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Sadie Cohen, mother of the first Jewish President of the Uni...
ESRA’s Maia Aron with Counseling Program Co-Founder Susan Kurnedz and Cecily Spungin

Co-Founder Juliet Rostowsky and Professor Claire Rabin, who is responsible for the counselor training program

Cecily Spungin, Supervisor

Michelle Freedman, Grief Counselor

Where Friends in Need are Friends Indeed  Photos by Ste...
Photos by Sue Joffe

View of the Old City

The Western Wall

What a chance to explore some of the places I have had on my...
Working in Moshiah’s (yes Moshiach) workshop on base. Sar-El:

Age is of No Concern Several weeks ago, I found myself shlep...




Volunteers, carers, and the group’s young adults, all equally enjoyed a day’s emersion in the music and memories of the Beatles.

A day out with ESRA's Social Club for Disabled Young Adults&...
Kfar Saba mayor Rafi Saar with a copy of ESRA Magazine, at the opening of Pride House, which now shares space with the ESRA Kfar Saba offices.


Kfar Saba's Pride House, the first in the Sharon to serve as...

After I gave my sister placemats from the Ethiopian Arts and...
Ilana Barak proudly holds up her graduation certificate awarded at the end of the Digital Computer Course (Photo by Liron Cohen​)

A course in Ramat Hasharon for persons with Psycho-soci...

It is said there are just two things in life that are certai...

This past year has been traumatic for so many reasons – fear...

Arlette Kaplan used the lockdown during the corona pandemic ...


Together with Maurice and Merylin Hyman I attended the Annua...
Tel Aviv benches have a life of their own, and give life to ...

My wife and I made aliyah as a mature couple in our fifties ...
Ian Fine, Chairman of Yachad’s English- Speaking Branch

Soldiers greet supporters at a look-out near Gaza

Up Close and Personal With the IDF Gaza Division  Remem...
Voices workshop in Tsfat at the home of Yehudit and Reuven Goldfarb.

Susan Rosenberg, Voices veteran secretary and John Michael Simon, former designer and producer of the Voices anthologies at a workshop

National President Judy Koren L. with Haifa member Iris Dan, R. a winner of the Reuben Rose competition

Watching and listening to veteran poets of Voices Israel Gro...
1968 80 agorot “Fallen Freedom Fighters” stamp 

The story of a philatelic typo It has been said that every w...
Varda Mendelsohn

Belaynesh, the youngest participant, with Varda

Some of the sewing students at the party

A Tribute to Varda Mendelsohn  Varda Mendelsohn has bee...
One of many digital displays

Jewish books and artifacts

I have lived in Israel long enough to remember the1978 openi...
In the eighteenth century, there lived a Bedouin sheik named...