ISSUE 184 - April-May 2016

Lists of Self Help Organizations on Our Website
by Myra Olswang
The ESRA Magazine website now includes the Self Help More...
Matzah Transforms Passover
by Aryeh A. Frimer
Rabbi Frimer discusses the centrality of matzah in More...
U.S/Israeli Income Tax Update for Year 2016 (2015 Tax Year)
by Alan R Deutsch
A comprehensive overview of the 2016 U.S. and Israeli More...
ESRA is Volunteering
by Baruch Tanaman
Baruch’s personal message at Pesach time makes note More...
Wall-to-Wall Annihilation

Wall-to-Wall Annihilation

by Lydia Aisenberg

“We Were Neighbors” is a permanent exhibition documenting more ...
Diamond King who Became a Pal

Diamond King who Became a Pal

by Joseph (Joe) Morgenstern

The story of a very special friendship that started more ...
Treasures of Ancient Egypt

Treasures of Ancient Egypt

by Helen Schary Motro

A review of the fascinating exhibition of Egyptian more ...
Torture and Secret Meetings

Torture and Secret Meetings

by Emil Murad

Monument unveiling brings back vivid memories. In Or more ...
Dealing with Sibling Rivalry

Dealing with Sibling Rivalry

by Hadassah Fidler

There are many ways of dealing with sibling conflicts, more ...
How Swedish rabbi’s plan saved war Jews

How Swedish rabbi’s plan saved war Jews

by Shlomo (Salomon) Liberman

A courageous Ecuadorian Consul General, Muñoz Borrero, more ...
We’ve come home

We’ve come home

by Jennifer Oliver

An inspirational and realistic essay on one family's more ...
Where the Language of Yiddish Lives On . . .

Where the Language of Yiddish Lives On . . .

by Carol Novis

Is Yiddish a dead language? Not to Bella Bryks-Klein, more ...
The Night My Life Changed for Ever

The Night My Life Changed for Ever

by Aliza Shapiro

Aliza takes us on a journey through a very turbulent more ...
Stamps of Disapproval

Stamps of Disapproval

by Anton Felton

An untold World War II story! Anton relates how propaganda more ...
Confronting BDS Activists - Ishmael Khaldi

Confronting BDS Activists - Ishmael Khaldi

by Bunny Porath

The personal story of Mr Khaldi,a Bedouin born and more ...
A Match Made in Heaven – and America

A Match Made in Heaven – and America

by Eli Libenson

Tells how two people with very different backgrounds more ...
Offer Town Couldn’t Refuse

Offer Town Couldn’t Refuse

by Barbara Abraham-Vazana

The Elma Arts Complex Hotel in Zichron Ya’akov is more ...
Israel has got rugby...

Israel has got rugby...

by Sarice Holley

Women’s rugby is not only a game that Sarice Holley more ...
Finding out About our Bedouin Neighbors

Finding out About our Bedouin Neighbors

by Yael Meyer

A bus tour by ESRA day trippers, in which a variety more ...
 

FROM THE EDITOR

Merle Guttmann

Two ESRA musts in the next few months where we hope to see you – our first ever ESRA conference where you can voice your views and learn about all we do. And our ESRA Annual General Meeting.

Our cover, Out of Egypt, features an amulet of an Egyptian goddess found at Tell el-Ajjul in the Gaza strip. It is one of the magnificent pieces of gold jewelry on display at two exhibitions well worth a visit at the Israel Museum – Pharoah in Canaan and Allure of the Sphinx – More...

CONTRIBUTORS

Rabbi Dov Lipman
Baruch Tanaman
Morty Leibowitz
Pamela Peled
Joseph (Joe) Morgenstern
Shlomo (Salomon) Liberman
David Rhodes
Helen Schary Motro
Barbara Abraham-Vazana
Sarice Holley
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