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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

Soul1 Dror Zicherman “…it’s doing me good!”
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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Ray of Light

Butchins Madeleine Schwarcz loading up her car with food parcels for needy families
Tablemats quilted by Marilyn Butchins

Bringing joy and excitement to Israel's needy  The near...
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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

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Zainab Abu-Swaid

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

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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

couples-in-corona Illustration: Liora Blum

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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Carole Rosenblatt: Yamit to Beer Sheva

3.1 Carole Rosenblatt with four of her great-grandchildren


Carole Rosenblatt with Amin in her restaurant Yamit

Photos Courtesy Carole and David Rosenblatt "I didn't leave ...
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Push the Tomato into the Bull!

bull Illustration: Liora Blum
For many years, I served as a senior examiner for the nation...
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Technion Creates Chinese University

Technion Aerial view of the GTIIT campus in Shantou, China
Li Ka-shing blowing the shofar at the inauguration ceremony of GTIIT

The Guangdong Technion Israel Institute of Technology campus in Shantou, China

Li Ka-shing with students of GTIIT in Shantou

Artistic performance at the inauguration ceremony of GTIIT in Shantou, China


The story behind a large donation  Photos: Technio...
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Scientific Instruments Through the Eyes of Swedish Donor

Madatech-buildin_20200904-092331_1 MadaTech building. Credit: MadaTech
A British sextant used for navigation Credit:Eyal Amir/MadaTech)

Early telescopes in a display cabinet in the View of Science room (Credit: Eyal Amir/ MadaTech)

Swedish donor Harry Pommert (left) and his wife Eva with MadaTech officials at the opening ceremony in 2013 (Credit: Eyal Amir/MadaTech)

A remarkable collection of scientific antique instruments at...
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Be Cautious - but Don’t be Afraid

assuta-ashdod-2 Samson Assuta Ashdod University Hospital ... serves the needs of 500,000 residents (Photo: Eyal Toueg)
Dr. Debra Gershov West ... on the front line

Cast your mind back to life BC – Before Coronavirus - when w...
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History Repeats Itself

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Sam and Fanny Lipshitz ... he succumbed to the Spanish Flu

With the current coronavirus world pandemic, many info email...
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Award for Naomi Stuchiner

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Social distancing at a simchah …. Naomi and Tuvia Stuchiner at the recent wedding of their granddaughter, Noa​

Beit Issie Shapiro ... challenging time dealing with the pandemic

This year, Naomi Stuchiner, the founder of Beit Issie Shapir...
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Around The World in 79 Days

vietnam A big hand ... the Golden Bridge in Da Nang, Vietnam
Shlomo feeds a wallaby in Brisbane

Graffiti on a water cistern at Tauranga, New Zealand


Monkey Forest near Ubud in Bali

Gorge-ous ... Taroko Gorge near Hualien, Taiwan

Samurai fight at the Samurai Museum, Tokyo, Japan

I always dreamt of repeating the feat of Phileas Fogg in Jul...
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Nurse Paid the Ultimate Price

Alice3 Alice Wolowitz (second left) with her father, Hershel, in front of his dry goods store
The cover of John Barry’s book The Great Influenza

Alice Wolowitz

Alice’s brother Norman Wall (left) and his nephew Melvin Wall

Alice Wolowitz’s final resting place

A granite bench in Kehilat Israel cemetery dedicated to Alice’s memory

Photos and research: Jay Wall For millions of Americans, the...
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