ESRA Magazine
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Spies of no Country: Secret Lives at the Birth of IsraelBy M...
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...

 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...
The other day, lightning split the sky and thunder rolled ac...

Friday is a special day, regardless, but when I know Uri's c...
Exodus from Egypt in Days of Yorecosts NIS 150 available fro...
Walking through Jerusalem There is nothing on the linein thi...
Heaven has no blissLike winter's storm become spring.When th...
Seeds blow around the worldForever blowing, forever movingSe...


I have just finished reading two amazing novels, both writte...
This Narrow SpaceElisha WaldmanSchocken Books, New York 2018...
Promised Landby Martin FletcherThomas Dunne Books, St. Marti...
Thou Shalt Innovate - How Israeli Ingenuity Repairs the Worl...
Elvis

November 30, 1957, Brooklyn, New York: Victor parked the car...
The sign writer puffed coming down the ladder and stood back...