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Hazel with two cousins, Maisie Berman and Doreen Mendelson, in Haifa, 1950

Brother Donny Loon qualifying as a doctorwith sister Hazel completing physiotherapydegree at Wits University, 1948


Living through a pandemic is definitely not one of the scena...
Orel having fun with customers

A young guy building a relationship with a positive adult figure

Two innocuous second-hand clothing stores, one in down-town ...
On February 24, ESRA held an online event in honor of Lola K...

Assaf Friedlander and Niv Zuckerman, Grandson of P...
Judith (in blue and white) dressed for work in the Corona Care Unit at Tel Hashomer Hospital.

The Torah Study Group at Beth Protea

Patients suffering from the Covid-19 (corona) virus in Israe...
Cathy Raff at the entrance to Beit Elfashara, decorated with the butterfly motif. Photo courtesy of Nura Kurdi.

In-gathering of the seminar participants, From left to right: Nura, Iman, today’s chief cook, her son Samir, who’s helping, and Amal, the assistant cook.

Nura on the roof lounge of Beit Elfarasha, overlooking the sea.

The table is set, before we begin. Amal is standing to the left.

"What is a nice Jewish girl from Columbus, Georgia, doing in...
Edith Dinar, celebrating her 90th birthday, in Raanana, with her family and friends

Happy birthday to Dr Albert Jacobs on his 90th with ESRA friends. From left to right: Estelle Schulgasser, Jeremy Weil, Helen Stohl, Irwin and Ethel Weintraub, Dr. Albert Jacob (on his 90th birthday), Carole Rosenblatt (Chairperson ESRA Beer Sheva), Dr. John and Ruth Gravinar, Joan Avigur, Ingrid Barzel, and Judy Levine. Photo by Wolf Levine

Please share your Milestones with ESRA readers: Births,...
How many times have you watched an English language news pro...
 IDC & ESRA - Enriching your Israel experience As o...
A personal thank you to ESRA volunteers  To: ESRA – Eng...
Sylvan riding on the racecourse at the 2020 Vuelta a Espana

Israeli Guy Sagiv racing in the Giro, May 4, 2018

Sylvan greeting Chris Froome in Jerusalem at the Giro Big Start, May 2, 2018

Photos by Noa Arnon "Climb every mountain," warbles Mother S...

A group of ESRA volunteers participated in the "world's bigg...

Written by Lee Tanenbaum and Wendy Kalman  In a mo...




"There's a whole world out there, right outside your window....
ITIM Helps Meet Jewish Needs in the 21st Century Rabbi Seth ...
Celebrating 100 years of toil in the soil… Ein Harod century...


Almost three years ago we left Portland, Oregon, and moved i...
Photo: Debby Hudson on Unsplash

When my brother-in-law, who lived in New York City, died thr...

On the TV, some time back, there was an excellent program on...

As part of the collaboration with ISEF (Israel Scholarship E...