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In August, ESRA Haifa Branch hosted a Live Event at the home...
Dafna Roccas at the Catholic Convent, Rome 1943

Dafna Roccas (8) and brother (6), at the Catholic Convent, Rome 1943

Dafna Roccas with her brother, sister and husband, Givat Brenner 1945

It is a fact that thanks to the help of the Catholic church ...
Yom Kippur, Tel Aviv, Thursday September 16, 2021 Text and p...
The Boulder Jewish Community Center, Colorado

Jonathan Krakow with Marcia

Milk and Honey Farm Greenhouse

Boulder County in Colorado has a population of roughly 320,0...

The Taming of the JewGefen Publishing, 2021Paperback, 504 pa...
Sitting in my usual pew seat during the break between Mincha...
"Yom Kippur always brings back memories of my aliyah" 7th of...
Illustration by Liora Blum

Happy holidays to all ESRA Magazine readersWishing you healt...

For several years after I came on aliyah, I lived in Netanya...
Two years ago I had occasion to participate in the Shabbat s...
One of many digital displays

Jewish books and artifacts

I have lived in Israel long enough to remember the1978 openi...
My soon-to-be-husband finished his Master's Degree in Radio/...



Ron with grandson Gabe at his brit milah

Ron Wolfson was sure that he was the best boy in the United ...
This is a story about how a trip to Australia, cancelled due...
Max Barish and his brothers took out an ad decrying Ford.

Galia with her mother and grandparents

This article was first published in The Forward on December ...


FINLAND AND THE JEWS DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR  Over ...
ITIM Helps Meet Jewish Needs in the 21st Century Rabbi Seth ...
The very first March of The Living was due to be held in 198...

By Rabbi Gail Shuster-Bouskila 2021/5781 In 2020/5780, I spe...
My father’s childhood home in Mueddersheim around 1939

My father, (centre) in WW1 army uniform with parents and six siblings

The Jewish cemetery in Heinsberg today

Writer with sons reciting Kaddish at the Schwarz cemetery in Gladbach

 In 2016, after a life-time of refusal, I decided that ...