ISSUE 185 - June-July-August 2016

A Boy and the Future President
by Lydia Aisenberg
Seen through the eyes of a child these reminiscences More...
Photo With The Missing Head
by Henya Drescher
In this personal memoir, Henya Drescher discovers, More...
It’s been Great!
by Brenda Katten
Brenda Katten's final Chairperson's message covers More...
In the Footsteps of D-Day Heroes
by Adrian Wolff
Adrian was one of the 33 ex-IDF officers who participated More...
Interview with Dr. Ronnie Solan

Interview with Dr. Ronnie Solan

by Ruth Shidlo

The answers to questions posed to Ronnie Solan,Clinical more ...
U.S./Israeli Income Tax Update for Year 2016 (2015 Tax Year)

U.S./Israeli Income Tax Update for Year 2016 (2015 Tax Year)

by Alan R Deutsch

A brief overview of the 2016 U.S. and Israeli tax-filing more ...
The Three ‘R’s

The Three ‘R’s

by Leonard Book

A satirical, tongue in the cheek essay on the foibles more ...
Weve Got Mail

We've Got Mail

by Reader

Letters to the Editor - ESRA Magazine 185 more ...
Och, It’s a Hoot, Mon!

Och, It’s a Hoot, Mon!

by Stephen Kliner

This is the story of how Scottish Jews acquired their more ...
Zionism in Virtual Reality

Zionism in Virtual Reality

by Steve Kramer

The newly opened Friends of Zion Museum features many more ...
Aunt Rose

Aunt Rose

by Morty Leibowitz

A short story by Morton Leibowitz. A sad indictment more ...
Smashing The Vegan Myths

Smashing The Vegan Myths

by Carol Novis

Eviatar Gover of TLVEG TOURS runs walking tours of more ...
Wish Your Family & Friends a Happy New Year

Wish Your Family & Friends a Happy New Year

by ESRA MAGAZINE

Publish your New Year Greetings in the forthcoming more ...
Tower of Strength

Tower of Strength

by Suri Ordman

Family fun during Purim and Pesach at the Tower of more ...
Musical Benny Waves Goodbye

Musical Benny Waves Goodbye

by Dina Raveh

This is the story of Benjamin Kadoshi, whose ancestors more ...
Israeli Craft Beers: Whats Brewing?

Israeli Craft Beers: What's Brewing?

by David Rhodes

David Rhodes gives a comprehensive overview of Israel’s more ...
Walking in the Valley of Ela

Walking in the Valley of Ela

by Yael Meyer

A vivid report on the ESRA tiyul to the Ela valley more ...
Halva, Kugel and Tzhug

Halva, Kugel and Tzhug

by Bill Strubbe

Bill introduces us to some of Israel’s amazing markets more ...
Breaking a Pledge to Help Empower Young Women

Breaking a Pledge to Help Empower Young Women

by Joan Weisman

When Joan Weisman retired she swore she would never more ...
 

FROM THE EDITOR

Merle Guttmann

It always amazes me, even after 37 years, how this magazine comes together, particularly as a welcome mass of unsolicited articles are submitted, written by you our readers, and I never know what the final melange will be. Take this issue for example, we received ten pages on food – vegan haunts, markets where you indulge in mouth-watering food to be drunk down with cold draft beer in the sizzling summer months, as reflected in our cover. More...

CONTRIBUTORS

Sarice Holley
Lolita Marcos
Yael Meyer
Mike Porter
Lucille Cohen
David Rhodes
Nelly Perry
Henya Drescher
Dina Raveh
Gloria Deutsch
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