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Yom Kippur, 1970

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"Yom Kippur always brings back memories of my aliyah" 7th of...
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Richard Codor

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Codor's No. 1 Haggadah on Amazon

“Codor Live”: drawing Geva’s favorite characters

Illustrator, Animator, Political Cartoonist, Story Artist, A...
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Kfar Saba Pride House

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Kfar Saba mayor Rafi Saar with a copy of ESRA Magazine, at the opening of Pride House, which now shares space with the ESRA Kfar Saba offices.


Kfar Saba's Pride House, the first in the Sharon to serve as...
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Tel Aviv Benches

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Tel Aviv benches have a life of their own, and give life to ...
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Yachad English Speaking Branch

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Ian Fine, Chairman of Yachad’s English- Speaking Branch

Soldiers greet supporters at a look-out near Gaza

Up Close and Personal With the IDF Gaza Division  Remem...
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From Alaska to Jerusalem

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Two years ago I had occasion to participate in the Shabbat s...
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My Petrol Oven

Petrol-oven Illustration by Cookie Moon
It was hard to concentrate as Gidi (the fireplace maven) exp...
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The Lynching of a Jewish Man in Georgia in 1928

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My soon-to-be-husband finished his Master's Degree in Radio/...
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Hedy Lamarr, A Beauty of Genius

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Contemporary with the divine Greta Garbo, why did Hedy Lamar...
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Murphy's Law and Revenge

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I, an 89-year-old widower, was puffing along, like Thomas th...
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Lapid Ceramics: A Melting Pot

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Photos by Kobi Klaitman of Lapid ceramic items from the coll...
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Soul Key

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IDF soldiers with PTSD learn to make music as part of their ...
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How the Pandemic Stopped One Dream and Started Another

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This is a story about how a trip to Australia, cancelled due...
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Bess and Lillian

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Bess Myerson, Miss America 1945 Lillian Lux, Star of Yiddish...
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The Tapestry of Israel

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Kamil Sari

Ehab Zidan

Zainab Abu-Swaid

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Photos by Anat Harrel Most tourists, and even many Israelis,...
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Dudi Shoval Graffiti

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Text and photos by Lydia Aisenberg The longest piece of graf...
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Providing Spiritual Care During Corona

Mumbai Judith with members of the Mumbai Jewish community, for whom she led High Holiday services
Judith (in blue and white) dressed for work in the Corona Care Unit at Tel Hashomer Hospital.

The Torah Study Group at Beth Protea

Patients suffering from the Covid-19 (corona) virus in Israe...
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Chaye Sarah

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I had heard the story many times. And it never failed to mov...
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Corona and Couples

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As a couple therapist for over 40 years, I was not surprised...
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Legalities of Property Leasing

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What happens when a tenant breaches the lease but refuses to...
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