Adele Rubin

Adele Rubin came to Israel in 1951 from Cape Town South Africa after completing a first degree at Cape Town University. Upon marriage to Mike, she left Jerusalem for Tel Aviv. She has 2 children and 5 grandchildren. She has taught English for about 20 years (the last 10 at Wingate college). From 1973 she became an active volunteer for the Ministry of Defense and then started a new career as Volunteer Coordinator Of the Herzliya Municipality (1978-1986) She is proud to have helped Merle Guttmann establish ESRA in Herzliya (1979) as well as other projects, Enosh Herzliya and volunteer dentist project in the social welfare Dept.ETC Her role on the magazine board was representing Esra activities, especially those connected with volunteering. Having moved from the center of the county, the magazine is a wonderful way of keeping in touch and much appreciated.

In memory of Bracha Yanoov - an invaluable volunteer of the ESRA befrienders’ group.

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Bracha Yanoov
Category: People
Issue No. 143
 

A non profit international exchange of unwanted goods for useful items via the internet. Re-cycling an easy way to ones own benefit.

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Freecycling
Category: ESRA News
Issue No. 145
 

After a visit organized by ESRA, Adele Rubin gives a detailed insight into the service and support of Yad Sarah’s Exhibition and Guidance Center in Raanana. It explains the institution’s remarkable assistance regarding health, rights and general information for people with limitations due to accidents, illness, and the like, as well as support for their families.

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Esra meets Yad Sarah
Category: Community
Issue No. 145
 

A tribute by Adele Rubin to Sam Levin, Leo Caminski (Camron) and Abraham Eidelman three recently deceased friends all originally from South Africa who had a positive influence on Adele’s own successful aliyah and involvement in ESRA.

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People who touched my life in the Fifties.
Category: People
Issue No. 145
 

Grains of Sand

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Grains of Sand - A Review
Category: Literature
Issue No. 146
 

A useful list of opportunities for volunteers in various ESRA projects with contact numbers

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You Too Can Volunteer
Category: ESRA News
Issue No. 147
 

A workshop for training tutors

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Training for Tutors
Category: ESRA News
Issue No. 148
 

You too can volunteer

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You too can volunteer
Category: Community
Issue No. 148
 

In the 1970’s Ruth Resnick was one of the founders of the feminist and civil rights movements.She is most well known for establishing shelters for battered women and for having laws introduced to protect women and children from domestic violence.

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RUTH RASNIC RECEIVES KNESSET PRIZE
Category: People
Issue No. 149
 

John Vernon worked in publishing in England, as well as being a lecturer in German and when he retired he and his wife Dora came on Aliyah. Helping his Israeli born granddaughter with her English led to the birth of ESRA’s English tutoring programme. He found other like minded volunteers and set up the system. John also joined ESRA’s executive committee and ran the Golden Friendship Club.

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John Vernon 1921-2009
Category: People
Issue No. 150
 
 
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