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Israel is a rare example in the world of a water-starved cou...

 I grew up in America in synagogues using the Ashkenazi...
Along the German Colony (Photos: Denis Kaliser)


Model cooling tower In the Visitors Center at the Bazan Group Oil

At the Hai-Bar Nature Reserve

Summer begins; but a bus full of ESRA day-trippers ignored t...
Harry Hiller chatting with School Counselor Savit and some students who were helped by ESRA

Entertainment by the Israeli Russian girls who performed a traditional dance

ESRA Haifa attended the graduation ceremony at Kfar HaNoar H...
The cover of Gregory J. Wallance’s book about Sarah Aaronsohn, the leader of the Nili spy ring

Online advice (from left) Dena Laufer, David Gee, Lenita and Stanley Curzon (Photo: Denis Kaliser)

 Two fascinating speakers recently each gave a talk to ...
Enjoying the PzazzBand concert in Herzliya (Photo: Denis Kaliser)

Enjoying the PzazzBand concert in Modiin (Photo: Cynthia Barmor)

The PzazzBand, with singer Gilda Hami, has been graciously p...
ESRA Petah Tikvah visits the Israel Guide Dog Center

A training session at the Center

 Recently more than 25 people from all over the center ...

 In May in Herzliya Cynthia Maresky gave an excellent t...
Left to right: Dena Laufer, Bess Hoffman, Yotam Polizer, Sally Oren, Sandra and Marcel Grossman

In April, in the beautiful home of Sandra and Marcel Grossma...
Some of the Fun-glish participants in the beginners' class in Modiin with their facilitator, Sandra Apperman (second right) and assistant Thelma Bernstein (second left) at their final meeting in June

ESRA Modiin's pilot to create a "Fun-glish" activity had var...
The four 6th Grade girls performing their song, Little Gifts

5th Graders performing

Compere: Rivka Ashegere

SBC: Students Build a Community – End of year parties This y...

The hardest thing in life to learn is which bridge to cross ...

Getting used to a different way of life can be a daunti...



Seared Duck with Riette, Celeriac Puree and Heritage Carrots...

 Suggestions for your New Year table This year has seen...

Tremors in our part of the world are overdue. Don't panic – ...


All my life I've dreamed of making a match, a shiduch. This ...
The lid of the tin which dates back to 1950

Scenes on the tin . . . working in a foundry and an Israeli Navy officer with a sexton

Vintage chocolate tins show Israeli scenes and traditions St...
Bernard Mann, author of the historical novel

David & Avshalom: Life and Death in the Forest of Angels

Helen: Bernard, how and why did you come to write this histo...
Len Sirowitz sketching at a San Miguel art course

A praying mantis in stained glass

Hats and baskets for sale in the market

All that glitters . . . pieces of jewelry made by Herb Hahn

The three Amigos in San Miguel de Allende (from left) Irwin Levenson, Herb Hahn and Stan Goldberg

Our friends Vivienne and Irwin kept raving about San Miguel ...