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I met Shuka in the Yom Kippur war when we were called up for...

Gabe Glazer was born in Montreal in 1931. His dad was a taxi...

​"Ettie Klinghoffer is dead!" So rang out the message from m...
David Brownstein

My daughter recently attended a farewell party for a friend ...
Mum’s the word ... Elana Mohnblatt with daughter Keren Mohnblatt Nahum

It was a Friday afternoon when my daughter and her family ca...
Stunning... the Chicago skyline

Eli Libenson

Rosh Hashanah is the holiday of new beginnings. But, truthfu...

I feel humbled and honored to talk about Ita Weiner who pass...

To the staff at Beth Protea, We are so very grateful for all...
Photo by Davide Catteneo-Flickr.com

 I'm an old man of "never you mind"So referring to me i...
Photo: Fuzzy Gerdes flickr.com

Around the time of the holidays, many of us try hard to get ...
Illustration by Denis Shifrin

Illustration by Denis Shifrin

As parents, there are two types of relationships that consum...
Ruth Lapan today with birthday flowers


Ruth Lapan in her younger days (left), enjoying sport(right)

Hearty congratulations to Ruth Lapan who has recently celebr...
Reggie Sutton in uniform pictured in August 1944

Reggie Sutton in 1944

I remember the words of a Military Royal Air Force rabbi, to...
“How nice it is to do nothing and afterwards to take a rest.” (Dutch proverb)

As I watch some of my friends entering retirement, I realize...
Lavender ... she ran a nearly-new shop at Beth Protea for many years

My mother, Bobbie Lavender, died on the last day of Chanukah...
Edith Lieberman ... a lifetime’s devotion to Laniado Hospital, Netanya

Edith Lieberman—Laniado Hospital's longest serving employee ...
Colleen Davis ... distributing food to the needy was closest to her heart

Colleen Davis during her modelling days in America

Raanana's first civil burial was held recently after the pas...
Sara Elkes ... a woman of valor

There are perhaps a handful of people whom we meet in life w...


Rebecca Rahmany says girls aren’t encouraged to rise to high positions

Picture the image of a successful scientist or computer tech...
The final journey ... Iraqi Jews on their flight out of the country. Their destination: Israel. Photos: Courtesy of the Central Zionist Archives, Jerusalem

The immigrants’ camp “Shaar Ha’aliyah” in Haifa

 Twenty boys and girls, aged fifteen to nineteen, divid...