Alexander S. Kushner, 
the most prominent living Russian poet,
laureate of Pushkin prize in 2001 
 visited Israel during Passover of 2005.
He is an old friend of my in-laws, so we organized for him a guided tour. 

Pictures are clickable

Aleksandr Semyenovich with Jerusalem panorama in background. By himself at the left picture,  Golden Dome-on-the-Rock is clearly seen near the right temple. On other pictures the poet is with my mother-in-law Galina Sheinina, and with son Eugene and myself to the right side..
Shlomo Kolyakov explains what we see In the Village of David. Kedron is below. Its noises are very different from Aragva. With Southern Wall of Temple mountain in the background. Marina is seen to the left.

More Internet resources on A. S. Kushner: Saint-Petersburg through centuriesPeterburg Perspectives.

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