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Beryl was born on October 27, 1940 to the family Juter in Ca...

Marjorie Glick was born on April 5th 1932 in South Shields, ...
Harold finishing his 2nd out of 13 Tiberias Marathons, 1978

It is a cold and miserable winter's morning. The rain has ju...

Gitty Glaser made aliyah to Israel from Montreal, Quebec, Ca...
Denis at his studio: the hub of his artistic creations

An artist, a fighter, a noble and loving soul by Dubbie &...
The Late Prof. Myron Lieberman

 By Deborah Lieberman and colleagues of Myron from Isra...
Edith Dinar, celebrating her 90th birthday, in Raanana, with her family and friends

Happy birthday to Dr Albert Jacobs on his 90th with ESRA friends. From left to right: Estelle Schulgasser, Jeremy Weil, Helen Stohl, Irwin and Ethel Weintraub, Dr. Albert Jacob (on his 90th birthday), Carole Rosenblatt (Chairperson ESRA Beer Sheva), Dr. John and Ruth Gravinar, Joan Avigur, Ingrid Barzel, and Judy Levine. Photo by Wolf Levine

Please share your Milestones with ESRA readers: Births,...
Photo by Niilo Isotalo on Unsplash

 It was during the last summer of the 20th century that...

Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz changed his family name to Even-I...

Ruth Klineberg Ferguson I was privileged to have a close fri...
Reuven Yagil with photographer Goel Drori at the source of the Blue Nile

Reuven Yagil in Kahzakistan with a sheep’s head given to an important guest so he will serve it to others

Reuven Yagil with two women during the Kahzaki new year

Dr. Doolittle from the Negev passed away – and fans the worl...
Joe Goldberg ... an asset to ESRA

 BORN in Melbourne, Joe Goldberg made aliyah with his w...
 I thought and thought but could not know what joy to m...
Channi Hurwitz ... a sister, a friend, an extraordinary confidante

Channi and her husband Bernard, with their grandson Avishai Michael at his wedding in Kfar Chabad, February 2019

October 2000: ESRA on the Hilla Bagalil Walk for Women’s Health (from left) Marigold Bergman, Channi Hurwitz, Merle Guttmann and Rika Meyerowitz

ESRA outing organized by Channi Hurwitz with Russian olim. Channi is second on the left

We are sad and dismayed to announce the sudden passing of ou...

Portrait of the writer as a young boy

Carl Hoffman in Borneo

Carl Hoffman teaching at a refugee camp in the Philippines

Carl Hoffman (far right) pictured in 2019 at one of the regular ESRA Editorial Board meetings

 IN MEMORIAM Rabbi Stewart Weiss The mystics of Kabbala...
Room with a phew!

Flushed with success ... the renovated bathroom

Work in progress ... removing walls and widening doorways

Circumstances dictated that we moved on. If you're thin...
Annice with ESRA Rehovot board members: Annice Grinberg (far right) pictured with (from left) Benny Edelman, Lucille Edelman, Ira Grinberg, Dorothy Hertzman, Thelma Bernstein Arvatz, Gila Schwartz and David Schwartz. Roy Caplan is seated. Missing from the line-up are Joyce Lasovsky, Sharon Levisohn, Susan Lurie and Aliza Weinberg

 With the recent passing of Annice Grinberg z"l (see he...
Lorraine Melzer

My beloved sister, Lorraine Melzer (née Gutstein), passed aw...
Gert Guttmann . . . a generous soul, always a gentleman

The architect . . . Gert Guttmann at work on a project in his office

​In 1995 I asked Gert for some advice. I was planning to reb...

Jay Bushinsky was for four decades a reporter from the Middl...