ESRAmagazine

It always amazes me, even after 37 years, how this magazine ...
Amatzia Baram at ESRA Haifa

On Sunday May 1, ESRA Haifa was honored and privileged to ho...


The cover of Jewish Warsaw Between the Wars



Home to roost ... a couple of birds having breakfast from a window box at Mike Porter’s apartment in Tel Aviv

How I tracked my parcel - to a gift shop  I received a ...

The Silver Locket By Sophia Bar-Lev 263 pages. 2015. Availab...
Serbia: The Umbrella Repairman by Zuzana Veresky, 2014

Gallery artistic director Natalie Tiznenko

GINA Gallery founder and CEO Dan Chill with executive assistant Chen Waxman

Argentina: Eduardo Ungar’s Cakes and Heart, 2008

It has to be admitted that there's not too much current art ...
Brenda Katten

 Co-Chairperson's message The old adage that time goes ...
Photo credit: Beth h Flickr.com

Many years ago when I took my first spiritual steps on what ...
Photo: Broken Promises – User Incantation-en. Wikipedia

A short story by Morton Leibowitz The day is as gray as the ...

The 2015 U.S. and Israeli tax-filing season has commenced. I...

 There is a tried and tested bridge adage: "Bid your ow...
Photo credit: Andrew Flickr.com

Out of the darkness (Based on a true story) Slowly he woke u...
Not lost for words! The winning Ankori debating team hold their trophy aloft

Something to say ... a lofty view of the debating contest in progress

The Institute of Ideas Debating Matters Competition, in part...
To the victor, the spoils. International exhibit winner Wildlife Photographer of 2016 by Don Gutoski

A jackal creeps up on a hoopoe bird in Yarkon Park. Israeli competition: First place, Bird Category. By Irit Drob.

Close-up of a honeybee Bet Yanai National Park. Israeli competition: First place, Ivertebrates Category. By Keren Eisenberger

Starlings overlooking the Dead Sea. Israeli Competition: Photograph of the Year. By Ilia Shalamaev

Feeding a baby hedgehog, Wildlife Hospital, Ramat Gan Second place: Wild animals in controlled environments By Daniella Harel

For 51 years the British Natural History Museum has been hol...
ESRA Modiin and Hadassah-Israel Levonah Chapter at the Modiin Hashoa event ... (from left) Jackie Klein, Sandy Regev, Ruchama Berkovitch, Mimi Nadelbach, Rivkah Cooper, Harriet Spitzer, Cynthia Barmor, Carol Lipman and Evelynne Cherny

Sachlavim CEO Sami Attar addressed the audience

Mimi Nadelbach lost her parents and a sister in the Holocaust

In order not to split the community for such an important ev...
The photo with the man’s head missing

It would be many years before Henya saw the complete picture, which revealed the missing head of her birth father

For as long into the past as I remember, there hung on the w...
Dr. Ronnie Solan ... treatment


Dr. Ronnie Solan is a clinical psychologist and psychoanalys...
Diplomat Ish (front row in sunglasses) and the ESRA visitors

It all began when ESRA Modiin invited Israel's first Bedouin...
Rabbi Daniel Beller ... charismatic

Daniel at his bar mitzvah celebrations in March 1976

Marion Lebor, Jackie and David Shulman and Barbara...
Fig saplings grew two meters in one year at the nursery at Akrich, adjacent to the sacred burial site of the Hebrew saint, Raphael HaCohen

Yossef Ben-Meir and his Moroccan kippa

Branching out ... a youth receives organic fruit trees grown at the Akrich nursery

All smiles ... Moroccan women cheering the arrival of guests of different faiths

Dig in ... Moroccan governor of the Al Haouz province, Mr. Younes El Bathaoui, and the Ambassador of the U.S. to the Kingdom of Morocco, Dwight Bush Sr planting a tree

"You could tell when the Jewish boys came into town because ...
Sonia Goldstein ... a visit to Tel Aviv galvanized her passion for Zionism

Sonia's early life was far from ideal.Her parents fled the p...