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Looking out for the enemy ... Mike Porter during the Six Day War

Shuafat 1967: The villa of Hussein’s physician

While paging through Ephraim Kishon's short stories (in Engl...

Volunteer Ofri at the Youth Village

Horses eyes are masked to protect them from the flies

General view of the Youth Village at Acco

 Manof is a youth village located in Acco. My son Danie...
Winners Shaun Kessel, Eddy Hoffman and Mike Ossip who came second

Once again ESRA is indebted to the management of the Gaash G...
One of my earliest memories is of a train trip from Los Ange...
Photo Credit: Israel Defence Forces

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The exercise class takes a well-deserved break

Getting to grips in Netanya with body balancing and exercise

Irith Langer, an ESRA volunteer from Switzerland, runs a uni...
Flying the flag at CUFI’s 10th summit. Photos by Alan Stein


In 2006, Pastor John Hagee felt that Israel was going to nee...


Everyone knows the seasoned thespian's motto: "never work wi...
Ishmail Khalidi

Karmiel was honored to host Israel's first Bedouin diplomat,...

New regulations came into force in March this year with the ...
Gourd lamp created by Aviva Levine

Aviva Levine amongst her trelised gourds

An outdoor lampshade crocheted from recycled plastic bags

If you are searching for a novel way to vacation or celebrat...

Clinic Director Orel Ben Ari: Started as a volunteer

Occupying over four square blocks or an approximately 144,00...
Tour ended by the beautiful lily ponds

Enjoying the trip to Sarona ... members of the newly-formed ESRA Petah Tikvah branch

A warm but pleasant July early evening saw over 30 ESRA memb...
Sleek and fashionable ... the dresses make it to the catwalk

Dramatic black dresses that could stand on any red carpet

Some of the staff at Turning the Tables

In the 1940 movie "Waterloo Bridge", a luminous Vivien Leigh...
Eli Libenson being congratulated by his father

ewish Theological Seminary of America.  Photo: Jim Henderson-Wikipedia

On his ordination in June 1972, Eli Libenson with his wife Suzy

The Jewish Theological Seminary in New York City is the acad...
Photo: Harvey Sapir. Photography PikWiki Israel

Damas Pakada is an IDF soldier, the recipient of an award fo...

The high holidays are almost upon us and Israel's bicycle st...
The ANZAC memorial, Beeri forest. Photos & text: Lydia Aisenberg

The Path to Peace project at Moshav Netiv Ha’asara

The mikveh alongside the Maon ancient synagogue near Kibbutz Nirim

Although I have been living in Israel since the 1960s and ha...
First Nations Kahnawake Community Police Chief Dwayne Zacharie visiting the Western Wall, Jerusalem

Dwayne Zacharie at the Givat Haviva Peace Tree

David Mendelsohn and Dwayne Zacharie in the Jezreel Valley

In 2003 and still a work in progress, First Nations educators leave their peaceful mark on the Givat Haviva peace tree

Story and Photos: Lydia Aisenberg Dwayne Zacharie, a recent ...
Photographs by Charles Yacoub









Scenes from this year's Independence Day celebrations held a...