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This is the last of four guest blog entries from my parents. Once again my comments are in brackets [like this]. We arrived safely in Beijing on Tuesday to begin the last part of our time together. We had a reservation at the Marriott Beijing West Hotel using Dad's points. After our wonderful experience in Shanghai we weren't quite sure what to …
... case for my new tablet, but could not find one anywhere. On the back of my tablet, it says “Samsung”, but it was not a Samsung. Noone had ever seen such a tablet before. Anyway, I went ahead an bought a little Chinese pouch to tote it around in and protect the screen from scratches while in the backpack.
· We then headed back to the hotel for ...
... and the High Holy Days, which were usually celebrated at the homes of members. The community’s first seder took place in 1980.
By the early 1990s, in addition to people from the U.S.A. and Canada, Beijing’s Jewish community had grown to embrace Jews from Australia, England, France, Germany, Hungary, Israel, Luxembourg, Poland and Russia, and it's amazing how many Jewish people, both residents and visitors eagerly embraced this seder. ...
... horror - which was a standard reaction!), then felt his pulse. The doctor spoke with such intensity, translated with equal fervour by the side kick. He gave a diagnosis which certainly rang true and then withdrew his prescription pad and scrawled the script. Each line item was then priced (again randomly costed at either ¥650 or ¥600) then the number of months the treatment was required. Again - either 1 or 3!
He then went through the same routine with Lynne and ...
... All gender specific, of course. Consequentially, Baidu ranks pretty high on the list of best Chinese companies to work for.
If Kaiser's job is to leave guests with a good impression, then job well done. However, I was just as impressed with him as I was with the facilities. He serves as the face of the organization and they've chosen him wisely. All media outlets are censored in China, including the internet. So, Kaiser's ...
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