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In the pool and on horseback ... Liat Pikado, who has cerebral palsy, joined the Magal project back in 2010 (Photos: Anat Lavi)

All smiles from award winner Liat Pikado with her certificate

Petting a labrador


Outstanding volunteer award for Kibbutz Magal volunteer...
Teamwork builds new friendships at Ruppin Marine Science Institute, Michmoret (Photos: Dennis Kaliser)


The Applebaums



This year, the participants, parents, donors and ESRA volunt...
Keeping control of the horse (Photos: Anat Lavi)

A bird in the hand . . .

The end of year party for the "Leadership through Nature" gr...
It’s a dog’s life a hug for one of Kibbutz Magal’s four-legged friends (Photos: Anat Lavi)

Checking a horse’s hoof

Feeding one of the lambs

When Noam (not his real name) held the Labrador puppy for th...
Learning English can be fun with ESRA’s English Tutoring Program

Lola Katz, ETP Professional Consultant

An ETP tutor helping an Israeli youngster master the art of writing English

The Israel Ministry of Education endorses ESRA's English Tut...
Getting instructions for the afternoon's events

My name is Derso Belateh. I am studying Mechanical Engineeri...


Photos: Cynthia Yaacobi This year we had 23 young ladies cel...

Jonathan Matityahu aged 14 from the Gutwirth High School, Sd...
Amharit blessing for Dabo – traditional Ethiopian bread

With handfuls of mud, Nina Zuck, head of ESRA Projects, joins the children in traditional house building

Cathy Aron, projects coordinator, joins a group of schoolchidren

Building friendships . . . two pupils with their student teacher

Creating sun-baked ceramics

Sharing stories of Ethiopia

Everyone gets involved, including ESRA Chairman Baruch Tanaman and wife Mimi

Photos: Sandra Broza An Ethiopian Village near Kiryat Gat… w...
Working on balance, coordination, taking turns and counting as they jump

By using hand-eye coordination as well as other fine motor skills these children are putting together the alphabet in order

Practicing balance and coordination as well as gross motor skills

Perhaps you recall reading about the summer camp workshop ba...
Purim fun and getting ready for Pesach...with our SBC student in Netanya

This entry was prepared by one of our students from Students...
The girls dressed for the occasion (Photos: Tal Zuck)

The trend today amongst our children and grandchildren is to...
Students on the Joint ESRA/Talia Trust Project in discussion with specialist teacher Sara and school counsellor Shavit

An exciting new project for ESRA, supported by fundraising f...



It wasn't just one moment to cherish, but fifteen moments an...
Seamstresses busy sewing in Sderot

The Sderot Sewing Center, initiated by Meira and Jack Appleb...
ESRA’s Rishon Chairperson Janet Kiesari (left) with Shirley Frankel (center) and Lorna Toube. Shirley and Lorna run Rishon’s knitting project

Piled high: some of the knitwear

What a busy month we have had in Rishon, starting mid-Novemb...
Story and photo: Harry Hiller

How do you spend Sunday mornings? At ESRA Haifa, painting se...
A tutoring session

CHILDREN in Israel are hungry to learn English. But with 30 ...
Naomi Meshasha with the girls she tutors in Hefzibah

 Co-Chairpeson's Message Upon reaching a certain age, o...
A class in session at Keshet Elementary School, Modiiin

ESRA Modiin school volunteer tutors initially worked for abo...