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 Volunteering - Together We Can! "Volunteers do no...

Life is changing once again, and some of the world is openin...

FUN – sharing stories of professional failure is a global mo...
Excited to discover ESRA!





Reichman University (Formerly IDC) & ESRA  Story an...


The end of year show of the Volume Music Center was a hit! T...

In August, ESRA Haifa Branch hosted a Live Event at the home...

Let's talk about secondhand shops. We all know they exist, b...
Anat Harrel standing in one of the rock-hewn Mikvaot

Stone doors at the entrance to the necropolis at Beit Shearim

Menorah in a tomb at Beit Shearim

Carvings on a sarcophagus

A trip organized by the Karmiel-Misgav Branch By Joy Kahan a...
Hedva Scop observed the genie released from the bottle in 2020, and not just metaphorically.

Hylton Bark found the light early one morning in Sde Boker

Ilan Hirschowitz used a lens ball to stunning effect in Sde Boker

Since the invention of the camera, there have always been ke...
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...
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...


What with having to drive at night and the forecast for rain...
Playing in Rehovot, the trio: Dan Birenbaum, clarinet, Hadar Yaakov, electric guitar, and Shai Rosenfeld, guitar

ESRA last had a live event in the new Havayot Shweiz communi...

As the saying goes, "No one gets out of this world alive". B...
Selwyn Lurie celebrates his 99th birthday with his wife Barbara, at a family lunch on the patio by the pool at his son Michael and Vanessa's lovely home in San Diego CA.

Sue Joffe at her daughter Orr's marriage to Rami Yhielov, at Kibbutz Nir Eliahu, October 24, 2021

Esther and Jack Rabinowitz at their grandson's wedding Natan Yarrow to Tal Katz

During the packing of ESRA Magazine #210, Rosh Hashanah issue, Geeta Gariby, who held a significant role for many years in organizing the distribution of the magazine, was recognized for her invaluable contribution. On the right, Bernice Meyers who volunteered all the years with Geeta.

ESRA Magazine distribution team takes a well-earned break for a Rosh Hashonah lechayim, in the garden at ESRA offices in Herzliya Gan Rashal, September 2021

Please share your Milestones with ESRA readers: Births, Birt...

So, What's Happening? At ESRA's 42nd Annual General Meeting,...

Corona is not leaving us. The challenge for the new year is ...
Illustration by Liora Blum

Happy holidays to all ESRA Magazine readersWishing you healt...
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...




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&...