Victor Frenkel the great Austrian neurologist, psychiatrist, philosopher, and Holocaust survivor is often asked why he didn’t flee while he had the chance once Hitler occupied Austria. He explains that although he had a visa to flee to the USA, he was wrestling with the dilemma of abandoning his aging parents who weren’t able to […]
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Between 1993 and 2005 I worked as a librarian at the Makor (now Lamm) Library, which had begun a program called Write Your Story to help people write and publish their autobiographies. In 1998 when their first anthology was to be published, the library staff were asked to contribute in order to fill out its […]
I am a fabled Jew of the North, of the red lipstick wearing, Radio National quoting, back yard chook owner variety. I am conversant in acronyms, grant writing idioms and the bureau speak of the not for profit sector from my day job and I can wax lyrical for hours about the perils, pleasures and […]
What will we think When we look back? How will we change And be changed? I My little minyan, Suspended; Ancient prayer, Older than the Era, Ended. Have we ever before – Before the Roman, Or before Inquisitor Or in the camps – Ceased to foregather? I’ve bewailed Jerusalem Alone, in the outback, ‘How, […]
According to the Kabbalah, all humanity heard, in some form, the Divine Voice at Mt Sinai. Each soul experienced that sound according to their inner receptivity. The long days of making our way through this wilderness of sparse rocky terrain and the nights sleeping on its harsh gravel floor are behind us. At last we […]
All we have is now The certainty that the sun will rise and the sun will set My friend Bron says via text ‘history and nature are both demanding our attention.’ The beauty of the rows of freshly baked goods at The Village Baker. Turning my gaze away from the emptied supermarket […]
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