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A fascinating glimpse into the unique Yemenite Culture while uncovering the universal human elements found in every community…
This hauntingly written collection of stories weaves together the lives of the members of a Yemenite community in Israel just as the delicate metal threads are woven by the artisan into his filigree. The mystery of the Yemenite Jewish community is revealed in a new light.
About the Author: Miriam Schwarz was born in 1951 in Denmark. She made aliyah to Israel in 1970 together with her fiancé; they married in 1971. Mrs. Schwarz, who was widowed in 2002, has four grown children. She has a BSc, MSc and a Phd in biology and has done research for many years on learning paradigms and neurophysiology in the seaslug Aplysia. In 1990 she started a science center for young children in the Beit Poster Matnas in Herzlia and has been its director from the beginning. In her free time she enjoys reading, painting, and researching her family’s genealogy.