Grapevine: Remembering Teddy

27.04.2011                      23.Nisan, 5771                      Isru Chag; Tag 8 des Omer

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Grapevine: Remembering Teddy

A photo exhibit commemorates Jerusalem’s longest-serving mayor, the ‘Post’’s Alexander Zvielli turns 90, and Ben-Eliezer samples mufletas.

ON WEDNESDAY of last week, Kibbutz Ein Gev hosted the annual Ein Gev Festival. On Thursday, Osnat Shalev-Kollek opened a photo exhibition at the Jerusalem Theater in loving tribute to her late father-in-law Teddy Kollek, as an introduction to the former mayor’s centenary year. The exhibition deals with the last decade of Kollek’s life, when he was out of office and had more time in which to enjoy his family. Kollek, Jerusalem’s longest-serving mayor, who died five years ago, would have been 100 on May 27.
The link between the two events is that he was one of the founders of Ein Gev and was also instrumental in the construction of the Jerusalem Theater, which was one of many gifts to the city from the Sherover family….