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A Sikorsky helicopter in action

A Sikorsky helicopter in action Daniel's day started off nor...

Dr Kelsey aged 99 (Photo Credit: www.wikipedia.com)



Empress Catherine II "the Great" of Russia and Smallpox (Pho...
It was just like any other day, with a dawn and a beautiful ...
In perfect harmony . . . Or singing with Shiri Maimon

Thrilled . . . Yonatan with Shiri

Hugs . . . Sarit meets Shiri

This was no ordinary social evening. The air was electric wi...
Generation game . . . kibbutz-born Yoav Galili and youngest son Dylan point to Yoav’s founder member parents, Gidon and Ora Galili, on a photo in the communal dining room. Photos & Text: Lydia Aisenberg

Brenda Lande (right) with former volunteer Natasha Kaye, originally from Leeds, UK. A photograph of the kibbutz as it was in 1936 can be seen on the wall behind.

Very basic . . . the dining room with tin utensils, part of the Kibbutz Geva ‘back to the past’ museum

At the entrance to Kibbutz Geva stands a gigantic black and ...
Plea for awnings for the troops

OPERATION PROTECTIVE EDGE

Troops of Battalion 405 take delivery of coffee kits and shade nets during Operation Protective Edge

ESRA received a request for help from Omer Manos, the son of...

The title I have chosen for my message in this edition is a ...

Yom Kippur is often referred to as Yom haKadosh - the holies...
A magic class in Herzliya

Abracadabra! Magicians set up courses for disadvantaged Isra...
Helping hands . . . Kim (center) with her two advocates

It really hit us when we both reached retirement age. Who wo...
A general view of the Slovakia synagogue’s interior looking east. The chairs are used for musical concerts, not services, and modern art works are currently displayed on the walls.

Writer Frankie Cronin at the entrance to the synagogue

The outside of the synagogue showing the original cupola.

We recently returned from a short break in Slovakia, walking...
Enjoying the scenery on a Karmiel trip to the Golan

A Karmiel quiz . . . and we’ve got a winner

A display of handicrafts at a meeting

Four years ago my wife Natalie and I took the monumental dec...
Israeli visitors Uri and Pnina Bar-el at sculpture of shofar in the city of Varna commemorating the rescue of Bulgarian Jewry. Photos & Story: Lydia Aisenberg

Hebrew speaking Bulgarian taxi-driver Miro Slavantonov outside the hotel in Varna

Gad Helerman and Hebrew language board explaining sites and sights to visit

Because of the sheer volume and influence of after-army Isra...
Tourists at the Valley Train

Templer architecture at Beit Lechem HaGlilit

On June 25 a group of 40 day-trippers boarded a bus that too...
Photo by Barbara Abraham-Vazana

OPERATION PROTECTIVE EDGE

Yesterday I wanted to escape the never-ending, heart-breakin...
Photo Credit: cactus.man wikipedia.com

Pick the sabras (prickly pear) from the cacti in the early m...
Photo Credit: Mandy Goldberg

Influenced by a quote of feminist and political activist Glo...