Rabbi Eli taught me for six years in a row, as a rabbi in kindergarten and as an educator. I have many memories of him. One of the special ones, from the garden:
Rabbi Eli tells the stories of Genesis. When he comes to "Jacob came out of Beersheba," he repeats the verse several times, and then begins to cry. The exile has begun ...
Immigrant families from Russia that Eli and Dina adopted
Rabbi Eli spoke to us about the exile of Russia and the exile of America. After his descriptions, we could not understand how Jews in America do not immigrate to Israel ...
When I read "And There's No More Stalk," it worked out for me with his life story.
Remembers with sorrow and wishes but good.