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Ortal joined ESRA's Students Build a Community this year, as...



Members of our Negev ESRA knitting group, also known as "The...
Jakey Lichterman



Written by Osnat Sheffler and Nina Zuck Photos by Orna Mekon...



Photos by Roni Sela This year started off on a high.Four you...
ESRA’s hardworking and dedicated Welfare Fund committee members

 Well perhaps not quite that fast, but efforts were cer...

What made today successful you may ask? I received calls bot...
One for the album ... a group shot at the presentations

Meira and Jack Appelbaum with their student Orit Sabahat

The one and only Ilse Gluckstadt presenting scholarships to her five students – Ashegere Aileen, Almog Munis-Geva, Helen Tronej, Eitan Shemi and Shlomit Simani

Pamela Sarig presenting the scholarship to Sigal Lagassa on behalf of Maureen Lipman

Terry Shlomo presenting the ESRA Ramat Aviv Scholarship to Yonathan Wassa

Tarkin Adago at the microphone telling his aliyah story

Glenis Bertfield and Ann Levin presenting the ESRA Raanana Scholarship to Rivka Astaya

Evelynne Cherny presenting the scholarship on behalf of the Modiin branch to Rafael Geva

Dena Laufer presenting her scholarship to Ester Belay

Music at the Students Build a Community scholarship event was provided by singers and musicians from the ESRAsupported Hephzibah Volume Center

The hall at Hephzibah's community center was buzzing with ex...


...thanks to the ladies of the CircleStory and photo&nb...
Nelly Perry ... did wonderful work

Some 15 years ago, Netanya was targeted multiple times by te...
Chanukah gifts for Neve ESRA presented by ESRA Co-Chairperson Evelynne Cherny (left) to the house mother and her assistant

A LEGO Ninjago

 The 15 children, their parents and some siblings atten...
Thumbs up ... Rhona Berzack (left) and Rene Chazen at Shaare Zedek Hospital with items made by the Modiin Knitting Circle

Photo: Audrey Gross ESRA Modiin's most meaningful project th...
IDC students from around the world, working together with ESRA

Proud of volunteering with ESRA

Photos: Sunny Marshansky Universities in Israel encourage st...
Lolita Marcos ... recalls her life as one of satisfaction

Flashback to 1983 and the Funfair in Herzliya which Lolita Marcos conceived and organized

Saluting an ESRA volunteer The celebration of the 40th anniv...

On my 87th birthday, I got an overwhelming ovation from...
Presentation ... Steve Freedman receiving the Geller Award (Photo: Nizan Freedman)

 As was done each year for the past thirty-six years, K...

Every so often, I see a notice from ESRA suggesting that we ...
ESRA ETP Volunteers Barbara Wirtschafter, Jackie Graham and Mira Brown with some of the “Kipabots” team (Photos: Courtesy of KIPABOTS archives)

Kipabots’ Shabbat display

Team members and their teachers and trainers with the Lego cup and winners’ medals, displaying the flags of Israel, Modiin and Amit Boys’ School, at this international competition

Towards the end of the 2018-19 academic year, ESRA English T...
Ayelet Amon (left), Deputy Principal Nirim School, with the ESRA volunteer tutors Saundra Willis, Hazel Michaels and Linda Katzenell

 ESRA North Coast – Nahariya English Tutoring Prog...

ESRA's English Tutoring Program (ETP) endorsed by the Israel...
This year I decided to teach English as a volunteer to the c...