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Photo by Niilo Isotalo on Unsplash

 It was during the last summer of the 20th century that...

Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz changed his family name to Even-I...

September 2020 saw the retirement of Stuart Miller from the ...


AKA weekends away with Judy and Ray Lenore and I hit the jac...
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...

,After Nelson Mandela became President of South Africa, the ...

Photo credit: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-s...
Sculpture of Noor Inayat Khan in Bloomsbury, London

Polish born Krystyna Skarbek, whose mother was Jewish and fa...
Bill Strubbe





"Friday's Soup", the story which won first prize in the ESRA...




We first met, Dolores and I, in the Medical Records Departme...
Photo: Public Diplomacy Division, Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs

He rescued not only lives but faith in humankind as Arab wor...
Mazal tov Phyllis Lader, originally from Glasgow, then London, now Protea Village, on your 100th birthday.. This wonderful occasion was noted by HM The Queen with a special letter – plus an appearance by Phyllis on Israel TV News! Due to corona, all the family couldn't get together, but here are some of the family with Phyllis. Her clan includes 5 children, 23 grandchildren, 95 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren and more on the way! "They are all mine!" said Phyllis as she literally danced from party to party in her honor!

The Lurie nonagenarians, Barbara (90) and Selwyn (98), celebrating their birthdays together with their family at home in their garage in San Diego, California. The photo shows the P-47 Thunderbolt theme as Selwyn is among the last of the WW11 combat fighters.

BIRTHSOn your granddaughterJulia & Jeff FeuerLinda &...


Carole Rosenblatt with Amin in her restaurant Yamit

Photos Courtesy Carole and David Rosenblatt "I didn't leave ...
Yossi and his dad, Kalman

Yossi meets President George Bush and Laura Bush at the White House, Washington DC

If Kerry Samuels, a nice (secular) Jewish boy from Vancouver...
Sousa Mendes with Rabbi Chaim Kruger, June 1940

Hans and Margret Rey — Sousa Mendes Visa recipients who created the Curious George books

Sousa Mendes Square in Jerusalem, organized by the Sousa Mendes Foundation

By Arthur Berger and Harry D. Wall Photos: Courtesy Sousa Me...
Monument dedicated to the Australian Aboriginal Light Horse Troopers

Mark Pollard clothed in his grandfather's soldier uniform

Mark Pollard and Dalia Ayalon Sinclair at the unveiling ceremony

Photos by Dalia Sinclair OAM  "They" were "us" Living i...
Donor and philanthropist Caroline Simon symbolizes the act of giving. Students from Bnei Akiva in Beer Sheva met with her and heard about her Bnei Akiva experiences in London, her willingness to extend a helping hand, and her enormous contribution to the Ben Gurion University. Photo: Dani Machlis

Translated from the Hebrew by Norman Silbert When she was yo...

 Years ago, Ruth and I had the privilege of participati...
Mike Amir in uniform

Mike Amir with Dalia Ayalon Sinclair

"How can I help you?" Vivian asked the British officer stand...
A few weeks ago, I was talking to a friend of mine and as is...