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I'm passionate about crochet. I first learned to crochet at ...
The Herring Eaters of Katwijk

The best way to get around Amsterdam

A weekday cruise through the locks

Windmills at the Zaanse Schans park

Stephen Schulman: The Dutch version of “Too big for his boots” is “Too small for his clogs!”

Lunch break on the beach at Zandvoort

Holland is renowned for many things; amongst them are its ch...


AKA weekends away with Judy and Ray Lenore and I hit the jac...
The intrepid hikers: Garry Bregman, David Raffel and Stephen Kliner

Nahal Hashofet

Olive press at Hotem HaCarmel

Smiling for the camera: the hikers Stephen Kliner, David Raffel and Garry Bregman

Photos by Stephen Kliner, David Raffel, and Gary Bregman The...

Your Jewish mother is proud of you for wearing a mask. But a...
Joy Rosen relaxing with a recorder

Machon Dance Group Troupe — Joy Rosen second from right

People often ask me "What is a beautiful memory in your life...

In boxing terms, upper-cut applies to a swift, strong blow t...
Tunnel boring machine used in the Elizabeth line. Photo: Wolfgang Meinhart, Wikimedia Commons


A blaze of light . . . a night shot of London’s Canary Wharf. Photo: Diliff, Wikimedia Commons

Having lived in London for more than 30 years I am reasonabl...
Ace pitcher Joey Wagman led a team effort that earned Israel its historic Olympic berth. Photo: Margo Sugarman


"There is baseball in Israel!" Team Israel general manager P...

The following statements about the Bible were written by chi...
Alan Caplan and Bill Shutts on holiday in Provence, France, 2008



It is a little over two years since I lost two wonderful bro...


 Before we started our adventure to Israel nearly 12 ye...
ESRA Beer Sheva members enjoying MahJong (from left) Judy Levin, Andrea Friedenberg, Carole Rosenblatt and Riki Mannheim. Photo: Leslie Baker​

Quint, Kong, Pung, Soap, CRAK, 369 and The Charleston! What ...
Image: Wiki Commons

In previous articles, I have dealt with the various ways in ...
Shlomo feeds a wallaby in Brisbane

Graffiti on a water cistern at Tauranga, New Zealand


Monkey Forest near Ubud in Bali

Gorge-ous ... Taroko Gorge near Hualien, Taiwan

Samurai fight at the Samurai Museum, Tokyo, Japan

I always dreamt of repeating the feat of Phileas Fogg in Jul...
Leaya today, driving a tractor on a farm in the Jordan Valley as part of her National Service. She is still in the wilds, like where she was born.

Kangaroo Luka and her son pop out of the rain forest and hop onto the veranda for food

In the last few years our three children have turned us into...
A cruise ship docked in Puerto Vallarta

Most memorable dish dining out ... tuna on hot rock

A sculpture on the Malecon, the boardwalk in Puerto Vallarta

Story and photos by Eli Libenson Puerto Vallarta is a r...
In Togo woman were seen carrying more than 40 kilos on their heads

In the Fetish Market was a large display of dried animal heads – dogs, cats, monkeys, cobras, rats, ox horns and snakes. Many see it as a hospital or pharmacy

My journey deep within mysterious West Africa While searchin...
Contributed by: Richard Codor

Contributed by: Anna Paikow

Puns, Limericks, Shorts et al. And a rolliking good time was...
Medallion man ... Herb Hahn is the proud owner of an Endymion necklace

Mardi Gras is a festival and celebration amongst Catholics, ...