s porch with a lantern in her arms, and the last photograph through which she sits curled up in an antique ‘plantation-type’ chair having fun with the cool air from an previous flooring fan behind her.
Jewish heritage and particularly Jewish constructed heritage is a discipline that has been frequently growing over the past few many years. When I first turned involved with Jewish heritage issues in jap and central Europe practically thirty years ago, I was coming into largely unexplored territory. Little was identified about what still existed in those countries – I felt I was ‘filling in clean areas’ and literally putting Jewish heritage websites again on the map. At that time, even in western nations, Jewish built heritage was usually ignored or neglected.
Travel: What an ideal month! I truly had a couple of weekends at house, which is very odd for a July, but I am not complaining! I bought to finally do some issues around the home, in addition to prepping for my next journey, which is in August. Nevertheless, I did spend some time in Oregon, as I all the time do in July, and I additionally went on a tenting journey to Mammoth, which was a little totally different than expected because of the heavy quantity of snow within the Sierras this year. Let’s just say that working was outmoded by slip-sliding, mountain climbing and route discovering and the camp site that we wished was still positioned on a closed highway. It was nonetheless a lot of fun and the high Sierras had been beautiful lined in snow and ice.
The Heart for Jewish Artwork at Hebrew College in Jerusalem created an excellent digital presentation about the synagogue that illustrates the history of the synagogue and the Jewish presence in the town — noting that there have been as soon as three synagogues in Pakruojis. It features a digital recreation of the constructing, inside and outside, displaying the architectural and inventive features.