ISSUE 180 - July-Aug 2015

Top Canadian Cop in Visit to Givat Haviva
by Lydia Aisenberg
Lydia Aisenberg reports on the recent visit to Wadi More...
Return to the City of a ‘Woman in Gold’
by Deborah Opolion
Re-assessing Vienna on a return visit in modern times More...
The Woman with Ethiopia in her Backyard
by Lydia Aisenberg
Hava (Zina) Almo, now a grandmother, is working together More...
Enjoying a Taste of Jewish Portugal
by Evelynne Cherny
A visit to Portugal revealed a wealth of attractions More...
Our Vision for the Future

Our Vision for the Future

by Baruch Tanaman

Baruch expresses ESRA's vision of progress for improving more ...
Recalling the Courage of the Refuseniks

Recalling the Courage of the Refuseniks

by Liz Trakeniski

A heartfelt recall of the bravery, determination and more ...
We’ve got Mail

We’ve got Mail

by Reader

Letters to the editor-Magazine 180 more ...
Peeking in at Peki’in

Peeking in at Peki’in

by Yael Meyer

One beautiful spring day ESRA day-trippers took a "religious more ...
Event made us fizzically aware

Event made us fizzically aware

by Gabriella Bat-Aviv

More than 200 women attended a Women’s Health Awareness more ...
Some of the Reasons why my Memory Sticks

Some of the Reasons why my Memory Sticks

by Dave Bloom

Why is it that certain memories remain so powerfully more ...
Doing the Can-can!

Doing the Can-can!

by Marian Lebor

Leket Israel recently found an ingenious way to highlight more ...
The Kite Runners of Gujarat

The Kite Runners of Gujarat

by Anantha Krishnan

In Gujarat, India, the annual Uttarayan festival is more ...
Can medical headlines be trusted?

Can medical headlines be trusted?

by Morty Leibowitz

How does a lay person start to reconcile contradictory more ...
ReJoyce! Homage to Irish Author

ReJoyce! Homage to Irish Author

by Morty Leibowitz

A discussion about James Joyce between Monty Leibowitz more ...
Restaurant Couple from France

Restaurant Couple from France

by Lucille Cohen

A couple who made aliyah last year opened an "haute more ...
Nostalgia express from the 1940s

Nostalgia express from the 1940s

by Annice Grinberg

Recently ESRA Rehovot met in the Malia Hall and took more ...
Tutors redraw teaching text book

Tutors redraw teaching text book

by Cynthia Barmor

ESRA Modiin did a major rethink of their English tutoring more ...
City Honors ‘Dynamic Duo’

City Honors ‘Dynamic Duo’

by ESRA MAGAZINE

We are proud that Glenis and Lawrence Bertfield have more ...
Spirit of the 60s Lives On

Spirit of the 60s Lives On

by Sima Marge Rolnick

Rachel, who views life through the eyes of a breast more ...
 

FROM THE EDITOR

Merle Guttmann

Congratulations to Brenda Katten and Baruch Tanaman our new ESRA co-chairs, to Terry Morris vice-chair, and to our executive board - all elected at our lively annual general meeting in June.

There’s interesting reading ahead for you. Our heritage is brought alive through visits to countries where Jews were once prominent and the efforts of these countries to memorialize them: a dramatic visit to Austria filled with memories of her family murdered in the Holocaust; More...

CONTRIBUTORS

Jennia Ganit Chodorov
Sima Marge Rolnick
Sybil Levin
Pnina  Moed Kass
Liz Trakeniski
Helen Schary Motro
Yoel Sheridan
Mimi Tanaman
Ilan Hirschowitz
Dina Raveh
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