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ESRAmagazine documents and illustrates the life of the English-speaking community in Israel. It keeps readers in touch with the community, with each other, and involves them in life in Israel. Contributors come from all walks of life, age groups and geographic areas, both in Israel and abroad



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ACCOMODATION TO LETB&B in center of Raanana. Ann Tel:526...

 The Bar Sagi Young Poets' Prize Poetry competition in ...






Grant and Daniella Crankshaw of Center Stage in Raanana

'Beautiful' article in your magazine remembered Lori &n...

t's all change at ESRA Modiin with a trio of new leaders tak...

Tremors in our part of the world are overdue. Don't panic – ...
Proud: Dr. Luba Zuk with her award from the Ministry of Health

An Award from Israel's Ministry of Health was presented to E...
Hora Dance at the Kibbutz Galia Ron 2018

Friday on Rothschild Blvd, Yitzhak Buberman 2013

On the Way to Israel, Aviva Sonsino 2017

Lower Galilee, Zoe Sever 2018

Hayarkon Park, Tel Aviv, Zoe Sever 2018

In honor of the 70th anniversary of the State of Israel, GIN...
Photo by Holzwurm52 Wikimedia Commons

Forlorn Felineby Roy RundsA poor stray pussycatfur filthy, b...
Some of the guests at the Independence Day gathering in Raanana: Marilyn Perl, Frances Solomonovitch, Illana Bank and Jennifer (Jen) Gompes

The chefs get ready to prepare the Yom Ha’atzmaut barbecue in Raanana: Spencer Jacob, Martin Perl and Elias McQuade

How did we celebrate Israel's 70th? On Independence Day an E...
Photo by https://torange.biz/fx

Plucky Israel has excelled at so many things and in so many ...
Standing (from left): ESRA Vice-Chair Terry Morris, Chair ESRA Fundraising Committee and Friends of ESRA UK Richard Stein, ESRA Chairman Baruch Tanaman, author Howard Jacobson, Adv. Michael Hunter and Roger Adelman, committee member Friends of ESRA UK. Seated (from left): Mimi Tanaman, Rena Stein, Adele Hunter


Left: Hosts for the evening Sir Sydney Lipworth QC and Lady Rosa Lipworth CBE. Right: Adv. Michael Hunter in conversation with prize-winning author Howard Jacobson

Guests enjoying one of the many amusing moments during Howard Jacobson's discussion with Michael Hunter

Man Booker prize-winning author, Howard Jacobson (The Finkle...
At the Spring Fair at the British Ambassador’s residence in Ramat Gan (from left) ESRA Community Projects Coordinator Nina Zuck, Tarkin Adago, ESRA Vice Chair Terry Morris, Belaynesh Abel and ESRA Executive Member Lawrence Bertfield

ESRA Executive Member Glenis Bertfield (left) at the Spring Fair with Itzik Kaneti, a volunteer in the ESRA Raanana Second-Hand Shop, and Liz Morris

Every year ESRA participates with other non‐profit organizat...
Tichon Hadash ESRA volunteer tutors: Standing (from left) Anthony Blechner, Pollie Weidhas, Mia Ephrat, Mary Suffot Seated (from left) Dvorah Schneider, Rennie Rafaely, Ros Blechner

Electric bikes are making sidewalks like the Wild West

A runaway success

I’m 59 and still singing along to the songs made famous by Gladys & Roz

An extraordinary gesture by some truly amazing peopleFor yea...
Photo by Randy Heinitz www.flickr.com

CONGRATULATIONS to the following – winners of the ESRA 2017 ...
All ‘dolled up’ to help needy kids. Photo: Anthony Green

The Modiin ESRA Knitting and Crocheting Circle has been busy...

Modiin's popular Music Lovers Evening was hosted by Hilda Be...
Temple Court, Cathedral Road, Cardiff, Wales, seen from the west. Completed in 1897 as Cardiff United Synagogue but is now a secular office building.Photo credit: Josie Campbell via Wikimedia Commons

Children from Ethiopia and Russia enjoying themselves in 1994A summer camp organized by ESRA for new immigrants from Ethiopiaand the Former Soviet Union on the caravan site of Hatzrot Yasaf, near Acco

 Welsh Jews seek to trace history of their 250-year-old...

Cynthia received her award from the city's Mayor, Haim Bibas

 ESRA Modiin was honored by the city at its annual Volu...
90th anniversary of the WW1 Battle of Beersheba: Australian riders prepare for their mounted parade

Notice outside schools warning parents about bikes


‘Golden couple’ who sowed the seeds that became ESRA’s sewing centers

Judy Copeland in 1968

In the shade of the Shikma tree

Electric bikes: Laws being ignoredThere is a growing, very w...