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A common stumbling block among Anglo immigrants – whether ne...

ESRA's English Tutoring Program (ETP) endorsed by the Israel...
​Ladies of the ESRA Modiin Knitting Circle have been meeting...
Richard Davis, Kishorit’s winemaker, pours samples at the Bible Lands Museum

Snuggled into the hills of the Western Galilee, Kishorit sho...
Julie Fisher, former Ambassador Dan Shapiro and their daughters, join Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and President Shimon Peres to say goodbye to President Barack Obama after his visit to Israel in the spring of 2013

A warm welcome for an asylum-seeking family at their new kibbutz community

Asylum seekers are welcomed at Kibbutz Sasa

Asylum Seekers in Israel The issue of asylum seekers (or inf...
This year I decided to teach English as a volunteer to the c...
Left to right: Dena Laufer, Bess Hoffman, Yotam Polizer, Sally Oren, Sandra and Marcel Grossman

In April, in the beautiful home of Sandra and Marcel Grossma...
ESRA Volunteer Award winners proudly display their certificates

President’s Award: Adele and Mike Rubin

Chairman’s Award: Betty and Ed Wolfe with Merle Guttmann and Baruch Tanaman

The Ethiopian Dance Group together with their choreographer

Volunteers don't get paid, not because they are worthless, b...
Suellen Zima . . . wanted to be part of the aliyah of Ethiopian immigrants

I was an immigrant in Israel from 1983 to 1989. When the mag...



In the years I have been volunteering at an animal shelter, ...
Front row: Dr. Bornstein, head of the Burns Unit with his wife and twin sons and Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion. Back row: Prof. Chaim Boiches, who became Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, other volunteer doctors from the U.S., Australia and England and Ben Novis (second on the right)

In May 1967, I was in London doing post-graduate medical stu...
Rona Harris and a guard at the Wall during her three months in Israel after the war

I was a medical technician at the Jewish General Hospital in...
It's early 1968, and left-hander Ilana Walsh is in the Arad area of southern Israel, taking aim with a rifle under the watchful eye of a young Ulpan student.

Ilana (second left) with fellow students at Ulpan in WUJS, Arad

Sitting alongside Amud Habulbusim, the stone structure which supposedly marks the location of ancient Arad. In 1968, the structure marked the entrance to the town, but today it is surrounded by a memorial park.

I was born in Leeds, England, and in 1966 graduated from Cam...
Weeding cotton at Ma’ayan Baruch during the Six-Day War

I think it's fair to say that for the majority of volunteers...
Volunteers busy clearing the trenches

Volunteers picking fruit at one of the orchards at Ma’ayan Baruch

I was 22 and very busy creating a crucially important step i...
Discussing social issues

When I heard about The Women's Courtyard, which helps to emp...
Youngsters enjoying a game of table football at Neve ESRA

When ESRA Modiin decided in 2010 to adopt an afternoon care ...
A fun for all

The Students Build a Community Project in Neot Shaked starte...
Parents and students attend the presentation

Story and photo by Galia Peled  The official opening of...



Netanya Hoops for Kids and the Barak Netanya basketball club...

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