ERETZ Unplugged

ERETZ Editors’ blog

0 Celebrating Israeli Independence Day in New York

The Laurie M. Tisch Gallery at JCC Manhattan in New York will celebrate Israel’s sixty-eighth anniversary with a solo exhibition of the work of Israeli photographer Nino Herman (see “Focus on the Heart,” ERETZ 139-140). The exhibition, which will open on Israeli Independence Day, May 15, 2016, and be on…

0 Blue Skies, Blue Walls, Blue Eyes

It was midnight in the ancient cemetery of Safed on a dark, moonless night. It was rosh hodesh, the beginning of the month according to the Jewish calendar, and a sliver of the new moon had yet to make its first appearance. Instead of moonlight, hundreds of memorial candles illuminated…

0 ERETZ 30th Anniversary Tour

Invitation Dear ERETZ reader, After telling you the story of the Land of Israel for the last 30 years, we are thrilled to invite you to join us – the ERETZ publishers and editors, led by Dita Kohl and Yadin Roman  – for a one-time, exclusive event: a journey to experience Israel…

0 Gaza

Gaza is one of the most ancient cities in this region of thousands of years of history. Situated at the entrance to Canaan, the Land of Israel, as you approach from Egypt. With an abundance of water, from its high water table, it is the first settlement reached once you…

0 Glimpses of the Past

Fascinating wall paintings that provide glimpses into different periods in Jerusalem’s history were revealed after a pipe burst by the storerooms in the Saint Louis hospital near the Old City of Jerusalem. The paintings are the work of the hospital’s founder, baron Marie Paul Amédée de Piellat. In the late…