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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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Carole Rosenblatt: Yamit to Beer Sheva

3.1Carole 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!

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For many years, I served as a senior examiner for the nation...
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Portuguese Award to Diplomat for Saving Holocaust Refugees

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Sousa Mendes with Rabbi Chaim Kruger, June 1940

Hans and Margret Rey — Sousa Mendes Visa recipients who created the Curious George books

Sousa Mendes Square in Jerusalem, organized by the Sousa Mendes Foundation

By Arthur Berger and Harry D. Wall Photos: Courtesy Sousa Me...
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Splendiferous Kinneret

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1912: Pioneers of the Second Aliyah immigrated to create a revival of the Jewish People in the Land of Israel

The original settlement at Hatzar Kinneret

What an exhilarating experience to see our beloved Lake Kinn...
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Wake up Call

1.2The Amir mountain range overlooking the Israeli Arab city of Umm al-Fahm.
Interviewing a Palestinian near the Jewish settlement of Shaked in the West Bank

When living in Britain over fifty years ago I would have des...
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Technion Creates Chinese University

TechnionAerial 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_1MadaTech 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-2Samson 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

vietnamA 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

Alice3Alice 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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Where Voodoo Weaves Magical Spell...

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In Togo woman were seen carrying more than 40 kilos on their heads

In the Fetish Market was a large display of dried animal heads – dogs, cats, monkeys, cobras, rats, ox horns and snakes. Many see it as a hospital or pharmacy

My journey deep within mysterious West Africa While searchin...
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Feeding 175,000 People Every Week

Inge2Masked Up... Charlotte Kuritzky (left) and Inge David volunteering at Leket in Raanana
Packing celery into boxes

Inge sorting the carrots at Leket

The original title of this article was to be "A Day in the L...
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Ancient Site Brought Back to Life

1.1The mosaic floor inside the villa of the Cohanim at Magdala
Synagogue pillars used as a defensive wall

Steps to the mikvah at Magdala

Menorah on Magdala Stone


The short paperback Jewish Magdala: The Pompei of Galilee wa...
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Retirement Facilities: Legal Guide

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Translated from the Hebrew by Norman Silbert General The dec...
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ESRAmagazine Short Story Competition 2020

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SUBMISSION GUIDELINES   Your story can be true or ...
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Volunteering in Dunoon

Volunteering-1A touch of class . . . Shay Ohana, front and center, with some of her wards in the township of Dunoon, Cape Town
The township of Dunoon

Shay Ohana hugs the school principal

An Israeli flag painted on the school wall – with Shay’s name added

Recently I had the pleasure of meeting Shay Ohana, the ...
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