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Hava Almo in the Ethiopian Cultural Heritage Center she’s created in her own home in Beit Shean

Yiftach Arnon, visiting the Ethiopian Center from a nearby kibbutz, becomes an instant Ethiopian elder at the hands of Hava

Story and Photos: Lydia Aisenberg  Hava Almo originates...
Klimt’s Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer, subject of the movie Woman in Gold, is on permanent view at the Neue Galerie, Fifth Avenue, New York

The Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial in Vienna

Helen Mirren and Ryan Reynolds in a scene from ‘Woman in Gold’

Hotel Metropole, where the deportation of Vienna’s Jews was organized

In July 2014, I returned to Vienna after a long pause, to re...




Volunteers Tamara Mendelson and Naomi Mendes

Some of those at the event in Raanana (from above left) Bonn...
First Nations Kahnawake Community Police Chief Dwayne Zacharie visiting the Western Wall, Jerusalem

Dwayne Zacharie at the Givat Haviva Peace Tree

David Mendelsohn and Dwayne Zacharie in the Jezreel Valley

In 2003 and still a work in progress, First Nations educators leave their peaceful mark on the Givat Haviva peace tree

Story and Photos: Lydia Aisenberg Dwayne Zacharie, a recent ...
Writer James Joyce (below) and a night in a Dublin pub (above) Photo Credit: herooutoftime-flickr.com

Photo: Alex Ehrenzweig

Photo Credit: David Jones-flickr.com

A bridge over the River Lifffey in Dublin

For those of you who have never visited Ireland, be advised:...
Atarah Fisher addresses the audience

Audience members listen to Atarah Fisher’s talk in Modiin

Story and Photos by Flori Cohen Although a difficult subject...
Photo Credit: B. Carlson-flickr.com

When I first visited Israel many years ago, I stayed for a w...
Living the life ... the community of Teva Haadam, just 20 minutes from Tel Aviv


 It is not often that parents get to stand on the sidel...
Child survivors of the Holocaust attending school in the Feldafing Displaced Persons Camp in Germany

A page dealing with Shavuot in the B’Derech 1946 publication

Kibbutz Mishmar HaEmek children celebrating Shavuot in 2014

A show of hands by the young girls of Kibbutz Mishmar HaEmek

Story and Photos by Lydia Aisenberg On the table before me a...
Posing for a selfie ... Lawrence and Glenis Bertfield

In the month of April our dedicated volunteers, Glenis and L...
Naomi Meshasha with the girls she tutors in Hefzibah

 Co-Chairpeson's Message Upon reaching a certain age, o...

The Giant and The Dwarf By Dov Yanai Orion Publishing House....
Professor Hanna Engelberg-Kulka

This woman's father was refused a job at Vienna University i...

I met Sybil when she began working at the BOS (British Olim ...

Co-authors: Walter Hatchuel and Lily-Rose Michalowsky  ...
A young Irving Berlin at the piano in 1906, and (below) receiving the U.S.stamp of approval in 2002



We own more phonographs than there are old record stores in ...
The Bloom family circa 1940 in Salisbury, Rhodesia. From left: the writer’s father Leslie Bloom, his aunt Minnie, uncle Harry, grandfather Phil and uncle Myer

Spielberg ... Shoah project

The French writer Marcel Proust wrote with great eloquence a...

Modiin’s Mahj Mavens (from left) Nechama Namal, Lori Abrams, Hinda Hausdorff, Rita Katz, Cynthia Barmor

On, May 4, the Modiin MahJ Mavens hosted their third annual ...

Dr. Einat Wilf

Delegitimization of Israel: Who we are or what we do? I writ...
Photos and words by Ilan Hirschowitz

The man who started it all in 1996 ... Cyclenix founder John Cohen

Cycling quartet ... Anna Sheffer, Barbara Sher, Yochi Levy and Michal Cahn

Cyclenix members Yvette Hirschowitz and Merril Walder

I think one could say without a doubt that cycling is Israel...

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