Nicci Diamond

Nicci has worked for the past 23 years as a Midwife, Psychiatric and Community Health Nurse. She ran a Private Practice in S.A. attending to the needs of terminally ill and Geriatric Patients. Nicci also founded and ran a company called, "NAKAKELA", which means "to care " , in SA , it was established to train care workers in the soft skills arena , using basic communication, kindness and empathy as tools to assist and care for patients, She ran pilot projects in Private and government Hospitals in Johannesburg, introducing these concepts to all health care workers ,which also included worshops for nurses on 'Caring for the caregiver". She made aliyah 2 years ago with her husband Brian, and their 3 children Josh, Hannah and Rachel

An immensely moving account of a sudden loss of a bosom pal and the personal need this evokes in one far away from familiar support. A most intimate look at emotional despair and the eventual breakthrough back to living life.

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MY BREAKTHROUGH
Category: Passages
Issue No. 163
 

Artists’ and gift galleries, smart cafes, theater and dance centers are all on view at Neve Tzedek, a small neighborhood established 22 years before Tel Aviv. Nicci Diamond-Levenstein takes a stroll through this colourful area in “Fig Trees and Phyllo Pastries.”

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Fig Trees and Phyllo Pastries
Category: Food/Wine
Issue No. 159
 
 
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