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Text and illustrations by Sandra Lee Braude Reviewed by Judy...
How many times have you watched an English language news pro...
Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks (1948-2020) was an outstanding glo...
My Iranian father thought that all girls should learn to typ...
For many years, I served as a senior examiner for the nation...
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...
An Israeli girl has a Zoom chat with a Chinese youngster

COVID-19 has swept through Israel and is causing havoc with ...

I am thrilled that Talia Kadosh, one of my 17-year old ESRA ...
Screen time ... an ETP tutor using Zoom with a student

Three months ago, if you'd have asked me what Zoom was I wou...
Lollipops made from soap

Gili Zilca ... explains how soap is made



"For my birthday present, I want to spend the day alone with...
When asked by Professor Uriel Reichman, Founder and Presiden...

Hezi, who has lived most of his life in Beit Uri, proudly points to himself on a 50th anniversary celebration poster

Danny’s severe cerebral palsy doesn’t affect his amazing weaving skills

Blind and deaf, Eldar uses his highly-developed senses of smell and touch to create amazing baskets

Harel creates a wooden salad bowl in the carpentry workshop for an arts and crafts bazaar

Taking center stage. . . the entire Beit Uri population taking part in the annual summer performance

Photos by Jeanette Koll In a cool, wood-paneled hall in...

On my 87th birthday, I got an overwhelming ovation from...
Presentation ... Steve Freedman receiving the Geller Award (Photo: Nizan Freedman)

 As was done each year for the past thirty-six years, K...

Every so often, I see a notice from ESRA suggesting that we ...
An ESRA community project in Petach Tikvah

An ESRA community project in Acco

Children at an ESRA Tel Aviv Learning Center

Having fun at an ESRA project in Petach Tikvah (Photo: Noa Morgenstern)

ESRA Kfar Saba Youth at Risk project

New Education and Welfare Projects Over the past year alone,...
ESRA ETP Volunteers Barbara Wirtschafter, Jackie Graham and Mira Brown with some of the “Kipabots” team (Photos: Courtesy of KIPABOTS archives)

Kipabots’ Shabbat display

Team members and their teachers and trainers with the Lego cup and winners’ medals, displaying the flags of Israel, Modiin and Amit Boys’ School, at this international competition

Towards the end of the 2018-19 academic year, ESRA English T...
Ayelet Amon (left), Deputy Principal Nirim School, with the ESRA volunteer tutors Saundra Willis, Hazel Michaels and Linda Katzenell

 ESRA North Coast – Nahariya English Tutoring Prog...
Kiryat Shmona Mayor Avihai Stern about to try grasshopper which has the texture of potato chips

Insect inside ... jars of grasshoppers

 Israel is my "Over the Rainbow", where dreams you dare...
By Harry Hiller and Sandra Simenhoz Kfar HaNoar, a religious...