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One Man's Trash is Another Man's Treasure

One Man's Trash is Another Man's Treasure

Let's talk about secondhand shops. We all know they exist, b...
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ETP For All

ETP For All
Lydia Lustig, a volunteer at Bnei Akiva School Hadera, with her student, a non-native English Teacher enhancing his oral proficiency.

Ilan Israel, a volunteer, lives in Kfar Saba tutoring online a student from Gvanim School in Afula. When it became possible, Ilan came to Afula to meet his student and his teacher

I was born and raised in America. I cherish my childhood the...
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The Orange Trail

The Orange Trail
The Kayak trail was enjoyed by Lior Nagosa (at the back) and Osher Belay

Ortal Ayeno on the rope trail

Orna Mekonen with Orel Yitzhak, Elior Samuel and Liav Makete taking a break under the trees

ESRA's "Students Building a Community" in Netanya took all o...
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From Underachieving to Excelling

From Underachieving to Excelling


By Susie Katz What with having to drive at night and the for...
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Remembering the Ottensoosers

Remembering the Ottensoosers

As the saying goes, "No one gets out of this world alive". B...
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Embroidery Project Started in ESRA

Embroidery Project Started in ESRA

After I gave my sister placemats from the Ethiopian Arts and...
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Digital Computer Skills

Digital Computer Skills
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...
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Knitted Items Warm Hearts

Knitted Items Warm Hearts

Arlette Kaplan used the lockdown during the corona pandemic ...
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Kfar Hanoar Students Graduate with ESRA Help

Kfar Hanoar Students Graduate with ESRA Help


Together with Maurice and Merylin Hyman I attended the Annua...
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Academics Mentor Children in Rishon leZion

academics Student and kids having fun outside at last
Playing “rock, paper, scissors” for real

The Hebrew name for this project is א"ח בקהילה which has two...
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MAs mentoring BAs' activity in Akko

MAs mentoring BAs' activity in Akko

As part of the collaboration with ISEF (Israel Scholarship E...
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Students Build a Community Akko

Students Build a Community Akko

Following its success in Netanya, a similar project was open...
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The Kindergartener Graduates’ Silent Cry for Help!

The Kindergartener Graduates’ Silent Cry for Help!






Story and Photos by Judi Argaman Our fourth year of the summ...
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Students Find Out All About Algae

Students Find Out All About Algae
Learning all about algae at the Ruppin Marine Science Institute (Photos: Sara Yaacov)

Children enjoying their surprise meal of cheese and a variety of ... algae

This year, for the first time, the 36 motivated youth studyi...
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Zoom is in a Class of its Own

Zoom is in a Class of its Own
Screen time ... an ETP tutor using Zoom with a student

Three months ago, if you'd have asked me what Zoom was I wou...
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English Tutoring at Tennis Initiative

tennis-1 Balls in the air ... youngsters getting a tennis lesson
Head Coach Mohamad Rashwan with first grade children from Jisr az-Zarqa at the courts in Moshav Beit Hananya (Photo: Lee Wilson)

Amissa Jorban from Jisr az-Zarqa wins 2nd prize at Israel Tennis Centers’ Haifa junior tournament (Photo: Mohamad Rashwan)

  by Jane Krivine and Lucille Cohen A new ESRA program ...
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Thanks to ESRA Welfare Funds

Thanks to ESRA Welfare Funds

The ESRA Welfare Fund gives grants to families or individual...
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To Give is to Receive - The Essence of ESRA

To Give is to Receive - The Essence of ESRA
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...
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It’s a Ninjago Chanukah

It’s a Ninjago Chanukah
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...
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Kids Benefit From ‘Project Knit’

Kids Benefit From ‘Project Knit’
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...
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