Contributor Archives: Russel Harris

About Russel Harris

Russel Harris serves as MarComs Director of an Israeli security software developer; writing marketing collateral and managing the company website. In his spare time he freelances as a writer, commenting on life in Israel for the Cape Times; and as a photographer for the PictureNET Africa online photographic agency. Born in South Africa, he moved to Israel in 2004. He has been involved in the high-tech industry for 10 years, initially as a journalist and then later in a PRO and Corporate Communications capacity for companies such as Ericsson and HP. Prior to that he worked as a news writer for the Zionist Record newspaper and freelanced for other South African entertainment and tourist publications. Russel studied Visual Communications at the Johannesburg Art foundation, graduating in 1988.

Last Weekend We Escaped

By Russel Harris Last weekend we escaped. Couldn’t stay in Tel Aviv a moment longer. Day in and day out, every channel on Israeli TV shows how Israel is suffering: Israeli’s fleeing their homes; shortages of food, towns, villages & cities hit by +2500 rockets, the economy is reeling, etc, etc. And when you switch over to the international news you see the same, only worse in Lebanon. The Home Front has advised Tel Aviv residents to prepare for an emergency. At the office we were …

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