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Author Philippe Sands ... searching for family roots

Raphael Lemkin ... prosecutor

East West StreetOn the Origins of Genocide and Crimes Agains...
Spies of no Country: Secret Lives at the Birth of IsraelBy M...
In order to enjoy an incredible annual artistic creation in ...

The author Carl Hoffman as drawn by Denis Shifrin in February 2006




 Whenever a feature needed brightening up we turned to ...
Omer Singer, aged ten, presents Klezmer musician Bernie Marinbach with a bouquet of flowers

Klezmer music from Bernie Marinbach, Aharon Gnipek and Gregory Lev

Gabriella Fulda ... overall winner of the contest

At the podium (from left) Renee Singer, Mayor of Raanana Haim Broide, Dr Ilana Blumberg, Marian Lebor, Shlomo Liberman

ESRA representatives at the podium (from left) Baruch Tanaman, Merle Guttmann, Carol Novis, Judy Shapiro, Glenis Bertfield

Guests gather at the reception in the Arts Center, Raanana, before the presentation of awards in the ESRAmagazine Short Story Contest

Story board ... catching up with winning tales

Photos: Yoav Cohen, Ilan Hirschowitz, Denis Kaliser, Ma...
We were privileged to meet Shuli Eshel, the director of a do...
Performing in Emmanuel Church Tel Aviv on Christmas Day

Photos by Samuel Saada I must admit I didn't want to do it. ...
Happy memories ... Nelly Perry and Gil Shohat at a fundraiser

 The ESRA Hand in Hand Food Pantry was started fifteen ...

 This short story is based on actual events and is dedi...

"It won't be so bad," my brother-in-law had assured me when ...
"This is a short one, interested in hearing it?" "Sure," I s...

 Israel for Perplexed Beginners Angelo ColorniGefen Pub...

Tripping out of Tel Aviv: Day Hikes by Public Transportation...
Most of us who made aliyah to Israel have left behind our co...
What a performance! Singers C B Davies, Dena Buchman Davies, Shimi Herman and Shlomit Leah Kovsalski

ESRA Modiin was recently treated to a wonderful evening of B...
The other day, lightning split the sky and thunder rolled ac...
Helen Osimo . . . textiles are in her DNA

A professional linguist, who is also a busy ESRA volunteer, ...

Friday is a special day, regardless, but when I know Uri's c...
The artist Joseph Bau (Photo: Wikipedia)

There are many unknown corners of interest in Israel. There ...
Replica of the shoe shop where Moshe Samter’s father worked until 1935

Edna Yahav, one of Moshe’s daughters who shows visitors round

A visitor looking at one of the miniature displays in the museum at Yokneam Illit

At the age of 95 Moshe Samter is still busy at work making his miniatures

Photos by Lydia Aisenberg One would hardly expect to fi...