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One of my earliest memories is of a train trip from Los Ange...
Jackie Klein, Co-Chair ESRA Modiin, presents a certificate and a gift to a student

Meira Applebaum receives an orchid from volunteer coordinatior Dorith Bigon

Special occasion ... some of the people who attended the awards ceremony

ESRA has sponsored a project for gifted Ethiopian children i...
The exercise class takes a well-deserved break

Getting to grips in Netanya with body balancing and exercise

Irith Langer, an ESRA volunteer from Switzerland, runs a uni...

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Congratulations to Alon Elboher (grandson of Ruth Widerker and son of Melissa and Yossi Elboher), Israeli Gold winner Taekwondo 2015. Alon has secured his title once again this year competing in the under 74 kilo category. Alon is 24 years old and lives in Raanana. He is studying accounting at the Rishon LeZion College of Management. Alon has been a member of the National Taekwondo Team for 9 years and is an Olympic hopeful for Rio 2016.

NEW HOMES § NetanyaJudy CopelandSusan & Pincus Kurnedz§ ...
Bracha and Mike Gal

On their honeymoon in Metula in 1950

 ISRAEL was still a fledgling state when Bracha and Mik...
Flying the flag at CUFI’s 10th summit. Photos by Alan Stein


In 2006, Pastor John Hagee felt that Israel was going to nee...
Ishmail Khalidi

Karmiel was honored to host Israel's first Bedouin diplomat,...

New regulations came into force in March this year with the ...
Illustration: Danielle Meler

Once upon a time it was easy to define parenthood. Today, re...
Baruch Tanaman in conversation with Michael Hunter

ESRA is making a difference with its community projects, aft...
In the Neot Shaked Community Center, the Sderot visitors learn about ESRA's projects. Photos: Varda Mendelsohn and Nina Zuck




What better way to enthuse two groups, one from the North an...
A view of the old Kasbah in Skoura, Morocco

Our Berber guide

An interior of Dar Ahlam

Ten years ago, we had the holiday from hell in Marrakesh. It...
VOLUNTEERS are pictured busy beavering away at ESRA’s Herzliya office. Photos by Mike Altman 


Susan Kurnedz: ESRA calendar was her idea

VOLUNTEERS are pictured busy beavering away at ESRA's Herzli...

Our lecture series in Netanya started four years ago with th...
Underpriviledged teenagers in ESRA's Project of Excellence at Ruppin Institute plant a community garden for the future

These past weeks have been painful for the vast majority of ...
The entrance to Beit HaGedudim. Photos:Yael Meyer

An exhibit in the Dutch section of Lochamei Hagetaot Museum

The Yad Leyeled Children’s Memorial Museum

Recently, a hearty group of ESRA day-trippers boarded a bus ...
Having a great time ... ESRA volunteers mingling and chatting at the Raanana garden party

Smiles from the hostess, Alisa Barth

Quartet provided the musical interlude at the party

 In early June all ESRA volunteers received an enticing...

By Ronny Golding David was two years younger than me. He fol...

Israeli winemaker Meital Damri studied in Italy

Only about 5% of Israel's wine grapes are grown in the Negev...

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