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We bless our sons, their spouses, and our grandchildren befo...
Reuven Yagil with photographer Goel Drori at the source of the Blue Nile

Reuven Yagil in Kahzakistan with a sheep’s head given to an important guest so he will serve it to others

Reuven Yagil with two women during the Kahzaki new year

Dr. Doolittle from the Negev passed away – and fans the worl...





Sometime back in the late 70's, in Herzliya, a group of youn...
The poet Lea Goldberg pictured in 1946.

Next time you whip out a 100-shekel banknote take another lo...
The cover of John Barry’s book The Great Influenza

Alice Wolowitz

Alice’s brother Norman Wall (left) and his nephew Melvin Wall

Alice Wolowitz’s final resting place

A granite bench in Kehilat Israel cemetery dedicated to Alice’s memory

Photos and research: Jay Wall For millions of Americans, the...
ESRA’s hardworking and dedicated Welfare Fund committee members

 Well perhaps not quite that fast, but efforts were cer...
Illustration: Denis Shifrin

Tomorrow There is always a tomorrow After that last sorrow A...
Rachel Carson ... detailed observations. Photo: Wikipedia Commons

"Hear now this, O foolish people and without understanding, ...

Kale Salad

Broccoli Slaw

Gypsy Soup

Grandma Anne’s Apple Cake

Herzliya Ladies' Book Club compiled a volume of their f...

I thought lockdown was going to be my perfect time to sort o...
Touring the greenhouses at Talmei Yosef

Coo, look at that ... Candy Bliss, one of the members on the ESRA trip, who were invited to race homing pigeons at Shvil HaSalat, a demonstration farm

The memorial which stands in memory of the heroic Battle of Negba

Trippers enjoying a picnic in a sea of scarlet anemones (kalaniyot) at Be’er Marva

As I write, sitting in perfect self-isolation in my Netanya ...

They Left it All Behindby Hannah HahnPaperback. 269 pag...
All the information that was written on the envelope


I am a regular walker and like taking a route that goes thro...
Joe Goldberg ... an asset to ESRA

 BORN in Melbourne, Joe Goldberg made aliyah with his w...
In Togo woman were seen carrying more than 40 kilos on their heads

In the Fetish Market was a large display of dried animal heads – dogs, cats, monkeys, cobras, rats, ox horns and snakes. Many see it as a hospital or pharmacy

My journey deep within mysterious West Africa While searchin...

Stimulus Payment In an effort to assist individuals, busines...
Packing celery into boxes

Inge sorting the carrots at Leket

The original title of this article was to be "A Day in the L...
Synagogue pillars used as a defensive wall

Steps to the mikvah at Magdala

Menorah on Magdala Stone


The short paperback Jewish Magdala: The Pompei of Galilee wa...
Contributed by: Richard Codor

Contributed by: Anna Paikow

Puns, Limericks, Shorts et al. And a rolliking good time was...

On such a dark day is there room for consolation? ...