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There has been a subtle shift in the energies of the planet ...

At the lecturn ... Neomi Meshasha telling her inspring story to the ‘Broadway Hits’ audience in Herzliya. Photo by Roy Rochlin

 ESRA has welcomed the new Calendar year with a great f...
Rabbi David Rosen

How much has the Christian world really changed in its attit...
A group of overseas students studying Arabic at Givat Haviva meet Elisha Linn

Local historian ... Elisha Linn telling stories of the past

Music man: Elisha Linn strumming on a guitar

Elisha Linn, who died recently, was one of the firstborn mem...
All aboard ... a train about to leave Jerusalem for Jaffa in 1910

A modern Israeli engine

Waiting for the train ... a photo of Jaffa Station in the mid to late 1890s

At the centenary celebrations of railways in Israel, held at...
Photo: Courtesy of Flickr.com

I am a volunteer not like the others, they teach English to ...
Photos: Avi Tshuma


On Tu B'shvat seven committee members of ESRA Netanya and ve...
Illustration: Danielle Meler

Arriving for our annual visit at my father-in-law's new apar...
Concentrating at the bridge event

Concentrating at the bridge event

At the end of November, ESRA Herzliya organized another brid...
Photo by Avril Meallem


SANDISK

Nancy Milgram, of Nahariya: Snowy cactus in an Ariel backyard.

John Michael Simon, of Metulla: Mount Hermon taken from Metulla.

Frankie Cronin: The sea walls of Akko on a stormy day.

Avril Meallem, Jerusalem: Sunset from the roof of a building on Metudela Street, Jerusalem. Our winner.

Joey Kaplan, Moshav Manof, Misgav: One twin to another: “It’s not a laughing matter. This jersey will keep us both warm. It’s winter – it’s freezing outside.”

Ilan Hirschowitz: Rainbow near the power plant on the Hadera/Caesaria coastal road.

Avril Gordon, of Tel Mond: Jaffa sunrise on a rainy day.

HERE in Israel we've recently experienced one of the snowies...
Photos by Barry Insell and Roy Rochlin






The combination of outstanding vocalists, Colin Schachat, Ke...
Touching the power at El Halev

Yudit Sidikman...reinventing herself

The brochure of El Halev, Israel's only martial arts center ...

Do you remember that line in the song, "People who need peop...

A Hasidic man, with a long beard, peyot (earlocks), a kaftan...
Photo by Dr. M. Richard Mendelson

In the cavernous drawing room of the matriarch's seaside man...
The statue of Maimonides in Cordova, Spain.   Photo: Nicolas Vollmer Courtesy of flickr.com

Dr. Solomon Schechter: Asked if he could identify the mysterious fragments.   Photo: Courtesy of Wikipedia Commons

Imagine looking at the very page from The Guide for the Perp...

Nancy Tamir

Final resting place ... Marc Chagall’s tombstone in the village of St Paul de Vence

Breakfast friends: Shirley Kirsch (left) and Rica Goldin

THE LATE Laurel Yakobovitz (left) with her identical twin sister, Naomi Aharoni, the daughters of Tzippy Dubin, aged 96. We apologize for the incorrect caption in our previous issue.

You never know whose heart you touch  I'm not sure, Mer...
In good hands ... doll Godfrey with his ‘creator’ Barbara Portner (right) and ESRA Chairperson Brenda Katten

 Meet Godfrey Gadabout, the doll knitted by Barbara Por...
Final resting place ... Marc Chagall’s tombstone in the village of St Paul de Vence

By Cynthia and Raymond Selwyn , Helen Schary Motro ...

My wife and I live in Israel, in Givat Shmuel to be precise....