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Recipes of my 15 Grandmothers, Genie Milgrom, Gefen Publishing House (2019) Soft Cover, 163 pages.

Genie Milgrom with traditional food her grandmothers would have made in Spain

If this were only an article about a recently published new ...
Daisy pictured in Marienbad in 1936

The 1939 letter offering Daisy a home in ‘cold’ Sunderland

Daisy’s precious scrapbook ... she is pictured third from the left in the photo taken in Adath Yisroel School, Berlin, in September 1935

 "Everyone in tears, little children grasping their mot...
Gad Yakobi giving out beigels to visitors to his Kfar Hasidim shtetl

Polish-born Israeli Malka Goldlust resting on the ‘shiduchim bench’ at Yankele’s Shtetl

A shtetl teeming with people

A small but very impressive Polish shtetl can be found in Kf...
This article is reprinted with permission from Fresh Ideas f...
My mother and grandparents survived a murderous pogrom in St...
The writer E.E. Cummings

Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones

Forty years ago I went to college, lived in a dorm and befri...
Svia Epstein and Elishama Jacobs are two sisters whose paren...
Bill with Dudi and Galilah, friends from Yokneam, at his barmitzvah party

Bill Stubbe with his kibbutz sister Naama,and Nadav, one of her brother's triplets, in Bill’s adopted family

A Jewish friend tried to console me by saying, "You know you...
Screens for the women’s section of the synagogue


The succah inside the synagogue

In my search for lesser known aspects of Israel, I visited t...
The Swedish Ambassador and members of the audience listening to the talk

In October the Swedish Ambassador, H.E. Magnus Hellgren, mos...
Malmö synagogue, Sweden

 Swedish Jewish man's cranium finally put to rest ...
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1961: Giora Fried as a patrol boat officer

Reunion ... Giora with Paul Weil

Giora Fried ... received a phone call from a stranger in 2007

Giora Fried with his aunt in 1949

 As so many ESRAmagazine readers know, the Raanana ESRA...

 I grew up in America in synagogues using the Ashkenazi...

 In May in Herzliya Cynthia Maresky gave an excellent t...

The hardest thing in life to learn is which bridge to cross ...
The lid of the tin which dates back to 1950

Scenes on the tin . . . working in a foundry and an Israeli Navy officer with a sexton

Vintage chocolate tins show Israeli scenes and traditions St...

 On the eve of the Tisha B'Av fast, we chanted Lamentat...

 Rav Ashi was one of the two editors of the Babylonian ...




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