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Dorothea Shefer-Vanson

Dorothea Shefer-Vanson

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A Family without a Home

12.05.2024 80

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Dorothea Shefer-Vanson

The Way We Live

When I asked the person in charge of the trip to Eilat organized by the association of pensioners of my former place of work whether there would be...

14.04.2024 30

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Dorothea Shefer-Vanson

Errata; an Examined Life: A Life in Ideas

29.02.2024 20

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Our Neighbours

09.02.2024 10

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The Nazi Officer’s Wife; How One Jewish Woman Survived the Holocaust

07.01.2024 50

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A New Home for the Bezalel Academy

31.12.2023 20

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Family in Reserves

06.12.2023 20

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A Week in London

26.11.2023 20

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Dorothea Shefer-Vanson

Collective Trauma

Is there such a thing as Collective Trauma? It seems there is, and Google defines and explains it as “the psychological distress that a group —...

01.11.2023 5

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Heartbroken But Not Broken

The eyes of the world are focused on the Gaza Strip at the moment for a variety of reasons. Is Israel going to launch a ground offensive on the...

25.10.2023 10

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Deja vu

1938 A young couple fled Nazi Germany, found refuge in England and survived the war. Their parents were left behind and murdered. Four years later I...

19.10.2023 10

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Dorothea Shefer-Vanson

Disbelief, Horror, Anger

The gamut of emotions came hard and fast one after the other last Saturday. The information about rockets fired on southern Israel interrupted a quiet...

12.10.2023 10

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Dorothea Shefer-Vanson

Demonstrations, Past and Present

I first participated in a demonstration when I was an impressionable 16-year-old, some 65 years ago, in those far-off days when England was a nuclear...

05.10.2023 10

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‘In Search of Lost Time’ by Marcel Proust

 Several years ago I bought all six volumes of Proust’s monumental work, treating myself to both the French original and the English translation by...

28.09.2023 20

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A Book Launch

Ever since Yigal (my other half) retired from his high-powered high-tech career he has been involved in numerous non-high-tech activities. These range...

21.09.2023 10

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Dorothea Shefer-Vanson

Cause for Optimism?

Whether it’s because I have an M.A. in Communications (with a thesis on the language of the news) or am simply a glutton for punishment, I find it...

14.09.2023 10

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