Lydia Aisenberg is a journalist, informal educator and special study tour guide. Born in 1946, Lydia is originally from South Wales, Britain and came to live in Israel in 1967 and has been a member of Kibbutz Mishmar HaEmek since. The mother of five and grandmother of five (so far) Lydia has been involved in shared citizenship projects of the Givat Haviva Institutes International Department for the last 25 years, and involved in informal education projects since her first visit to Israel in 1965 and volunteering during the 1967 war.
From the 1830’s millions of people from all over the world have entered the USA. Towards the end of the nineteenth century this included Jews from Eastern Europe many of whom became well known. Ellis Island, a museum and major tourist attraction, has a wall which is inscribed with many of the names of these immigrants.More...
The Israeli high-court ruling forcing the rerouting of the controversial security fence in the outer Jerusalem region will place the fence literally alongside the well-tended front and back gardens of Har Radar, now a flourishing Jewish community on the Green Line.More...
The Bat Shlomo moshava on the Carmel is a treasury of history, especially worth a visit in the spring when the threatened red falcon birds take up home on the synagogue roof and breeding boxes before their migratory return to South Africa.More...
- life's journey – exploring relationships, resolving conflicts. a review
- nutty fruit-dining out
- the warsaw ghetto uprising
- the hare with amber eyes: a hidden inheritance - a review
- checking in not out
- the strawberry woman
- chanukah 5769 – judaism and greek culture
- the mendelssohns moses, abraham and felix
- beyond the fringe: jewish symbols and secrets - a review
- children without shadows