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Students Build a Community: Akko

Students Build a Community: Akko
Students Build a Community veterans share experiences with students about to embark on the new SBC project

Sharing success  ESRA's flagship project, Students Buil...
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Horses, Dogs and Hope

Horses, Dogs and Hope
The delight of sitting high with confidence

Anat Lavi- Kowarski, manager of the center, shows her appreciation to ESRA volunteer Laurence Jacobs


In surroundings as cozy and comfortable as a pair of messy o...
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Putting on a Happy Face!

Putting on a Happy Face!
All smiles at the ESRA-sponsored make-up course in Netanya (Photo: Moti Duk)

 On Monday June 24, I had the delightful experience of ...
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Forward ESRA!

Forward ESRA!
An ESRA community project in Petach Tikvah

An ESRA community project in Acco

Children at an ESRA Tel Aviv Learning Center

Having fun at an ESRA project in Petach Tikvah (Photo: Noa Morgenstern)

ESRA Kfar Saba Youth at Risk project

New Education and Welfare Projects Over the past year alone,...
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Sounds Interesting

sounds Yael and Dovik let the Kfar Shmaryahu Social Club members have a play with their musical instruments (Photos: Roni Sela)
 Social Club members entertained by some unusual musica...
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From ‘Grandchild Minder’ to an ESRA Befriender

From ‘Grandchild Minder’ to an ESRA Befriender

Nineteen years ago, after spending many years in the UK, my ...
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ESRA Takes the Lead

Lead-199 Kfar Shmaryahu Club for Physiclally Challenged Young Adults


Computer Centers

It is said that "children live what they learn". A prophetic...
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Knitting Is the New Yoga

Knitting-199 Giving is the greatest reward ... ESRA presenting knitted items to hospitals
Somebody once asked me, "Do you like to knit?" to which I re...
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Making a Difference

Lets-talk-19_20190828-124416_1 Let's Talk ... Sarah and Susan
Solomon Abeba ... studying law

Keren Maruvka ... wants to be a doctor

Counsellor Marlyn Butchins

Judith with Tami whom she befriends

ESRA has much to be proud of as we celebrate 40 years of giv...
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First Hebrish, now Fun-glish

Funglish
A common stumbling block among Anglo immigrants – whether ne...
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Speak English? Share The Skill

Speak-English-199 Learning English can be fun with ESRAFs English Tutoring Program

ESRA's English Tutoring Program (ETP) endorsed by the Israel...
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Laughter is the Best Medicine

198-laughter-_20190820-080427_1 On the ball ... Boris Gruzenski and Matan Sharabi having fun (Photos: Roni Sela)
Volunteer Shifra Newman enjoying Laugh Yoga

Recently we were happy to welcome Zehava Marom at the Kfar S...
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SBC Scholarship Night

198-scholarship-_20190814-151748_1 Students, donors, and ESRA representatives smile for the camera (Photos: Elad Argaman)
Adele and Mike Rubin with Avi Talala, and Cynthia Yaakovi

Baruch Tanaman with Tarkin Adago, and Brenda Katten with Maayan Asayaho

Ilse Gluckstadt with Sigal Lagasa, Marilyn Ronen with Rachel Worka, and Terry Morris with Rafael Geva

Irene Stohn with Belaynesh Zeleke, Judi Argaman and Noa Margalit with Almog Monis, and Barbara Kliner with Israela Ayenow

The ESRA scholarship evening is a high point on the ESRA cal...
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To Ethiopia, Rediscovering Roots

198-ethiopia-7 One for the album ... members of the ESRA Ethiopia trip pause for a photo
Getting to know you ... meeting the family

A young Ethiopian boy

Avi Talala ... leader of the group in Ethiopia

Lighting the Chanukah candles in a straw-roofed dining room

Making buna coffee, which starts with the roasting of the beans

A grandmother now aged 102, blind but still graceful

A synagogue in what was once a Jewish village in Gondar

Ethiopian schoolchildren in pink school shirts, some of them torn and ragged

As with all of ESRA's projects, this one too, started with i...
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Man With a Beautiful Name

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Chaim Malkamu ... he served in an elite IDF unit and is now a law student

Before I tell you about Chaim, I want to share with you my f...
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Neighborhood Kids Put Skates On!

Skates-197 Yoni Benjamin with the boys outside
The boys putting on their equipment

ESRA volunteer Robert Arnov helping close the helmets that ESRA sent

In an effort to offer an interesting and energetic activity ...
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Notes And News From Heftzibah

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By Judi Argaman and Nina Zuck The holidays are behind us. Ac...
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Mentors in Waiting

Mentors-197 Enjoying a break in Jaffa
Working out the clues to continue the race

With much preparation and anticipation, we opened the year 5...
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Course on Civil Rights for Volunteers

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The course was free to the 18 participants, most of whom wer...
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Kids on Block are Mentors

Kids on Block are Mentors
Janet Kiesari with student Sahar Kazayov

 SBC: Students Build a Community – Rishon Lezion We hav...
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