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Who would have believed it?  It is hard to believe how ...

Another year has zoomed past us, another Annual General Meet...
Mike Amir in uniform

Mike Amir with Dalia Ayalon Sinclair

"How can I help you?" Vivian asked the British officer stand...
A few weeks ago, I was talking to a friend of mine and as is...
Selfie of the two masketeers ... Lawrence and Glenis Bertfield

The Bertfields’ home overlooks road 4 in Raanana, and Lawrence took this photo on the eve of Seder Night showing no traffic in either direction. “An amazing sight,” he said

 It's been the strangest of times and the best of times...


 Before we started our adventure to Israel nearly 12 ye...
Illustration: Denis Shifrin

In a rocking chair at the window she was left alone tired un...
ESRA Beer Sheva members enjoying MahJong (from left) Judy Levin, Andrea Friedenberg, Carole Rosenblatt and Riki Mannheim. Photo: Leslie Baker​

Quint, Kong, Pung, Soap, CRAK, 369 and The Charleston! What ...

I listened to an interesting discussion with Yuval Noah Hara...
Dr. Debra Gershov West ... on the front line

Cast your mind back to life BC – Before Coronavirus - when w...
What a beast . . . the Bucyrus TD9 Tractor-Bulldozer

 Some folks collect coins, stamps, matchboxes, postcard...
An Israeli girl has a Zoom chat with a Chinese youngster

COVID-19 has swept through Israel and is causing havoc with ...
Sam and Fanny Lipshitz ... he succumbed to the Spanish Flu

With the current coronavirus world pandemic, many info email...













Let's hear it for all the unsung heroes I write this to...
Learning all about algae at the Ruppin Marine Science Institute (Photos: Sara Yaacov)

Children enjoying their surprise meal of cheese and a variety of ... algae

This year, for the first time, the 36 motivated youth studyi...
Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Oh, to float in that deep hot oily bath, Perfumed candle, Gl...
Social distancing at a simchah …. Naomi and Tuvia Stuchiner at the recent wedding of their granddaughter, Noa​

Beit Issie Shapiro ... challenging time dealing with the pandemic

This year, Naomi Stuchiner, the founder of Beit Issie Shapir...

I am thrilled that Talia Kadosh, one of my 17-year old ESRA ...
Israel’s iconic and legendary singer Naomi Shemer who died 16 years ago (Photo: Wikipedia)

Singer-songwriter David Ben Reuven ... composed a moving tribute to Naomi Shemer

On June 26th 2020 Israel marked the 16th anniversary of the ...

The cover of ‘The Tractor in the Sandbox’ by Meir Shalev which has illlustrations by Yossi Abulafia

 Tractors have always been a symbol of the return of th...

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