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The memorial to Hannah Senesh at Sdot Yam

Hannah Senesh . . . executed by the Gestapo

Sculpture on a wall in Sdot Yam

Kibbutz Sdot Yam is packed with physical beauty, incredible ...
On a high note ... ESRA members at the music festival

The Isrotel ClassiCameri tradition is still going strong, as...
Marta Pereira da Costa, queen of Portuguese fado guitar player




Quinta and a Half – an Israeli vocal ensemble Photo: Nitzan Gur

The Felicja Blumental International Music Festival 16-21 Mar...
Snowy's first song Guy's big sister, Einat, had a birthday, ...
Nelly Perry ... did wonderful work

Some 15 years ago, Netanya was targeted multiple times by te...

Author Cheri Tannenbaum

WOMAN OF FEW WORDS – My Creative Journey with DystoniaBy Che...
Jock Falkson with his daughter Sharon

A sketch of Jock Falkson when when he won recognition as the foremost direct mail authority in South Africa

 I come from a singing family. We've always sung, espec...
Many of us who love to read are would-be writers and long to...
Georgina Yacobi with a student

Some of the original RAD teachers pictured in 1972

RAD winners, judges and teachers pictured in 2017

Readers of the ESRA Magazine may be surprised to learn two t...
Meir Feigenberg ... grandson of author Sholem Aleichem (Photo: geni.com)

In ESRAmagazine #201 (September 201) I wrote about Solomon N...
The Imperial War Museum, London, where Graham Zeitlin tells visitors about his experiences (Photo: Flickr)

Graham Zeitlin who grew up in Birmingham in World War II

Graham Zeitlin pictured today at the Imperial War Museum (Photo Lydia Aisenberg)

The book Graham wrote about his experiences working on the railways

By man who was at school when bombs rained down  T...
Inge David receiving an ESRA Volunteers Award in 2016

Inge David taking an exercise class at the Vera Salomons Retirement Center, Kfar Saba

A clear lovely morning in mid-July I wake up happy, well res...
Members of ESRA Rehovot and Rishon enjoying the wine tasting event

ESRA Rehovot and Rishon branches inaugurated the new season ...

I serve in your army. I'm officially Jewish. But because my ...
Kinneret Zohar-Lahav ... has a wide scope of subjects


No-one tells them better than historian Kinneret It was cher...



 Musical welcome for the New Year  THE STREETS of ...

 The Bar Sagi Young Poets' Prize Poetry competition in ...
The Museum wing named after Sammy Ofer (Photo: Lydia Aisenberg )

The bust of Israeli shipping magnate Sammy Ofer in the National Maritime Museum, London (Photo: Flickr)

During a recent sojourn to London, I included a visit to Gre...
One of Donald Silverberg's paintings




 A late start in learning how to draw and paint has giv...

Lashon Hakodesh: History, Holiness & HebrewA Linguistic ...