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Zvi Abells with wife Chana. After this he says there came a turning point in his life

Zvi Abells on his graduation.

How a Jew in a Christian setting went from being an anti-Sem...
Lou Franks . . . aged 96 at his grandson Gidi’s wedding

Lou was proud of the fact that he was born in Shaftesbury Av...
Frances Harris, Neve Tzedek:The Metamorphoses of Tanus Housein Jaffa. I see this as a celebration of restoration



Joy Collins, Tel Mond: This is my daughter-in-law celebrating her middle son’s barmitzvah at the Kotel, Jerusalem

Ilan Hirschowitz, Tel Mond: This was taken at the Army base bahd 1 near Mitzpe Rimon

Alon Levite, Alon Ha’Galil: Taken in Nazareth, at the celebration of Christmas

Joey Kaplan, Misgav: An elderly man fast asleep on his altazachen.

CONGRATULATIONS to Frances Harris, winner of our first ESRAm...



What you have to say about our new look ESRAmagazine had a m...

Three weeks ago the famed Baker Street Bridge Club in London...
Barnard Gatoff . . . known as Barney

Dr. Barnard Gatoff died in Herzliya in April at the age of 8...
Playing their cards right in the Bowls Club, Raanana


 This year, ESRA Herzliya had a new venue for its bridg...

Aspects of my Life Selected Images By Sam Zebba 2013. iUnive...

The ESRA Knitting Group was well represented at the recent S...
Jessica Mandel, pictured with Benjamin Fogel, one of her star Tae Kwon Do pupils, have both brought home medals and acted as referees

By Jerome, Miriam, Naomi Mandel "My students always bri...

 My daughter is one of those children who was born eati...
Shedding a tear: a scene from DocAviv festival winner Waiting for Sunrise, directed by Vered Argaman


It's no secret that Israeli cinema is growing up. Its leap f...
Photo Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/sarahreido/5156509500/sizes

t was an awful summer. We knew not what to do. It brought al...
Photo Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/verzo/7736894556

 After volunteering as an English teacher in various sc...
A young Chavruta boy learning

A group of Chavruta tutors and students

Did you just make aliyah? Or are you an English speaker livi...

I don't know about you, but I love a good book. However, abo...
Photos by Barbara Lyons


CHICKEN SOUP I recently saw an interesting program on the te...
Michal Akerman supervises over 2000 dunams of vineyards in Israel

“Every wine grapes has its own needs,” says Michal

The Tabor Winery has dramatically increased its wine product...
A lionfish photographed by Shulamit Koretz, a diving instructor from Shulamit’s Eilat Diving Adventures, on a scuba dive with the author

A bluegill sunfish about to catch its prey (the bright object) in Dr. Holzman’s laboratory experiment.

The Red Sea is one of the oldest known bodies of water in th...

Debunking the Bull: For Seekers of Another Tack By Sarah Hon...