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Celebration cake to mark 10 years

Rachel Wollstein entertains

On a cold winter's night, over seventy English speakers of R...
Tel Aviv’s first municipality in Bialik Street. Story & photos by Henry Gild



Inside the Reuven Rubin Museum in Bialik Street

On a lovely winter morning we met up with Cecily Hanson at A...
The prisoners’ courtyard at Akko Prison

The gallows at Akko prison

The refectory of the Crusader Hospitaller fortress

Early on November 21, 2017, a day the weatherman had promise...
The cover of Herb Hahn’s copy of the cassette of The Spy Went Dancing by Aline, Countess of Romanones





It was the summer of 1971. Lenore, my BW (beautiful wife) an...

Every once in a while you should remind yourself..."You dese...

On September 3, 2017, all Israeli insurance companies came o...
In October 1943, these two Danish fishermen made about 10 night-time crossings from Copenhagen to Sweden in boat K1657 with two or three Jewish fugitives each time hidden under herring nets. As October was the peak season for herring, nocturnal fishing trips didn’t raise any suspicions

Arne Rabuchin ... one of the youngest Holocaust survivors in Israel today

What can be said about the Holocaust that has not already be...
Amelia Terkel and her grand-daughter, Yasmin, release the Black Mercenaries. Photos: Amir Terkel

Amelia Terkel

Citrus Mealy Bugs (‘White Vandals’) suck the sap of the hibiscus hedge while the distended bellies of Big-Headed Ants (‘Brown Traders’) indicate they have licked the bugs’ excreted sugar. The ants will bring the sugar to their underground nests to feed their own young

Left: Larva Lady Beetle (‘Black Mercenary’) looks like a mature Citrus Mealy Bug. Right: (‘White Vandal’). The larvae infiltrate the Mealy Bug colonies and eat them

Our garden in Herzliya looks beautiful and serene on a hot, ...
At the Melbourne book swap (from left) Sue Zimmerman, Mira Brown and Pauline Schwartz

Susan Zimmerman’s book

Many kilometers from ESRA Headquarter (13,757k to be exact),...
Photo by Randy Heinitz www.flickr.com

CONGRATULATIONS to the following – winners of the ESRA 2017 ...

On average, one can expect that more than 70% of the hands p...

An Accidental Messiah: The Dry Bones Society IIby Dan Sofer3...

Puzzle Tov! A collection of Jewish Brainteasers, Puzzles and...
Deca. Photo: Anatoly Michaelo

Happy Fish

Master Fish

Yakimono

Cancun

Jacko

HaShaked

Manta Ray

Yam 7

206 Dagim

As a Mediterranean country with a long coastline, Israel is ...
The coach party of ESRAmagazine folk on their day out make a visit to Israeli West Barta’a. Photo: Lydia Aisenberg

Lydia Aisenberg

 Readers of ESRA magazine are undoubtedly familiar with...
Photos: Nitzan Krivine




Great for Passover but so delicious you'll want to make it a...
President Pertini (left) listens as Bernardo Grosser reads inscription. On the right: Iso Doron, who was saved by DELASEM in 1941.

Dante Almansi, president of the Union of Italian Jewish Communists

Villa Emma in the village of Nonantola

Lawyer Lelio Vittorio Valobra and Bernardo Grosser in Switzerland in 1944

Exterior of Bernardo Grosser’s home in Sokolov Street, Jerusalem.

Settimio Sorani, the head of Rome DELASEM

DELASEM national director (left) with Bernardo Grosser and a refugee at a train station. “He who saves a single life saves the entire world” – The Talmud

From Hitler's rise to power in 1933 until the early 1940's, ...
All ‘dolled up’ to help needy kids. Photo: Anthony Green

The Modiin ESRA Knitting and Crocheting Circle has been busy...
Photo credit: ella www.flickr.com

Separating and throwing out plastics is just not enoughWhils...
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin honors Smoky Simon for his 24 years of services to the Menachem Begin Heritage.

Helen and Victor Hirsch celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary with their family.

Please share with ESRA readers your celebrations - Births, B...