(photo credit: ALAN ROSENBAUM)
Trim, bearded and armed with a rumbling baritone, Philip Marcus sits in his comfortable living room, holding court. This expression is used advisedly, since Marcus enjoyed a long and distinguished legal career here in Israel, both as an advocate and as a judge in Jerusalem’s Family Court.Born in Birmingham, England, Marcus grew up in a traditionally minded family where kiddush was recited every Friday evening. He attended synagogue every Shabbat with his grandfather, and his parents kept a kosher home.
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