ISSUE 179 - May-June 2015

Our website now lists Self Help Organizations
by Myra Olswang
The ESRA Magazine website now includes the Self Help More...
A Dentist Working with Ethiopian Children
by Nina Zuck
When the call went out for obtaining dental treatment More...
Rescuing Children at Risk
by Lucille Cohen
Orr Shalom, through foster homes throughout the country, More...
My Grandfather
by Margo Donovan
Clinging to material evidence when searching for ancestry More...
Freedom

Freedom

by Brenda Katten

A stirring call for volunteers to widen and maintain more ...
Haggadot Then and Now - A Book Review

Haggadot Then and Now - A Book Review

by Lydia Aisenberg

Over one hundred Haggadot written and illustrated by more ...
Magna Carta: The Jewish Connection

Magna Carta: The Jewish Connection

by Brian Fink

Brian Fink gives a fascinating review of the Magna more ...
A Day of ‘Firsts’

A Day of ‘Firsts’

by Yael Meyer

In January ESRA members took an interesting and enjoyable more ...
Oyez! Oyez! Oyez!

Oyez! Oyez! Oyez!

by Lydia Aisenberg

The town crier still exists in Britain today. Lydia more ...
We’ve got Mail

We’ve got Mail

by Reader

Letters to the editor-Magazine 179 more ...
Dream Comes True for Family of Volunteers

Dream Comes True for Family of Volunteers

by Lola Katz

Before coming on holiday to Israel many people contact more ...
Once Upon a Time

Once Upon a Time

by Carol Novis

Michael Saltman, emeritus professor from Haifa University, more ...
Teens Graduate in Advocacy in a ‘Novel’ Way

Teens Graduate in Advocacy in a ‘Novel’ Way

by ESRA MAGAZINE

A 20-strong group of teenagers has graduated from a more ...
This Night was Different! Spending Seder in Japan

This Night was Different! Spending Seder in Japan

by Pamela Levene

Pamela very bravely sets off on her own to "experience" more ...
Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing

by Yoel Sheridan

In 1887 Baron Nathan Meyer de Rothschild initiated more ...
Our Search for the Jewish Reign in Spain

Our Search for the Jewish Reign in Spain

by Rhoda Goodman

Beautiful Spain's history is richly entwined with that more ...
Bonding with Animals and Nature at Kibbutz Magal

Bonding with Animals and Nature at Kibbutz Magal

by Joan Weisman

ESRA volunteers who visited Kibbutz Magal toured the more ...
The Young Ones enjoy Seders Inside and Out

The Young Ones enjoy Seders Inside and Out

by Nina Zuck

Students and their pupils in Netanya's 'Students Build more ...
Gil Shohat Helping the Hungry

Gil Shohat Helping the Hungry

by Nelly Perry

Maestro Gil Shohat has sworn that while there is a more ...
 

FROM THE EDITOR

Merle Guttmann

Israel has everything you can dream of, even ‘cherry’ blossoms as you can see from our cover.

We could’t let Pesach pass over without bringing you special stories – Haggadot that were created in wartime; a seder spent in Japan with the local community, or together in the Carmel mountains with ESRA Haifaites;  and mock seders  More...

CONTRIBUTORS

Nina Zuck
Michael Lipiner
David Rhodes
Lolita Marcos
Alan R Deutsch
Lynette Karp
Lisa Brink
Ingrid Rockberger
Flori Cohen
Michael Jaron
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