Treasured memories surface whilst looking through these now aged sepia photographs from the time of World War II. Marian's reminiscences of her late mother and family bring to life the painful experiences many suffered and the gratitude felt by the lucky ones who survived.

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My Mother’s Photo Album
Category: Features
Issue No. 177
 

Judith grew up in Swansea, South Wales, and was expected to become a school teacher. But Judith decided to go to Israel, to a kibbutz, and planned after the army, to work as a freelancer from home. Then a fateful notice on the billboard of Kikar Hamoshavot regarding a school for interpreters guided her into the field of translating.

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The billboard on Kikar Hamoshavot
Category: Features
Issue No. 177
 

Ilan is deeply disturbed by the unethical and often criminal behaviour of the leaders in Israel - both political and religioius. He asks what it will take to get us back on track to the path we all know to be the right one? He urges us to look deep inside ourselves to discover what it is, and to do this soon.

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Have they no shame?
Category: Features
Issue No. 177
 

Tel Aviv's Utopia Science-Fiction Festival, under the leadership of Uri Aviv, was held for the second year this summer. This year, the week-long happening included seven new Israeli films as well as a host of foreign ones, premieres and special screenings alongside lectures and conferences.

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Utopia comes to Tel Aviv
Category: Features
Issue No. 177
 

Pamela Peled pays tribute to Rose Dembitzer who has built upon her own struggle with breast and ovarian cancer to initiate an innovative program in Israel, Prevention GENE-ration, aimed at consciousness-raising, education and genetic testing for the BRCA gene.

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Towards a Better Life: Tennis and Gene Testing
Category: Features
Issue No. 176
 

On Yom Kippur morning, October 6, 1973, Emil Murad went for a nature walk enjoying the peace and beauty of God's creation. But on that fateful day as he approached the synagogue, the sirens announced the beginning of that traumatic war. Emil was called up for military duty and although he survived the war unharmed, he questions God's ways and fears for the future of Israel.

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Out for a walk with God on the Day of Atonement
Category: Features
Issue No. 176
 

A trendy tale of a girl's hopes to find a suitable romantic match. We identify with Shashi as she tells of her prayers for a true lover after many disappointments, and follow her, sympathetically and anxiously, to the synagogue. Will her prayers be answered at last? A warm and uplifting story, told humorously but feelingly

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The epitome of Rosh Hashanah, new beginnings
Category: Features
Issue No. 176
 

A father is invited to attend Israel's first "Burning Man" happening, in which his younger daughter is involved. This proves to be a 5-day event at an "incredibly well-organized tent city" a few kilometers from Sde Boker. No money is allowed at Midburn – "everything was given or taken … it's gifting, plain and simple". Everyone pitches in with whatever talents he/she can contribute. And at the end 3,000 "burners" leave the desert as spotless as they found it. It proves to be spiritual experience – "Sometimes something weird and wonderful happens" says Larry Butchins.

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Burning Man gave feeling of freedom
Category: Features
Issue No. 176
 

Moving tribute to the late Anita Berman fondly recalling the tireless dedication of this long time Esra volunteer. Her interest in archaeology,led her granddaughter to follow in her footsteps. There is a detailed account of how she and her assiciates set up The Temple Mount Sifting Project and the many amazing finds that the project has uncovered to date, are recorded here. Details of how to participate in the Project are also included.

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Sifting by volunteers reveals hidden story
Category: Features
Issue No. 175
 

Many factors go into choosing a satisfying career. Picking one which suits your skills and personality, expanding a hobby into one which generates an income, choosing one which many members of your family have pursued and finding your strengths and aptitudes are ways toward a proper choice.

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Pain of failing to choose the correct career
Category: Features
Issue No. 175
 
 
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