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I was a young parent when I first came across the popular bo...
On December 30th, 2018, a new Knitting and Crocheting Circle...
A common stumbling block among Anglo immigrants – whether ne...

ESRA's English Tutoring Program (ETP) endorsed by the Israel...

Friday is a special day, regardless, but when I know Uri's c...
At a meeting of the group, discussing important issues

Photos: Yehudah Livneh "I've always wanted to retire side by...
TV journalist Almog Boker

Photos by Lydia Aisenberg Almog Boker, a popular t...
Mt Arbel in Israel’s Galilee region - view from the top

A beautiful ESRA hike

The metal handholds are essential for climbers to scramble up the ascent

On a recent gorgeous winter day, I joined the ESRA hike to M...

On the occasion of ESRA's 40th anniversary, on behalf of The...
Hitting the road ...Dani Margolis (center) with father Phil, brother Ilan, and the VW camper bus

To say that Leeds-born Israeli educator and tour guide Dani ...
Ramle ... the last resting place of Private Harry Potter

The White Tower

Rowing in the underground reservoir, The Pool of Arches

To millions of children around the world he's the hero of a ...
The guard dog's “uniform”

Obeying command of attack. Normally, if this was a terrorist; he would be ripped to shreds

A guard dog obeying commands – jump on top of wall, jump down

This guard dog is on a simulated search and rescue mission. A volunteer is hiding in the brush a few feet away. The dog has their scent

Recently, I had the special privilege to go on a trip/barbec...
The guide at Jewish Legions Museum (Beth Hagdudim)

 During this past year, we had heard several lectures o...
Synagogue bima in Peki'in

Rose Haran, Margalit Zinati, and Michal Kramer

Akko’s ancient city walls

Just before Chanukah, we drove to the Upper Galilee on beaut...
​Ladies of the ESRA Modiin Knitting Circle have been meeting...
Jerusalem Info bus

An old truck perched on wooden blocks, three long metal step...
Tsamerit’s dove and Path to Peace in Arabic and Hebrew

Israeli born Shlomit Zeiger (left) and Yohved Efrati, visiting Netiv HaAsara from a kibbutz in the Haifa region, placing their tiles on the wall

Israeli ceramics artist Tsamerit Zamir, a member of Moshav N...
Women Wage Peace – in the air and on the ground (Photo: Paradive Skydive Center)

Palestinian peace activist Ali Abu Awwad (left) with a visitor to the Palestinian National Nonviolence Center (Photo: Bruce Shaffer)

I recently attended an international conference at Tel Aviv ...
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...
View from the ramparts

Walking the Ramparts

Postcard of the Jaffa Gate

Photos by Bill Strubbe​ Walking Jerusalem's ramparts Leaning...