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Illustration by Denis Shifrin

Illustration by Denis Shifrin

As parents, there are two types of relationships that consum...
SAM AND I were together for many years and later married. In...
Issie Granoth

My father Issie, I would like to share with you the story of...
Mordechai Ben-Porat: Organizer

Iraqi Jewish immigrants after their arrival at Lod Airport in 1951

With them the seed of wisdom did I sowAnd with mine own hand...
Let’s go ... music lovers all set to board the bus to Eilat Chamber Music Festival. Photos this page: Adina Rinat

The sound of music ... enjoying one of the informal gigs at the festival

A chat in Eilat ... (from left) Meira Applebaum, Fonda Dubb and Glenis Bertfield

There we were standing at a bus stop so early in the morning...
Sam Zebba ... with the conductor’s baton ‘which made him look like a magician holding a wand’

Sam was second unit director on The Nun’s Story which starred Audrey Hepburn and Peter Finch

The critique of Sam Zebba's last book opens with the followi...

Writ in Water by Nina Selbst Self-published 2015. 462 pp.Pap...

 ISRAEL'S EDGE: The Story of the IDF's Most Elite Unit ...
Dr Aryeh Shore giving the talk

Visit to the Opera The first week in January saw the Petah T...
The Elma Arts Complex Hotel at Zichron Yaacov

Thirsty work ... the statue which greets visitors to the hotel

Lily Elstein’s personal touch is evident in the restaurant

A stunning view from the hotel

And there it is - standing proudly in a verdant site located...

The Place I Live The People I Know By Lori Mendel 367 p...

Cover of issue 182



Sara Elkes

One of Olwen Hughes’ drawings



Naomi Wall ... medical aide



Cover of the Tel Aviv Food book ... buy it for NIS 90 from the author direct

You can undermine the malevolence of BDS by becoming 'keyboa...
Question master Harvey Lewis

 Even if you didn't know your Streisand from your Supre...
3,500 year old royal seal of the Egyptian Pharaoh Thutmose III. Photo: Elie Posner, Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Falcon-shaped vessel, Ashkelon, 17th-16th century BCE, pottery Collection of Israel Antiquities Authority Photo: Elie Posner, Israel Museum, Jerusalem.

Jewelry, Canaan, 14th-13th Century BCE, Gold Photo: David Harris, Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Canaanite scarab bearing a generic figure of a Canaanite ruler, Tell el-`Ajjul, 17th -16th century BCE, steatite. Photo: Elie Posner, Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Statue of the Nile God at the Capitolo by Francois Perrier, 1590-1650

The Finding of Moses, undated, oil on canvas, by Nicola Grassi, Italian, 1682-1750

Fragment of Sphinx, Hazor, 26th century BCE (but probably arrived at the site during 14th-13th century BCE), Gneiss Collection of Israel Antiquities Authority. Photo: Elie Posner, Israel Museum, Jerusalem

This winter, an Israeli hiking in the Galilee stumbled upon ...

The Long Night by Ernst Israel BornsteinThe Toby Press ...
Eli Libenson and Suzy Kaplan on their wedding day

Suzy and Eli (holding their son Danny) with his parents, the Libensons

Eli and Suzy with her parents, Alyce and Lawrence Kaplan

Hugs ... Eli and Suzy

Every marriage is by definition an intermarriage, even if bo...
Illustration by Denis Shifrin

Theater of the absurd on ticket prices My granddaughter want...

Pesach lasts just one short week, but judging by people's pa...
Kirtilal Mehta

We lived for many years in a beautiful penthouse on Amsterda...

The 2015 U.S. and Israeli tax-filing seasons have commenced....