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"Yom Kippur always brings back memories of my aliyah" 7th of...
Illustration by Liora Blum

Happy holidays to all ESRA Magazine readersWishing you healt...

For several years after I came on aliyah, I lived in Netanya...
Two years ago I had occasion to participate in the Shabbat s...
One of many digital displays

Jewish books and artifacts

I have lived in Israel long enough to remember the1978 openi...
My soon-to-be-husband finished his Master's Degree in Radio/...



Ron with grandson Gabe at his brit milah

Ron Wolfson was sure that he was the best boy in the United ...
This is a story about how a trip to Australia, cancelled due...
Max Barish and his brothers took out an ad decrying Ford.

Galia with her mother and grandparents

This article was first published in The Forward on December ...


FINLAND AND THE JEWS DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR  Over ...
ITIM Helps Meet Jewish Needs in the 21st Century Rabbi Seth ...
The very first March of The Living was due to be held in 198...

By Rabbi Gail Shuster-Bouskila 2021/5781 In 2020/5780, I spe...
My father’s childhood home in Mueddersheim around 1939

My father, (centre) in WW1 army uniform with parents and six siblings

The Jewish cemetery in Heinsberg today

Writer with sons reciting Kaddish at the Schwarz cemetery in Gladbach

 In 2016, after a life-time of refusal, I decided that ...

Kissing the tzitzit (prayer shawl) through my anti-COVID-19 ...
Photo by Francesco Alberti on Unsplash

We studied to become Conservative Rabbis at the Jewish Theol...

Photos by Yad Ezer L'Haver "A Beauty Contest for Holocaust S...

It was very dark, icy cold and wet outside. Cold, wet and da...
During the last months of World War II, my parents and my si...

KATHE: Always Been in Norway - The war destiny of an or...