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Guests mingle and chat and enjoy the wine and cheese at ESRA Netanya’s thank-you event to its volunteers (Photos: Mike Altman)

Barbara Kliner

Ofir Orenstein

Aviva Katahun

Enjoying the performance by Ethiopian teenager Aviva Katahun

On a balmy summer evening some 60 volunteers came together f...
Harry Hiller chatting with School Counselor Savit and some students who were helped by ESRA

Entertainment by the Israeli Russian girls who performed a traditional dance

ESRA Haifa attended the graduation ceremony at Kfar HaNoar H...
The cover of Gregory J. Wallance’s book about Sarah Aaronsohn, the leader of the Nili spy ring

Online advice (from left) Dena Laufer, David Gee, Lenita and Stanley Curzon (Photo: Denis Kaliser)

 Two fascinating speakers recently each gave a talk to ...
Enjoying the PzazzBand concert in Herzliya (Photo: Denis Kaliser)

Enjoying the PzazzBand concert in Modiin (Photo: Cynthia Barmor)

The PzazzBand, with singer Gilda Hami, has been graciously p...
ESRA Petah Tikvah visits the Israel Guide Dog Center

A training session at the Center

 Recently more than 25 people from all over the center ...

 In May in Herzliya Cynthia Maresky gave an excellent t...
Left to right: Dena Laufer, Bess Hoffman, Yotam Polizer, Sally Oren, Sandra and Marcel Grossman

In April, in the beautiful home of Sandra and Marcel Grossma...
Some of the Fun-glish participants in the beginners' class in Modiin with their facilitator, Sandra Apperman (second right) and assistant Thelma Bernstein (second left) at their final meeting in June

ESRA Modiin's pilot to create a "Fun-glish" activity had var...
Genealogist Aviad ben Izhak

Lt. Col (res) Aviad ben Izhak is a professional genealogist,...
Standing on the corner . . . about to set off on a tour of Kfar Ganim

 A warm and pleasant evening saw more than forty people...
Remembering . . . lighting candles at the joint ceremony in Modiin

Speakers Edie Kalib (left) and Chaya Subar

Members of ESRA Modiin and Hadassah joint event committee with speakers. Seated (second left) is Modiin’s Deputy Mayor, Shlomo Pazzy

They did it again. In another show of community solidarity, ...
Dr Amatzia Baram speaking to ESRA members in Haifa

Dr Amatzia Baram, Professor Emeritus of the Dept of History ...
The prisoners’ courtyard at Akko Prison

The gallows at Akko prison

The refectory of the Crusader Hospitaller fortress

Early on November 21, 2017, a day the weatherman had promise...
Tuesday chug for children aged 6 to 8 avidly watching "their teacher" Sandra Apperman. Story and photos by Cynthia Barmor

Getting to grips with Fun-glish in Modiin

After several unsuccessful attempts to introduce English is ...

Cynthia received her award from the city's Mayor, Haim Bibas

 ESRA Modiin was honored by the city at its annual Volu...
At the entertainment ... Irene Myron (left) with Barbara Blum

 ESRA's very own charismatic Barbara Blum invited us to...
Second generation Holocaust survivors Zvi Berkovitch and Judy Goldstein each light memorial candles at the Modiin ceremony in memory of the six million Jews who perished at the hands of the Nazis (Photos: Flori Cohen, Sruly Cooper, Avraham Rotstein)

Found in a ghetto ... a hand-drawn birthday card, now at Yad Vashem

Sara Shor, of Yad Vashem, speaking

From left to right: Dr. Teria Shantall, Shlomo Pazzy, Deputy Mayor of Modiin-Maccabim-Reut, Gerry Wine, Ruchama Berkovitch, Achinoam Rotstein

ESRA Modiin Chair Cynthia Barmor (left), ESRA Membership Chair Carol Lipman (center) and Jackie Klein speaking at the event

The Holocaust was an atrocity carried out by a monster of ev...
Rabbi Adi Sultanik

ESRA Modiin hosted a well-attended event in mid-March by scr...
Zvi Friedmann

Story by Harry Hiller Photo by Melvyn Sandler Members and fr...
Talking politics ... Prof Mordecai Keder with Evelynne Cherny (left) and Cynthia Barmor, chair of ESRA Modiin

Part of the large audience listening with enthrallment to Prof Kedar

With a record number of people attending, our Modiin branch ...