BeerSheba-From the Desert like a Flower

Wednesday 7 May, 2015

Zev and Alla Fayngold took Wednesday morning off to visit with old friends in Beer Sheba.

This morning we traveled to Beersheva with a local resident Itay Gelber and his co-workers.  There are buses frequently between Yerucham and Beer Sheba but we were fortunate to be offered a ride instead.

We met my high school friend Isaak Goldfarb, whom I had not seen for almost 50 years. Not surprisingly, we had a lot to talk about!

We talked about our experience in the period of leaving old USSR and coming to a new life.

Isaak came to Israel in 1993 with wife and little son. After many moves, he settled in Beersheva and found a job with help of his co-workers from Kiev who came earlier to Israel. Isaak said- it was not easy, – but I do not regret coming here for one moment!

We recalled our school days and friends’ fate, – some whom we still do not know where are they! One of Isaak’s  friends from last job (Isaak retired at 75) came with his car and gave us a tour of Beersheva for an hour.  What a beautiful city!

It grows from the desert land like a flower!


beer sheba 2

We returned to Yerucham by bus, – excellent transportation.

and had a mid-term meeting with all volunteers where we talked about the +/- of our experience in Yeruham so far.

Our evening concluded by attending a big bonfire in celebration of Lag B’Omer.

0 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

With two highly committed students, my tutoring experience is continuously rewarding and interesting.  Our online meetings are filled with questions and insights, grammar and shared laughter too! Thro

At the beginning of my and Jan’s meetings, I was very embarrassed to speak English, I did not feel comfortable. In terms of my English level, I was unable to conduct a conversation in English, but fro

Students Gadi and Melishu share their experience with tutor, Sharon L-C Gadi: “I am very happy about this class.  It helps me a lot.  I feel I am improving in many things because of the lessons and be