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Celebrating 100 years of toil in the soil… Ein Harod century...


Almost three years ago we left Portland, Oregon, and moved i...
Photo: Debby Hudson on Unsplash

When my brother-in-law, who lived in New York City, died thr...

On the TV, some time back, there was an excellent program on...
The Carmel Disaster Memorial with victims names engraved on the wall and above the wreaths, photograph of the burned out bus.

Four large flags, standing side by side atop huge metal posts, flap noisily in a very strong late autumn breeze.


Text and photos: Lydia Aisenberg Four large flags, standing ...



In December 1964, the MV Bilu became the first car-ferry to ...
Befriender Laurie and Befriendee Melvyn enjoying the sunshine together

Face to face befriending by ESRA has been running in Raanana...


Paul Alster (Photo: Courtesy.)

New political thriller "Kin or Country" pulls no punches. It...

I'm passionate about crochet. I first learned to crochet at ...


"We don't need pity, we need jobs," a prostitute told Tabea ...
A sign and poster on a building that was Orde Wingate’s headquarters in Kibbutz Ein Harod in the 1940s

Most young Israelis would associate the name Wingate with Is...
This is a little book by Spencer Johnson M.D. a parable of s...
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...

Photos by Anat Harrel and Steve Gray Kibbutz Hannaton is a s...
 Banking for senior citizens often needs to accommodate...
Dogged after his first check-up

Dogged today

I first saw Dogged just before Shavuot, thanks to the man wh...

 The bench has been outside my building since I moved i...
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...
Renelle Joffe, holding the agreement, with Peter Ross, commercial advisor to the Israel Electric Company

A Panacea for Israeli Energy Market Two decades ago, I accep...
Photo: Public Diplomacy Division, Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs

He rescued not only lives but faith in humankind as Arab wor...