Kyote in southern Japan was an excellent center to view traditional aspects of the country; beautiful gardens, the royal palace, markets and temples were seen there. Shabbat was spent in the port city of Kobe where the small Jewish community welcomes tourists every weekend.More...
Meera Jacobson remembers her childhood in South Africa and how her life centered round the kitchen and Nelly. Nelly ran the kitchen and did the laundry and to this day Meera remembers the smell of the wonderful food that emanated from it.More...
Dramatic behavioral changes, confusion, strange remarks out of context and imagining things, could be signs of suffering from a brain tumor. Immediate action needs to be taken, as brain tumors can grow quickly. Honey Stollman gives us a compelling account of what happened to her husband.More...
An admirable institution still thriving after 100 years inspires in Tel Aviv. The first college to initially insist on tuition only in Hebrew in its training teachers to be a mentor and supervisor helping students learn through discussion.More...
On a flight to the USA in 1984, Louise Leger sat next to a most interesting young man who told her about the scientific research he was doing. How excited she was when in October 2011 she read that he, Dan Shechtman, had been awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry for his discovery of the quasicrystalMore...
ISSUE 162 - Dec-Jan 2011-12
FROM THE EDITOR
- life's journey – exploring relationships, resolving conflicts. a review
- nutty fruit-dining out
- the hare with amber eyes: a hidden inheritance - a review
- checking in not out
- the warsaw ghetto uprising
- the strawberry woman
- children without shadows
- beyond the fringe: jewish symbols and secrets - a review
- do i have to live with bad breath?
- ladies whose aim is to dispel those sad tales