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From the moving speech Neomi Meshasha gave to the ‘Broadway Hits’ audience in Herzliya

My name is Neomi. I am an attorney at the Tel Aviv District ...
Prof. Netzer doing a freehand sketch

King Herod's sarcophagus at Herodium

Planting pots from the gardens of Herod’s palace

Herod the Great: The King's Final Journey at the Israel Muse...
In secret ... a clandestine Hebrew class held in Moscow in February 1976 attended by members of the UK’s 35’s campaign. At the meeting was human rights activist Natan Sharansky (right), now an Israeli politician and Chairman of the Jewish Agency

So, how did a young couple like us get to lecture to the Gol...
Best foot forward for the ESRA hikers


 During Succot the ESRA midweek hiking group went out f...
Photo by Sander Crombach


 Jerusalem is Israel. It is the magnet that draws me ba...

The young chess champ and proud parents

Little Liam Kopaloff is all of seven years old. He is a beau...
Illustrations by Denis Shifrin


He is an old man, and to avoid any debate on the issue, let ...
View of the interior of the Hurva Synagogue.  Photo by Robert Schenk



Edna Miller, Tel Aviv: “the Azrielli Center reflected in a puddle in a street near me.”

Hylton Bark, of Rehovot: “the place I love is the Dead Sea in the morning.”

Isaac Nurok, of Moshav Kfar Haim: “My Japanese garden which I designed, built and planted myself, is special to me because it is where I can relax completely, being soothed by the bubbling sound of the little waterfall.”

Jeffery Lederer: Lake Bled in Slovenia. “It’s beautiful and romantic.”

Rachel Sherwin, Herzliya: on the outskirts of Herzliya and Nof Yam. “I call it ‘mini-Caesarea.’”

Joey Kaplan, Misgav: “In my ‘balagan’ art studio below my home, with two of my seven grandkids.”

To quote the words of that well-known song, There's a Place ...
Nechmad Cards


According to common parlance, "nechmad" means friendly, cour...




The B'nai B'rith World Center presented its 21st annual Awar...
One of the young ones playing against Sir Cliff at the Nazareth Tennis School

This is now...Marian catches up with Sir Cliff at the Nazareth Tennis School

One of the spin-offs of being on the editorial board of ESRA...
We meet again . . . Len Brewer and his wife Ros with Ilan Hirschowitz (right)

"Ilan", Rhonda from ESRAmagazine offices asked, "do you mind...

Tel Aviv’s Sheinkin . . . two views of the same street. Photos by Diana Rubanenko

So the charm of your storybook cottage has faded Your views ...
Photo Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/digitalfinger/4946023360/sizes/

The second Senior Dilemma Forum on legal issues took place o...
This is for you . . . Israeli police distributing red roses to drivers at the lights of Kfar Kara. Photo: Rauf Abu Fani

Tariq Kabaha and burned out minibus at Umm ak-Kutuf.   Photo: Lydia Aisenberg

Police hand out flowers to Arab drivers Just one week after ...
Follow me: Social worker Alona gets the day trippers organised

Enjoying the day’s sightseeing

Another stop-off for members of the Heffziibah community

 One of the great benefits of volunteering is to experi...
Paws for a photograph . . . members of the Israel Guide Dog Center all set for the March of the Living

When Orna told me that the Israel Guide Dog Center was organ...
Illustration by Shoshana Levit

 Life's a balancing act when you're a mother-in-law My ...
In the stadium . . . the Bertfields (second row up) in blue and pink.   Photos by Barbara Lyons.

Big parade . . . the athletes enter the Teddy Stadium

Bring on the balloons . . . a spectacular sight on the opening night of the 19th Games

We were on our way to the 19th Maccabiah Games, one of the w...
Etched in the desert . . . rock art found on Mount Karkom

Action . . . filming on the mountain

 I found out about the Mount Karkom colloquium by accid...