ESRA Magazine
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Like most immigrants who made aliyah after the age of 30, I ...
Inside ... the Tishbi Winery, which is at Binyamina and Zichron Yaakov

Inside ... the Tishbi Winery, which is at Binyamina and Zichron Yaakov

In Israel there's no shortage of great places to stop for a ...
Buster’s Ciders ... named after the family’s beloved Golden Retriever

Denny Neilson serves up his ciders with a smile in Beit Shemesh

Everyone seemingly moves to Israel with a dream. Coming from...
Pecan Pie ... simply irresistable Photo: Joe Hakim-Flickr.com

Growing up in South Africa, everything I knew about Thanksgi...
A carignan vineyard







 Six years ago I came to Israel and five years ago I st...

I clearly remember the creative challenges I faced when I fi...
Golan Tishbi . . . more responsibilities




Valrhona chocolate selection

Chef Gunther Biedermann

In 1985, after close to 100 harvests and four generations, J...
Norwegian Salmon. Photo Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/hulagway/6335431579

Confession time. I've been writing this ESRA column for clos...

Until recently, I had a love/hate relationship with quinoa. ...
WINE: David Rhodes meets Ido Lewinsohn (above) of the Recanati Winery


A vineyard of the Recanati Winery

Ido Lewinsohn has been part of the winemaking team at the Re...
Fine vintage ... the Montefiore Winery co-founders Arnon Geva with siblings David and Rachel Montefiore




Briton Moses Montefiore, was one of the most prominent Jewis...
Joint owner Yuval Reznikovich frequently tends the bar. Photo by Hannah Morrow

 Truth be told, wine is my beverage of choice, but ther...
Applying non-stick spray on the cookie tray

What's cooking? Recipe sharing has always reminded me of the...
While Rosh Hashanah is a time for reflection and repentance,...
Amiable Gat Shomron winemaker Lior Nachum (center) shares his wines with visitors to his winery

Recently, I sat down with Lior Nachum, the winemaker, and on...
Audience participation . . . cook Gil Marks at the cookery demonstration in Raanana

The right ingredients . . . guests enjoying the cookery demonstration by Gil Marks

Gil Marks, who made aliya from America a year ago, gave an i...

 My daughter is one of those children who was born eati...
Michal Akerman supervises over 2000 dunams of vineyards in Israel

“Every wine grapes has its own needs,” says Michal

The Tabor Winery has dramatically increased its wine product...

Aromas of Aleppo: The Legendary Cuisine of Syrian Jews By Po...