January 2006

Dear Mimi,

I don't even know where to begin thanking you, complimenting you, enjoying you for your fine mind and organizational brilliance.

The result of your talents in action above has been a wonderfully intellectual, spiritual, geological, geographical, politically intense experience for me.

Digestion has begun.

I have so many questions, comments, thoughts, analysis, overview, underview of Israel itself, and the complexity of living here and living there.

After the Palmach Museum I understood that Israel, in general, is the world Jewry's "standing reserve Army"… so many thoughts about the complexity of the relationship of one Jewry to the other.

Anyway thank you, thank you, thank you for being so amazing.

I loved getting to know you a little.

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Susan Speigel

Toronto

Canada