From the day we are born, many people have an impact on our lives — our parents, relatives, friends, teachers, spouses, children, work colleagues, and other role models. They affect our lives and influence our behaviour and choices as we live out each of our days.

Here are some words about those people who have influence me as I make my way through this life:

Ofer Levy

Ofer Levy

The son of Yael, the son of Samuel; Samuel is the brother of my late Dad. The bright, innocent boy, the good-looking lad, the great family man, the musician, the great father, the scholar, the philosopher, the lecturer, the mentor, the teacher, the lover,...
Joseph Priel

Joseph Priel

Under the letter ‘P’ in the list of the most interesting, fruitful, creative entrepreneurs, operating today in Eastern Europe - you will find the name: Joseph Priel . Mr. Priel, Joseph is a co-owner of Euromedic International. I met Joseph to discuss abo...
Dr. Halit Erol

Dr. Halit Erol

His name: Dr. Halit Erol. He was born in Ankara, in Turkey on the 28.02.1959. Halit studied in the Faculty of Medicine, where he graduated as an Internal Medicine Doctor. I met Halit during my activities in Euromedic International. I was sent to Turkey...
Prof. Mircea Cinteza and Lady Dr. Eliza Cinteza

Prof. Mircea Cinteza and Lady Dr. Eliza Cinteza

When I think about my friend Prof. Mircea Cinteza (..and this happens frequently), I try to figure out all those things he would not talk about. What kind of a child was he? How were his parents? Where are the sites of his childhood? Did his parents...
Richard Shanks

Richard Shanks

Spring of 1998; my first meeting with Richard at the SOS offices. He came to present his plan for recruiting salesmen for SOS subscription plans. Richard is Canadian; always calm and sure of himself. I became immediately interested learning about his...
Matthias Krönke

Matthias Krönke

There are some friends on my list, friends who I have known for many years. None of them are like Matthias. He is unique and one-of-a-kind in all respects. So is our friendship. I cannot compare the nature of the friendship I have with M, with any of...
Ambassador Avi Millo

Ambassador Avi Millo

It was a cold Romanian November in1998 when I was on my way to the Israeli Embassy, in Bucharest, to meet my country’s Ambassador. At that time, I was not used to meetings with officials, and I did not know what to expect. From time to time, I saw Ambassadors i...
Prof. Michael Stark

Prof. Michael Stark

6th June 2017. This morning I got a phone call from Michael, telling me of a dreadful loss. He is mourning his sister, who died at the age of 85 Y.O. "I was very close to her" he told me. "It was all so sudden. He recently lost his brother,...
Chef Claudio Brugalossi and my culinary journey to Italy

Chef Claudio Brugalossi and my culinary journey to Italy

THE AIM It took me a year to find a restaurant that was prepared to let me work in their kitchen. It was a long-time dream to do something like this. I wanted to be a part of life on the 'other side of the wall', separating the kitchen and the dining...
Mordecai Herscovici

Mordecai Herscovici

My friendship with MORDECAI compares to an artistic photo of water. Time changes its colors, sound and shapes. Since I met MORDECAI much has changed in his world, and much has changed in mine. During my career in the insurance industry, and my work with...