ESRAmagazine
The memorial stones unveiled to the Bergs in Berlin

Ralph Alon’s mother Margaret – the Berg’s daughter – and father Bill

Just over a year ago, I received a letter from someone in th...
Yuja Wang ... an incandescent performance Photo: Susanne Diesner

The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, our prime cultural ambass...
Photo by Wonderlane-www.flickr.com

The Comforter does not confine Himself To a holy cloister, N...
Johaar Mosaval, principal dancer with the Royal Ballet, with the Gelvandale Toynbee Ballet School in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

First Debutantes Ball for colored girls under the Mayor of Port Elizabeth’s patronage

Many Jews in South Africa opposed the apartheid regime. My c...
The Kristianstad Synagogue furniture at Lechu Neranena, Raanana

I had never really harbored any ambitions of becoming an int...

Hero: Chiune Sugihara, ‘the Japanese Oskar Schindler’

The Miracle Visas by Yutaka Taniuchi Gefen Publishing House ...
Alan taking part in the triathlon

Temporary insanity? Ignorance? Mid-life crisis? All of these...
The final journey ... Iraqi Jews on their flight out of the country. Their destination: Israel. Photos: Courtesy of the Central Zionist Archives, Jerusalem

The immigrants’ camp “Shaar Ha’aliyah” in Haifa

 Twenty boys and girls, aged fifteen to nineteen, divid...
The memorial dreidel at Kibbutz Mishmar HaEmek

History on display for the kibbutz children of today ... in front of the water tower with the chanukiah on its crest

 Story and photos by Lydia Aisenberg Toddlers whoop wit...

ESRA Herzliya had a most successful Bridge morning at the Ra...

 ESRA has been going strong for 36 years and over the p...

Ruby

Amethyst

Amethyst

Shani Toder

Roseyquartz

Citrine

TourmalineBlaTran

Shani and her husband Adam Toder discovered crystals shortly...
In memory of our son Yaakov Yehudah Frimer

In the "Al ha-nissim" paragraph, which is added to our praye...
Photo by Nancy-flickr.com

ESRA Netanya's new Drop-In-office will be opening in Netanya...
Photo by: tonynetone-flickr.com

(Fiction) The polished willow branch in Mr. Shaabi's hand ta...
Pictures and text by Susan Meyer





Hundreds of millions of photographs are shared daily on soci...

Abe Jaffe came to Israel with a ready-made Hebrew name – Avr...
Photo Credit: Murtaza Imran Ali, www.flickr.com

By Mark Elliott Shapiro Translated from the Hebrew by the au...
Copenhagen’s Little Mermaid. Story and photos by Barbara Abraham

Hugs ... Anette de Florie (left) with Barbara Abraham in Copenhagen

The memorial service for Raoul Wallenberg

As Danny Kaye serenaded it – 'And there she stands waiting f...
Ziporah Segal ... happy air of optimism

Pesa Maskalik with her children in Jerusalem in 1929, Ziporah (4), Isaac (7) and Yehuda (2)

Painting of Jerusalem by Zipporah Segal

My aunt Ziporah Segal lived to the ripe old age of ninety. W...