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Progress Is its name. Where nothing stays the same. The path in which the future lays is fingertip technology and LCD displays. Where the Micro-chip reigns supreme like royal family both king and queen. But for me the chip upon my dish, is partnered by a piece of fish.
In the eighteenth century, there lived a Bedouin sheik named Daher el-Omar who had a vision of Moslems, Christians and Jews living together and prospering in the Galilee. He built churches in Nazareth and synagogues and houses of learning in Tiberias. He banned highway robbery and instead encouraged his people to farm and trade, to support themselv...
Healing PathwaysA Journey Through Life's ChallengesBy Mindy Wiesenberg In March 2020, just as the world was beginning to grapple with Covid-19, Mindy Wiesenberg realized that she was more than ready to meet the challenges of lockdown, self-isolation and social distancing. Since being diagnosed with cancer in 2012, Mindy had needed to self-isolate m...
Marjorie Glick was born on April 5th 1932 in South Shields, located on the glorious North East coast of Britain. As a child, Marjorie and her sisters Ralia and Cynthia would be sent for a brisk walk on the beach close to their home of Rose Villa if they showed any signs of illness. Her father Emanuel Saville founded a music store – Saville Bros., a...
It was hard to concentrate as Gidi (the fireplace maven) explained how to turn on the austere black oven that stood majestic in the corner of the living room. The first thing he showed me was how to open the valve in the back to let in petrol. Such a simple instruction – yet I felt overwhelmed at the task. Of all the challenges I have faced as a Je...
My soon-to-be-husband finished his Master's Degree in Radio/Television Journalism in 1957 and was offered a job at a radio station in Macon, Georgia. We were ecstatic! We'd be married shortly and have a job waiting! When Bob told his mother, the color drained from her face. "Macon, Georgia?" she asked. "You cannot go there." Privately, I said to Bo...
Shelli and Michael Wallach together with Chairman Harry Hiller After more than one year of hibernation due to the Covid-19 pandemic, ESRA Haifa Branch launched its first live event since January 2020, on Wednesday 9th June 2021. Chairman Harry Hiller and his committee were able to arrange a musical event, by finding two Israeli / Australian musicians to perform in Haifa at the home of Harry and Marion Hiller. ...
Photos by Judy Levin Ingrid Barzel and Carole Rosenblatt Stephen Harris and baby Moshe Baraban Weisman family The Beer Sheva MADD band. Dov Landsbaum, Alan Cohen and Marc Wachspress After this long period of no social contact, and since it was the birthday of America – July 4th – we decided in ESRA Beer Sheva to have a party! We planned with the municipality to use a portion of the new Beer Sheva River Park. When completed, it will have the largest man-made lake in the country, including paddle boats, restaurants, etc. In the ...
 He was my childhood friend – our parents too were such. Suffering Nazi trauma made bonds that none could touch. We each propped up, on a rock, in his courtyard home I'm eight, he's two years more. Talk? No. We were too old. What can I say? His Mother's very proud of him, Saved his life in Italy Ran from office to Embassy Visas got – ship's em...
It was through my late husband, John, that I first met Judy and Stephen Samuel. John, an architect by profession, thought his days of architecture were over when coming to Israel to retire in 1998. However, he soon discovered there were many Anglos who had apartments and houses requiring renovation and remodeling. Judy and Stephen became clien...