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... Two red-cross volunteers intermittently sprayed rose-scented water on the glass and wiped it free of lipstick and hand-smudges from those who venerated the relics. Roses, baby-breaths, carnations, flowers everywhere. Enormous bee-wax candles flickered with hundreds of small ones. It went on & on & on for hours. Deacons, robbed in royal red cloth sewn together with gold thread went in and out of the sanctuary, proclaiming petitions ...
... new food was wonderful. The salads, the fish, all of
it. A particular plate of eggplant mousse was so decadent that I had a full
serving to myself.
It was right about the middle of dinner when it happened. I
had a wonderful moment. To the exterior eye, it would have been nothing more
than just another night out on the town, but for me it was magical. I was just in
the middle of a conversation with my professor Eleni about the current
... Shabbat service in the same way. Their rabbi is from Morocco by way of Israel, and the congregation a mix of Jews whose families have always lived in Thessaloniki, Jews from other parts of Thessaly, Jews from other parts of Greece, and some recent imports from Israel.
I was invited to join the community for its meal after services, riding a Shabbat elevator to the 8th floor of their building and enjoying the beautiful brown eggs typical of ...
... the two epistles to the ancient Thessalonians. It was here that he established the first Christian Church in Europe. We saw the ramparts of the city, the Arch of Galerius and the Roman Agora where St Paul once preached. We also visited St Demetrios’ Church with its mosaics and frescoes. It is our last night on mainland Greece .. We say goodbye to our driver Zafiris and our guide Joanna. We are meeting early before dinner to ...
... many things that we have yet to experience together here, that is going to bond us even more.
Even crazier. It still hasn't quite set in for any of us that we are actually in Greece. That we are actually living here right now. With all these people and the beautiful city surrounding me, I honestly feel like I need to be pinched to wake up from this dream...
(Attached are pictures of me and some of the amazing people I've met)