September 28, 2021, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Ari was born in Israel and moved to the USA in 1960 at the age of 24. He was married to Joan, a reading teacher, for nearly 51 years. She passed away in 2011.
He is a retired clinical psychologist, with a doctorate from Columbia University. He worked for the Gov’t of Israel, and in the US, at agencies and he was in private practice for nearly 40 years. Ari volunteered three times with the IDF, in his seventies, and wrote a book about it, in two languages.
For the last 10 years Ari and Judie have been together and recently got married. He has three daughters and seven grandchildren. He has many interests; writing (3 books, many essays,)
painting and sketching, sculpting and woodworking, travel, flying (no more,) and recently boating. He speaks three languages and teaches two at Pelican Cove where he and Judie have been for the last 5 years. He gave courses at Pelican Cove on opera, requiems, symphonies and conductors, although he is not a musician. Jewish life plays an important part in Ari and Judie’s lives.