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How do you entice the children to wear face masks in an...
After winning the first season of Bake Off Israel in 2016, t...
Lori Kaye

Amilia’s daughter, Dr Roneet Lev, speaking at the street dedication.

The Chabad Community Center, San Diego, now has bulletproof doors. The garden in front has been dedicated to Lori Kaye.

Amilia (right) seated on the bench at Poway Lake dedicated to Lori. With her is Jane Cohen who campaigned to have the seat installed

The woman who was shot and killed trying to protect her rabb...
Staff of Afridar Housing Corporation Ltd in 1956 . . .Selwyn and Barbara can be seen in the center of the second row

Barbara and Selwyn Lurie who now live in California. The photo was taken on Selwyn’s 97th birthday on 7th August 2019

The Certificate of Honor which the city of Ashkelon presented to Selwyn

Stop press ... The story of how Selwyn built Ashkelon made the front page of the Natal Mercury in August 1958

Ashkelon, 1956: Barbara Lurie outside her home at 7 Johannesburg Road, Afridar

residents of Afridar attending a town hall meeting which was addressed by Selwyn Lurie.

South African Jewry's participation in the founding of moder...
Discontinued: Osem Majadra Rice

FRIDAY is ready-made food day in the Azrieli Mall, Modiin – ...

 Musical welcome for the New Year  THE STREETS of ...
A poignant engraving in Lori’s garden in Poway, San Diego

A trip out ... Lori with Amilia Lev’s daughter, Anat Shlocker, in Ramat Rachel last year

Lori celebrating her 60th birthday in Modiin with the Shlocker and Lev families

A visit to the relocated American Embassy in Jerusalem

Shopping trip ... Lori Kaye visiting Jerusalem’s shuk in December

A woman who was killed in a synagogue shooting in the U.S. t...
Members of the Editorial Board pour over submissions to the magazine

Production assistant Elisheva Harris knocks the stories into shape

Graphic artist Nitzan Krivine prepares an advertisement for this issue

Editor Merle Guttmann receives early pages to check from technician Avi Yerushalmi at the printing works

A printer getting the pages of ESRAmagazine ready

Downloading the pages electronically is Peri Claverie at the printers

Dennis Kaliser and Myra Olswang (inset) prepare the magazine’s online edition

Ilan Hauser who has been involved with the magazine’s printing for 29 years

We turn the spotlight on ourselves and go behind the scenes ...
Welcome to Israel ... Rhona and Eric Berzack, of Modiin, at Savidor Train Station, Tel Aviv, waiting to greet visitors

ESRA Song Contest volunteer Adi Assodri takes a selfie

Song Contest volunteers at Arlozoroff train station, Tel Aviv, include Modiin residents Marion Stone (second left) and Ora Blank (Photo: Dov Haimson)

 By Anthony Green and Cynthia Barmor Showing our best I...
Some of the ‘selection box’ of parties

So come September 17 and we've got another Israeli general e...
Israeli helicopter flying over Kibbutz Ma’ayan Baruch

Entrance to the Ma’ayan Baruch shelter

Syrian shells landing near Ma’ayan Baruch . . . a photo taken from the entrance to the kibbutz shelter

The dramatic photos shown here were taken during the Six‐Day...
A more familiar Jackie

How's this for a new character in the story of Purim? Instea...
Competitive edge ... Nitzan and Shy in Bake Off Israel

Nitzan and Shy busy creating another amazing cake.

The wedding cake they created with the two upside down bridegrooms

Nitzan’s great at creating adverts ... here she’s creating in the kitchen

Nitzan and Shy with Aldo Henriquez (left), spouse of the British Ambassador to Israel David Quarrey (second left), and the 95cm high Queen’s birthday cake

Bake Off judges (from left) chef and restaurateur Ran Shmueli, chocolatier Oded Brenner and Israeli baking guru Carine Goren

We’ve won! The moment Nitzan and Shy were announced the winners of Bake Off Israel. Their prize: a trip to Zanzibar

Contestants in the big tent constructed in Tel Aviv’s Ganei Yehoshua Park

Nitzan Krivine, ESRAmagazine's ad designer, and her friend S...
MDA ambulance in the toy museum

Anyone planning a visit to the UK, and particularly the sout...
Succot theme by Haggai de la Fuente, of Modiin

Hila’s winner

As you can see, some youngsters have put their art and soul ...

 THE WINNER of our final photo contest is Lora Gordon, ...