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Nancy Milgram, of Nahariya: Snowy cactus in an Ariel backyard.

John Michael Simon, of Metulla: Mount Hermon taken from Metulla.

Frankie Cronin: The sea walls of Akko on a stormy day.

Avril Meallem, Jerusalem: Sunset from the roof of a building on Metudela Street, Jerusalem. Our winner.

Joey Kaplan, Moshav Manof, Misgav: One twin to another: “It’s not a laughing matter. This jersey will keep us both warm. It’s winter – it’s freezing outside.”

Ilan Hirschowitz: Rainbow near the power plant on the Hadera/Caesaria coastal road.

Avril Gordon, of Tel Mond: Jaffa sunrise on a rainy day.

HERE in Israel we've recently experienced one of the snowies...

A Hasidic man, with a long beard, peyot (earlocks), a kaftan...
At the Great Wall: Cynthia Barmor (left) and Carol Lipman

Some of the 8,000 clay warriors that make up the Terracota Army


By Cynthia Barmor and Carol  Lipman China is a riot of ...

The telephone next to our bed rings at 04:15: "Good morning,...




Imagine a pastime which can be enjoyed by the whole family a...
Steaming in ... Eli’s third paint-by-numbers project was of The Flying Scotsman train

Eli’s first effort with paint by numbers ... a camel resting on its haunches in the desert

 I have never been to Venice, and I have absolutely no ...
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Land of mystery and beauty


Someone made a mistake. They gave the name "Greenland" to th...
 In our last article, we covered the closely fought fea...

The local news station was interviewing an 80-year-old lady ...
One of the young ones playing against Sir Cliff at the Nazareth Tennis School

This is now...Marian catches up with Sir Cliff at the Nazareth Tennis School

One of the spin-offs of being on the editorial board of ESRA...
Jose Levi Domingos at the Jewish Museum at Belmonte

Jose Levi Domingos studies the list names of those who died in the Inquisition

A hidden door connecting two apartments to enable food and Jewish objects to be delivered without being exposed

Published in Hebrew in Makor Rishon, 10.5.2013. Translated b...
Bowling along . . . Eric Frenkel taking part in the 19th Maccabiah Games

I like taking photographs, so when the looming prospect of t...

Show judges come to an arrangement! TWO little old ladies, D...


 A tale of terror for travelers It was my first vacatio...
The early rounds of the Crime Writers' Association annual kn...
Rows and rows of iron chairs . . . the Leipzig memorial

Reminders . . . a stumble stone

A plaque on Berlin’s main synagogue

For a long time I had played with the thought of visiting Be...

A magazine recently ran a "Dilbert Quotes" contest. They wer...
Suzy Libenson with daughter Rachel in Paris

Naomi enjoying the sites of the French capital

 Paris – all decked out in twinkling colored lights; wh...

Three weeks ago the famed Baker Street Bridge Club in London...