Chapter 8 – Tennis takes over our lives: Minnie Nohr saves me

Gollar: The Kremlin Cup, and the business and sports activity that followed it, increased my workload dramatically, and the international nature of our activity also rendered it necessary to hire someone for the office in Israel to do the accounting. In 1993, Janine, Danny Gelley’s wife, introduced to us to Minnie Nohr, who had recently … Continue reading Chapter 8 – Tennis takes over our lives: Minnie Nohr saves me

Chapter 8 – Tennis takes over our lives: The beginning of the end

Gollar: During the 1993 Kremlin Cup, Juan Antonio Samaranch, President of the International Olympic Committee, came to Moscow with a very elegant couple. I didn’t know what his relationship with this couple was, so I watched them very carefully. After the match, Samaranch and the couple, Shamil Tarpishchev and his wife, Boris Fyodorov and Vitali … Continue reading Chapter 8 – Tennis takes over our lives: The beginning of the end

Chapter 8 – Tennis takes over our lives: Tennis deciding Allon’s education choices

The third Kremlin Cup tournament turned out to be a milestone in Allon’s education too: Gollar: Allon went to a private Swiss high school, after switching from the English school to a German-speaking one. Only two students managed to do it. Entry exams to Swiss school are very difficult, but he was a good hard-working … Continue reading Chapter 8 – Tennis takes over our lives: Tennis deciding Allon’s education choices