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Anthony Green made aliyah from Leeds, England, with wife Tay in July 2012. He has spent most of his working life in newspapers first as a reporter, then as a sub-editor on a regional paper, and latterly as editor of a weekly newspaper for 16 years. He has also designed in-house newsletters and magazines for leading British companies.

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

Administrative advertising and accounts volunteer Neville Friedland checking an item on sceen in the magazine’s new offices in Volunteer House, Kfar Saba

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 BarmorShowing our best Is...
Some of the ‘selection box’ of parties

So come September 17 and we've got another Israeli general e...

Photos: Anthony Green They are on display in all weathe...