Assign modules on offcanvas module position to make them visible in the sidebar.


Surely a 'clerical' error On the morning of Rosh Hashanah, R...
A sketch of Ronny Golding drawn 60 years ago by Jock Leyden, whose cartoons appeared in the Natal Daily News for more than 60 years

It started more than twenty years ago. Nick and I had a regu...
In this article, I have chosen to respond to respond to comm...
Mike Porter enjoying his Greek holiday

Our Greek holiday began smoothly. July 13: we – grandfather,...
Suzy saw me. It was love at first sight and they took me home

I was born in China; my body was assembled by various worker...
Depicting the 1960s and the famous Post Office Tower which opened in 1965

Stand and deliver . . . the postal past

Modes of transport

How the delivery of mail changed over the years

Penny Black was the world’s first adhesive stamp

Story and photos by Lydia Aisenberg A visit to the Postal Mu...
General view of the Lower Himalayas

A Tibetan student

The meal at the Chabad House

Dumplings ...Tibetan street food

The colorful lobby of the hotel in Mcleodganj, a village next to Dharamshala

Story and photos by Marion Stone After travelling all d...
Thumbing a lift: A young Mike Porter in France

Oslo 1955: “I meet my first Israelis,” says Mike Porter who took the photo

The winter of 1955 was a hard one, even for Europe. Blocks o...
Uzbekistan woman in traditional clothes

Bukhara Jewish children wrote this for Rosh Hashanah. Photo: Esther Eliad

As a child, I eagerly swallowed up the stories of Scheheraza...
Illustration by Denis Shifrin

 If I'm honest with you I have always been more of a sp...
The last two months has seen the passing of Gert Guttman and...

Yes or no? Dilemma of a marriage proposal He was a widower a...
Pompei inspired painted tiles

Rooftop Biblical hideaway

In the heart of Cardiff, the capital of Wales, sits an impre...
The Jain Temple at Chendamangalam.Story and photos by Vera Freudmann

A bridal couple on the morning of their wedding

The Ark in a synagogue in Cochin, Kerala

Holiday high point ... the Freudmanns at the Taj Mahal

Indian women happy to pose in typically colorful dress

Mumbai, where every day is washday in the world’s largest outdoor laundry

 India was one of those places that my husband and I ag...
Hamam Yehudi.Story and photos by Buzzy Gordon

The Holocaust memorial sculpture in Saloniki

The interior of Yad Lazikaron Synagogue

A gravestone (museum exhibit)

Ladadika. Saloniki's Jews were so critical to running the city's seaport that it closed on Shabbat

Greece's second largest city and environs have a lot to offe...
The Heydar Aliev Museum is in the shape of a reclining figure 8. Photos: Ruti Porter

The caravanserai in Sheki

Exterior of the Azerbaijan Carpet Museum

Ruti had been reading about Baku and had chosen Azerbaijan's...

If only they'd had the Waze and means in Biblical times The ...
Illustration by Denis Shifrin

In My Fair Lady, Professor Higgins sings a song called, "I'm...

​"Ettie Klinghoffer is dead!" So rang out the message from m...

In my previous article "Trump Control" (ESRA 189), I discuss...

I approve the Terms & Conditions of ESRA's website