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Israeli born Shlomit Zeiger (left) and Yohved Efrati, visiting Netiv HaAsara from a kibbutz in the Haifa region, placing their tiles on the wall

Ceramic poppies on the wall of hope for peace with Gazan neighbors

Israeli ceramics artist Tsamerit Zamir, a member of Moshav N...
Hilary (in red) greets guests at the opening ceremony of her exhibition: Frances Thaler (left), Harriet Saul and Sara Hafetz Haim

Photos: Ora Dolev and Dennis Kaliser If there is one wo...
At work in the Ata factory

The leaflet produced by Marion Stone to showcase fashion styles for a fashion week in Italy in the 1970s


Museum piece ... a Rikma dress bought by Marion Stone in 1972

Photos by Marion Stone It all began when I heard curator Efr...

As the Muslims celebrate Eid al-Adha and we stride towards a...
Now a successful businessman at the forefront of the algorithmic trading revolution, Eddie Shapiro was once an Israeli fighter pilot. This is an extract from his autobiography.

FEBRUARY 1982: JUNIEH HARBOR, NORTH OF BEIRUT – four months before the first Lebanese War. IAF Chief of Enemy Weapons Research (left), IAF Chief of Operations Maj. Gen. Zvi Kantor center) and Captain Eddie Shapiro (right). The trio flew into Lebanon. The two senior officers went to retrieve the first MiG23 L shot down and retrieved by Israel or the U.S. and was expected to be a treasure trove for Israeli Intelligence. Eddie Shapiro was sent to interrogate the Syrian pilot who was captured by the Christian Phalanges, under Bashir Gemayel.

After being grounded because of my injury caused by my head-...

It was October. Leaves were falling everywhere, although the...

Gaza: July 2014 The soldier boy opened his eyes slowly. Wher...

The letter before me on the marble table-top becomes a crump...

 Amazing Jewish Heroes By David Richard GoldbergGefen P...

Buy Me a Heaven TonightBy Ruth BekerSelf-published 2018. 260...

 Train in the Distance By Larry ButchinsPublished by Am...

Lilli de JongBy Janet BentonPublisher Anchor Books, 2018Soft...

 Avraham Yaskil (1894-1987) was a painter and high scho...













Serendipity was the subject of the latest ESRAmagazine Short...
Jerry Stevenson’s grandson Ben

Wouldn’t it be loverly ... Julie Andrews in a scene from the stage version of My Fair Lady, written by Lerner and Loewe (Photo: Wikipedia)

The day our non-English speaking grandson came out with a li...

Snapshot: The IDF as Never Seen BeforeBy Yoav Limor and Ziv ...

Photos: Roni Sela Thanks to the generous support of the ESRA...
Yehudi Menuhin with Malcolm Singer

A young Menuhin (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

Yehudi Menuhin and his sister, Hephziba (Photo: Wikipedia)


I was Director of Music at The Yehudi Menuhin School in Engl...
Haim Tukachinsky ... an excellent teacher, both encouraging and critical

Haim Tukachinsky in action on the piano

 Some ten years ago I started singing lessons. I p...