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Guitarist Laurence Lebor in action at a gig

"I married a chartered surveyor and now I'm living with Jimi...
 Social Club members entertained by some unusual musica...
Performing in Emmanuel Church Tel Aviv on Christmas Day

Photos by Samuel Saada I must admit I didn't want to do it. ...
Happy memories ... Nelly Perry and Gil Shohat at a fundraiser

 The ESRA Hand in Hand Food Pantry was started fifteen ...
What a performance! Singers C B Davies, Dena Buchman Davies, Shimi Herman and Shlomit Leah Kovsalski

ESRA Modiin was recently treated to a wonderful evening of B...
An Itzhak Perlman Klezmer album

Alicia Svigals

Clarinetist David Krakauer

 Klezmer music thrived in the Jewish world prior to Wor...
ESRA Rehovot inaugurated the new season by hosting Larry and...
 I should like to begin at the end, with the last day o...

Photos: Roni Sela Thanks to the generous support of the ESRA...
Yehudi Menuhin with Malcolm Singer

A young Menuhin (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

Yehudi Menuhin and his sister, Hephziba (Photo: Wikipedia)


I was Director of Music at The Yehudi Menuhin School in Engl...
Haim Tukachinsky ... an excellent teacher, both encouraging and critical

Haim Tukachinsky in action on the piano

 Some ten years ago I started singing lessons. I p...
Enjoying the PzazzBand concert in Herzliya (Photo: Denis Kaliser)

Enjoying the PzazzBand concert in Modiin (Photo: Cynthia Barmor)

The PzazzBand, with singer Gilda Hami, has been graciously p...
Some of the 200 members of the audience who enjoyed the Gil Shohat concert. Photos: Mike Altman

Pianist Gil Shohat with ESRA’s Nelly Perry

A Holocaust survivor whose memories of hunger remained with ...
The Pzazz Band ... performed in the Lower Galilee

Israel's own 'King of Swing', Glaswegian Harvey Benson and p...
Students of JAMD's Younes and Soraya Nazarian Program of Excellence in Chamber Music. Photos: Yonatan Dror

Double basses at the double ... Israeli and International students of JAMD

JAMD's production of Italian opera “The Coronation of Poppaea” by Claudio Monteverdi

Wine glasses, when clinked together, make a pleasant ringing...
At the entertainment ... Irene Myron (left) with Barbara Blum

 ESRA's very own charismatic Barbara Blum invited us to...
Singing in their mother tongues (from left) Dana Keren, Meera Eilabouni and Diane Kaplan (Photo: Gal Mosenson)

Pete Seeger: His protest songs were banned

One of my most abiding memories of my South African childhoo...
On the beach 1934 (from left) Frieda Konrad’s second wife, pet dog Struppi and daughters Margot and Hanna.

Vera Wallerstein

Dr Stephen Muir

Konrad Wallerstein

Franz Wallerstein

The feature from the last issue of ESRAmagazine which prompted Vera to find out more

Just imagine the fascination aroused when ESRAmagazine reade...
Shelly Sharon

ESRA offers its thousands of members, as well as the general...
Yuja Wang ... an incandescent performance Photo: Susanne Diesner

The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, our prime cultural ambass...