Barbara Lyons

Born in the UK in 1939, Barbara Lyons studied surveying. From 1971 she worked with the 35’s – Women’s Campaign for Soviet Jewry. She came to live in Israel in 1981 and worked in an employment agency finding work for English speaking secretaries and management professionals. On retiring and having time, ESRA was “my natural choice to give time to”. Her ESRA volunteering includes - working with the local Herliya committee, being a befriender, tutoring English in the local high school, working in all the ESRA offices, photographing at functions. She also writes the occasional article. She is married to Neil has 4 children and 10 grandchildren.

ESRA Herzliya concentrates on regular monthly activities, has many people volunteering in local ventures and supports local projects both financially and with volunteer help.

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ESRA HERZLIYA ACTIVITIES
Category: ESRA News
Issue No. 163
 

Babara reports on and exhilarating bridge tournament which was a good way to socialize and to raise money for ESRA community projects.

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Hand in hand – exhilarating bridge together with a tasty breakfast
Category: ESRA News
Issue No. 173
 

A most successful bridge tournament was held in Herzliya to boost funds for ESRA community projects in Herzliya.

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Players bowled over by new bridge venue
Category: ESRA News
Issue No. 170
 

An ESRA tour to the Harel forest near Jerusalem reveals the history hidden in the Machal and Gachal sites. The group visited memorial sites to the fallen commanders and soldiers

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‘Hidden history’ awaiting us just meters off Route 1
Category: Israel
Issue No. 169
 

After four years as chairlady of ESRA Herzliya committee, Barbara Blum has stepped down. During this time she changed the face and events of the committee in a very positive way.

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ESRA Herzliya looks back and forward
Category: ESRA News
Issue No. 167
 

In the center of Herzliya is an interesting museum with halls of unique shapes - the venue for exhibitions of contemporary art of great variety and excellence, well worth a visit.

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On your doorstep THE HERZLIYA MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART
Category: Arts
Issue No. 162
 

Youngsters with sincerity and no inhibitions made us laugh and cry-A film review

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Youngsters with sincerity and no inhibitions made us laugh and cry-A film review
Category: Arts
Issue No. 174
 

Vivid report on the exciting Yarkon River boat tour, which has been organized by ESRA

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Twilight on the Yarkon
Category: Towns
Issue No. 166
 

A glimpse into the fascinating, chequered life of this active lady, trained in dentistry but whose love of music lead her to present musical evenings/lectures, not only for ESRA but for many other groups, all on a voluntary basis.

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Barbara Blum
Category: People
Issue No. 141
 

Geocaching is Treasure Hunting in the digital age. Using a GPS device and following a Compass, it’s a treasure hunt in which all the family can partake. New places are located and lots of historical and local information can be learnt - there are many locations of geocaches in Israel. Started in the USA 15 years ago, geocaching is an international pastime all over the world.

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Hide and seek
Category: Sports
Issue No. 173
 
 
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