Extra Videos – Hungary and Israel

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Here are selections from Hungary, Turkey and Israel.

Please refer to my previous posts for more photos and detail.

 

Budapest, Hungary

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Budapest has many highlights including the Parliament. 

Changing of the guard:

 

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the Shoes on the Danbe Promenade     <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shoes_on_the_Danube_Promenade.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shoes_on_the_Danube_Promenade.</span>

 

 

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Jewish Budapest including the beautiful Dohany St Synagogue.


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Gerbeauds – great for coffee and cakes.

 

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Touring both sides of the Danube.

 

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First time meeting with my 2nd cousin Feri at our hotel. A well known 1982 photo of him.

 

 

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Family Tree – Feri and Eli


 

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First cousins Neil and Ronen meet for the first time. Neil is at Oxford and Ronen lives in Israel.

Also Shachar, Ronen’s daughter.

Short video:

 

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 Meeting my Turkish 2nd cousin Mehmet and his wife Billur for the first time.

 

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Family Tree – Mehmet and Eli

 

 

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Meeting other members of the family at Feri’s interesting apartment nearby.

 

 

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The Friday night  family dinner. An incredible gathering!

Video:

http://gallery.me.com/elirab#101136

 

 

 

Istanbul, Turkey


 

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Flew in from Budapest with Mehmet and Billur.

 

 

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 My hotel, the Point Barbaros was excellent!

 

 

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First time meeting with my 2nd cousin Ahmet and his wife Pinar and Mehmet and Billurs’ daughter Yasemin at a restaurant in Asia. We were picked up by the restaurant’s boat

on the Eurpean side of the Bosphorus.


 

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 Istanbul is a great city to tour!

 

 

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The Neve Shalom Synagogue and the Jewish Museum.

 

 

 

Israel

 


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The Hurva Synagogue

 

 

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Family Tree: Avraham Shlomo Zalman Zoref to Eli

 

 

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Meeting Feigele Gold and her family. Her parents also came from Orla, Poland

http://gallery.me.com/elirab#101143


 

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A Wedding montage at the Beit Hafutsoth Museum, Tel Aviv Unversity.

http://gallery.me.com/elirab#100928

 

 

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Meeting 3rd cousins Elissa and Ruti at the Port, Tel Aviv.

http://gallery.me.com/elirab#100940

 

 

 

 

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Met Saul Issroff at my cousins Hannah and Isaac Bloch. Saul provided the link between Feri and me in 2001.

 

 

 

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My Mom’s Passport photo at the age of 15 with the question from iPhoto. a very intelligent bit of software!

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