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Home sweet home ... where Carl lived from 1984 to 1987

Sound of music ... a Honuno’o man plays a native violin

Home a loom ... a Honuno’o woman weaves a cotton skirt

A touch of paradise ... Mindoro’s palm trees and sandy beaches. Photo: wikipedia/commons

A funny thing happened on my way to Herzliya one day last Au...

Jacob's OathBy Martin FletcherThomas Dunne Books; St. Martin...
Breakfast friends: Shirley Kirsch (left) and Rica Goldin

Postscript to a recent obituary of Shirley Kirsch http://esr...
Expectations ran high ahead of the semifinals of the Crime W...



Can you imagine rows and rows of different-sized hand-knitte...

A new ESRA branch has recently been formed in Givatayim. Inv...

The world is not only getting smaller – it's getting hungrie...
Fine vintage ... the Montefiore Winery co-founders Arnon Geva with siblings David and Rachel Montefiore




Briton Moses Montefiore, was one of the most prominent Jewis...
Sharona with her late husband, Ed

The receptionist hands me a questionnaire to fill out - Name...
Welcome from Harry Hiller at the first meeting

Thursday, January 9 saw the birth of a new ESRA branch in Ha...
Sandy Kessler running one of her classes. Shalom Brenner is in the background

I suddenly started limping like an old crock. I dashed to th...
Memories of England ... Paul Kohn at the coast with Reverend Morton

Young refugees in England: Paul Kohn and Eugene Gunz with their boxed gas masks

Paul and Rev. Morton play chess in the garden at Chatteris in Cambridgeshire

Paul, aged 6, with his parents in pre-war Austria

Paul and Eugene in Chatteris in 1942

The boys enjoying English comic papers

Paul reporting for The Jerusalem Post. In the foreground is the familiar figure of Israeli statesman David Ben-Gurion

Paul Kohn addresses ESRA audience in Herzliya Genteel smilin...

 Nelson Mandela's love of children and attention to the...
Joy ... Lod residents celebrate the inauguration of a Torah scroll

Lod youngsters on the day of the Torah’s inauguration

Time to learn ...inside the study hall of the pre-army academy

Lod challenges its inhabitants with many of the problems of ...
Nelson Mandela: Speech was acclaimed Photo: SA Good News; Courtesy flickr.com

Over several decades the world has witnessed political leade...
Are you being served ... the volunteers at the ESRA table (from left) Leon Lipchin, Brenda Brett, Cynthia Barmor, Katrina Manobla and Rachel Shani

 AT MODIIN'S annual Volunteers' Day last December, all ...
Alan Cohen (left) as Sancho Panza and Brett Goldman plays Don Quixote/Miguel de Cervantes in the LOGON production of Man of La Mancha

"To dream the impossible dream, to fight the unbeatable foe,...
Ruth sculpture at the Ketura Solar Field

The welcome sign at Kibbutz Ketura

The Arts Center at Naot Semadar

The Methuselah tree at Ketura

Looking for a change of pace or of scenery from Israel's cit...
Expert ... Professor Steve Rosen at Shivta

That is how it felt as we drove south from Beersheba. We wer...