The Ndaba – the gathering of former Zimbabweans attracted over 250 people from all over the country and some from abroad. There was plenty to reminisce about from the days when the Jewish community flourished there. They contributed so much to that country and still try to help in spite of the terrible situation there now.More...
While the 2008 Olympic Games were being held in Beijing a Fine Arts exhibition was on display. Pamela Silver was the lone representative from Israel, one of 300 artists from 40 countries whose work was on exhibition. They were invited for a luxury week of sightseeing and entertainment in Beijing – an unforgettable time for Pamela.More...
Petra was visited by Brian Braude. Built by the Nabateans it was a very important city controlling the trade routes. Parts of this beautiful city carved out of unique colored sandstone are very well preserved. For hundreds of years Petra was a “lost’’ city having been “discovered” only a hundred years ago and is now one of the wonders of the world.More...
Most days the press carries negative stories about Israel. StandWithUs, which started in California, is an organization set up to help counteract this. One of their projects is a one year Fellowship program in Israel where university candidates learn how to put Israel’s case to the world.More...
One of the most important archeological sites in Israel is Zippori in the lower Galilee. Findings date back to the first temple, and the beautiful mosaics from the third century are world famous. Lydia Aisenberg met the Nor family whose farm abuts the ancient site and who have been involved in many digs on the site.More...
This is a letter Zipporah Porath she wrote to her mother from Haifa in 1948. Only someone who was living in Israel at the time knew what was really going on. The fledgling state had people arriving from all over the world and all their differences had to be catered for.More...
ISSUE 146 - Sept-Nov 2008
FROM THE EDITOR
- life's journey – exploring relationships, resolving conflicts. a review
- schneider children's medical center not just any hospital
- children without shadows
- stop driving before it is too late
- encountering israel
- the strawberry woman
- for the love of god and virgins - a review
- fighting cancer with hyperthermia
- ex-volunteers-kibbutz movement wants to hear from you
- watt lights my light