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In memory of A. J. Heschel Jerusalem I hear the yearning in ...

A poor stray pussycat fur filthy, bedraggled tail missing di...

To celebrate Israel's 70th anniversary, tour guide ONNIE SCH...
Some of the 200 members of the audience who enjoyed the Gil Shohat concert. Photos: Mike Altman

Pianist Gil Shohat with ESRA’s Nelly Perry

A Holocaust survivor whose memories of hunger remained with ...
Susita ... still standing. Story and photos by Lydia Aisenberg

Waiting for restoration

Walking the Roman road

Perched 350 meters atop a strategic hill overlooking the eas...
The Jain Temple at Chendamangalam. Story and photos by Vera Freudmann

A bridal couple on the morning of their wedding

The Ark in a synagogue in Cochin, Kerala

Holiday high point ... the Freudmanns at the Taj Mahal

Indian women happy to pose in typically colorful dress

Mumbai, where every day is washday in the world’s largest outdoor laundry

 India was one of those places that my husband and I ag...
Hamam Yehudi. Story and photos by Buzzy Gordon

The Holocaust memorial sculpture in Saloniki

The interior of Yad Lazikaron Synagogue

A gravestone (museum exhibit)

Ladadika. Saloniki's Jews were so critical to running the city's seaport that it closed on Shabbat

Greece's second largest city and environs have a lot to offe...
Photos: Dennis Kaliser



Once again ESRA succeeded in organizing a wonderful visit to...

The Italian Merengue

 THIS DESSERT is influenced by a dessert that was influ...
The Heydar Aliev Museum is in the shape of a reclining figure 8. Photos: Ruti Porter

The caravanserai in Sheki

Exterior of the Azerbaijan Carpet Museum

Ruti had been reading about Baku and had chosen Azerbaijan's...
Hora Dance at the Kibbutz Galia Ron 2018

Friday on Rothschild Blvd, Yitzhak Buberman 2013

On the Way to Israel, Aviva Sonsino 2017

Lower Galilee, Zoe Sever 2018

Hayarkon Park, Tel Aviv, Zoe Sever 2018

In honor of the 70th anniversary of the State of Israel, GIN...
Speaking at the Weizmann dialogues (from left) Elkan Levy, Rachel Weizmann, Howard Epstein and Barry Shaw Photo: Glenis Bertfield

On the eve of the 70th anniversary of the birth of the Jewis...
Mike Altman

Before my wife and I found ourselves in Israel, we were livi...
A Response to Poland's New Law Denying Its Official Participation in the Holocaust


According to a new Polish law, approved this year, ironicall...
Logo: Wikimedia Commons

The memory is so vivid. It's like it was yesterday. I was on...

I am passionate about Israel, and have been ever since it wa...

Israel is celebrating 70 years of remarkable achievement. Lo...
Photo credit: Alpha Stock Images

As Israel reaches its 70th birthday, some will inevitably ob...
Henna

It was several weeks after my arrival in Israel that my newl...
Templer buildings in the Sarona colony on Kaplan Street before final restoration.   Photo: David Shankbone Wikimedia Commons

Children of the Templers

Hotel Fast in Jerusalem ... with a swastika flag flying

Bethlehem of Galilee. Photo: Hoshvilim, Wikimedia Commons

I joined the tour of Sarona organized by ESRA Kfar-Saba/Hod ...