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This article updates my readers on my latest travels and activities in the exploration of Greece Medicine and natural healing, and in the pursuit of happiness


Christmas time is here, by golly, disapproval would be folly, Deck the halls with boughs of holly, fill the cup and don’t say when! So opens a satirical song on Christmas by Tom Lehrer.  Its tongue in cheek sarcasm captures the way many of us feel about the holidays:  It’s nice to be joyful and […]

With Orit and Egal at Amirim

From Jerusalem, I took the bus north to Tiberias, which I used as a base for touring the Galilee. From Tiberias, I took a bus to the scenic mountain village of Tsfat, which is famous for Kabbalah and Jewish mysticism. I had lunch in a restaurant in Tsfat’s Artists’ Quarter that consisted of a sandwich of Tsfat cheese […]

A Talk on Tibb in Nablus

The following Monday evening at a hotel overlooking Nablus, I gave an introductory talk on Greco-Arabic Medicine, or Tibb, at a conference of local physicians.  I gave a historical overview of Tibb, and introduced the doctors there to some of its basic concepts.  After the talk, I was given an award. An Herbal Secret Weapon “Mohammad, […]