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Amy Avgar was born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts.  She holds and BA in history and an MA in Jewish studies from Brandeis University and a Phd in sociology from the Hebrew University.  After coming to live in Israel in the 1970s, Amy married and raised three children.  She was founder of the Israel Association for the Advancement of...

Amy Avgar was born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts.  She holds and BA in history and an MA in Jewish studies from Brandeis University and a Phd in sociology from the Hebrew University.  After coming to live in Israel in the 1970s, Amy married and raised three children.  She was founder of the Israel Association for the Advancement of Women’s Health, an organization that she directed from 1990 until 2005. Today Amy translates and edits academic articles and coaches Israeli students on admission to American universities.

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Highlights from February’s ESRA trip to the Dead Sea.

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Providing health care for those without legal status

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One woman’s incredible journey

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Love affair with the Hebrew language