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... Would you like to renew your ESRA membership?" Coun...
Harold finishing his 2nd out of 13 Tiberias Marathons, 1978

It is a cold and miserable winter's morning. The rain has ju...

Gitty Glaser made aliyah to Israel from Montreal, Quebec, Ca...
Max Barish and his brothers took out an ad decrying Ford.

Galia with mother and grandparents

This article was first published in The Forward on December ...
Denis at his studio: the hub of his artistic creations

An artist, a fighter, a noble and loving soul by Dubbie &...
Bess Myerson, Miss America 1945 Lillian Lux, Star of Yiddish...
Hazel with two cousins, Maisie Berman and Doreen Mendelson, in Haifa, 1950

Brother Donny Loon qualifying as a doctorwith sister Hazel completing physiotherapydegree at Wits University, 1948

Living through a pandemic is definitely not one of the scena...
On February 24, ESRA held an online event in honor of Lola K...
The Late Prof. Myron Lieberman

 By Deborah Lieberman and colleagues of Myron from Isra...
Cathy Raff at the entrance to Beit Elfashara, decorated with the butterfly motif. Photo courtesy of Nura Kurdi.

In-gathering of the seminar participants, From left to right: Nura, Iman, today’s chief cook, her son Samir, who’s helping, and Amal, the assistant cook.

Nura on the roof lounge of Beit Elfarasha, overlooking the sea.

The table is set, before we begin. Amal is standing to the left.

"What is a nice Jewish girl from Columbus, Georgia, doing in...
I had heard the story many times. And it never failed to mov...
Edith Dinar, celebrating her 90th birthday, in Raanana, with her family and friends

Happy birthday to Dr Albert Jacobs on his 90th with ESRA friends. From left to right: Estelle Schulgasser, Jeremy Weil, Helen Stohl, Irwin and Ethel Weintraub, Dr. Albert Jacob (on his 90th birthday), Carole Rosenblatt (Chairperson ESRA Beer Sheva), Dr. John and Ruth Gravinar, Joan Avigur, Ingrid Barzel, and Judy Levine. Photo by Wolf Levine

Please share your Milestones with ESRA readers: Births,...
My Iranian father thought that all girls should learn to typ...
Gerry Wine

The conversation went something like this: Gerry Wine: "Hi C...
Aurore Vigne


The guitar lesson."Drawing at home during the pandemic was a great way to pratice and keep live memories of this period"

"A quiet morning in Musrara, Jerusalem”, Gouache on paper, 2020


Interviewed by: Elana ShapFrench artist, Aurore Vigne moved ...
Sylvan riding on the racecourse at the 2020 Vuelta a Espana

Israeli Guy Sagiv racing in the Giro, May 4, 2018

Sylvan greeting Chris Froome in Jerusalem at the Giro Big Start, May 2, 2018

Photos by Noa Arnon "Climb every mountain," warbles Mother S...

Written by Lee Tanenbaum and Wendy Kalman  In a mo...


Rica was one of the first friends I made after I arrived in ...
Photo: Debby Hudson on Unsplash

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

After a long illness of 17 years, my mother, Cynthia Sandra ...