ISSUE 183 - Feb-March 2016

A Polish Surprise
by Mike Porter
The Polish cities were vibrant, the inhabitants polite More...
It’s a Wrap    How Pink is my Valley
by Lydia Aisenberg
Tama plastic industries of the Jezreel valley in Israel, More...
My Pupils make me Proud Every Time I meet Them.
by Tzlil Maimon
Student Tzlil Maimon is part of ESRA’s ‘Students More...
A Night of Pure Joy
by Brenda Katten
ESRA’s annual major fundraiser was a huge success. More...
Co-Chairperson’s Message

Co-Chairperson’s Message

by Brenda Katten

Volunteering today for a better tomorrow – this IS more ...
A Jewish British Airman’s Awakening

A Jewish British Airman’s Awakening

by Reggie Sutton

With almost no Jewish background, Reggie Sutton was more ...
 A Life of Giving

A Life of Giving

by Cynthia Yaakovi

ESRA recently staged a moving evening to say THANK more ...
Keep the Brain Active in Retirement

Keep the Brain Active in Retirement

by Nathan Lopes Cardozo

A challenging question indeed and addressed extensively more ...
The Blooming Negev

The Blooming Negev

by Steve Kramer

The ESRA Hiking Club recently ventured south to the more ...
Making 3rd Sector More Transparent

Making 3rd Sector More Transparent

by Iris Stark

Why are "amutot" - non-profit organizations (NPO's) more ...
Shabbat in Pushkar, India

Shabbat in Pushkar, India

by Marion Stone

The holy city of Pushkar is where the Stones spent more ...
U.S. Election:Countdown Begins

U.S. Election:Countdown Begins

by Andee Goldman

In the run-up to the 2016 US presidential election more ...
On the Ball for Festival

On the Ball for Festival

by Galia Peled

The 'Students build a Community' project from the Hefzibah more ...
Around The World

Around The World

by Israel Berko

The students in the Students Build a Community project more ...
Happiness and Harmony in ESRA Modiin

Happiness and Harmony in ESRA Modiin

by Cynthia Barmor

On December 15, Rhona and Eric Berzack and Carol Lipman more ...
Helping the Hard of Hearing

Helping the Hard of Hearing

by Judith E. Ladizinsky

Judith has been wearing hearing aids for 60 years and more ...
Aim to Smash that Glass Ceiling, Girls

Aim to Smash that Glass Ceiling, Girls

by Carol Novis

Rebecca Rahmany is CEO of GanglySister, a firm which more ...
Freezer Jolly Good Fellow

Freezer Jolly Good Fellow

by Eli Libenson

Do you have a workman you trust completely? What do more ...
Colleen Davis 1926-2015

Colleen Davis 1926-2015

by Sarena Bender-Zarbiv

Colleen Davis, a devout Christian and with her husband more ...
 

FROM THE EDITOR

Merle Guttmann

The IDC celebrated 20 years. In their honor as an outstanding nonprofit university and as a regular advertiser of ESRAmagazine for almost all those years, we dedicated our cover photo to the IDC and feature an article on them.

People are amazing, each has a story and a life achievement. Edith Lieberman, 91, has been helping Laniado Hospital to grow for the last 43 years. Naomi Wall, 93, “Queen of the Hermon”, is still skiing. More...

CONTRIBUTORS

Irving Spitz
Jennia Ganit Chodorov
Betty Kazin
Shlomo (Salomon) Liberman
Liz Trakeniski
Patricia (Patti) Golan
Nina Reshef
Mike Porter
Jay Wall
Carl Hoffman
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