In 1946 Canadian born Arthur Goldberg was travelling the world. The letters to his family about the destruction by British troops of Kibbutz Yagur makes fascinating reading. He joined Mahal and in 1950 came to live in Israel where he became one of Israel’s tourism pioneers.More...
In the 1940s the Jewish National Fund in Britain had an annual publication called Moledet. Aimed at Jewish children, it had varied articles including information about life in Israel, immigration, the fledgling Israel Defense Force and Jewish festivals.More...
Brian Braude – an experienced traveler – visited Bolivia and Peru with his family. Built inside an enormous crater, La Paz offered museums, churches and markets of a large busy city. A 3-day jeep trip through salt flats, a volcanic-strewn desert and then on to a trip down an old silver mine gave them many varied experiences.More...
Darwin researched his evolution of the species in the Galapagos Islands. Motie Zaslow describes his visit to small islands that make up this nature reserve. Travelling in special small boats the group saw many interesting and rare species including giant turtles, penguins, lizards, sea lions and a great variety of birds.More...
Kehillat Yozma, the Progressive Community in Modiin, is nearly as old as the city itself. With two full time rabbis, pre-school classes, an adult Beit Midrash, it is a very active community that also sponsors community projects. It acts as an extended family for many of its members.More...
The Ethiopian National Project was launched in 2004 to provide educational and social assistance to Ethiopian Israeli teenagers. Outreach centers, leadership courses, workshops and pre-army courses are some of the schemes that are offered – often in conjunction with other organizations.More...
ISSUE 148 - February-March 2009
FROM THE EDITOR
- life's journey – exploring relationships, resolving conflicts. a review
- the warsaw ghetto uprising
- nutty fruit-dining out
- the hare with amber eyes: a hidden inheritance - a review
- the strawberry woman
- checking in not out
- chanukah 5769 – judaism and greek culture
- real estate investment in the us: a primer
- the mendelssohns moses, abraham and felix
- beyond the fringe: jewish symbols and secrets - a review