I have known David and Shelly Brinn for 18 years now, longer than I have known just about anyone in Israel, and we have been good friends for all of this time. David recently wrote an article, entitled "A Tenuous Existence," for the Portland Maine Press Herald, his pre-aliyah "hometown paper."
Now the news editor for the Jerusalem Post, David picks up the the theme of this web column and talks about his family's own attempt to live a "normal life in the middle of a war." David also quotes me (mid-way through the article) and refers to Marla's oft-repeated statement about having a "front row seat for the history of the Jewish people."
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