Esther Tolkin

Esther Tolkin is an M.A. graduate in Social Work with special interest in community work and gerontology. For 22 years she worked as Director of a daycare center for the elderly, and later as a Manager of a homecare company, both in Hadera. Since her retirement, she volunteers at ESRA at Bayit Cham, Netanya and at Beth Hatefutsot, and is an active grandmother to several grandchildren. She was born in Transylvania in 1947, came to Israel with her parents in 1948 and in 1956 travelled to South Africa when her father, Rabbi Engel, accepted a call to go and provide spiritual services to a small country community. She returned to live in Israel in 1978 with husband and children. She lives in Kfar Haroe.

ESRA drummed up this event for teen girls because theyre worth it

ESRA drummed up this event for teen girls because they're worth it

by Esther Tolkin

Despite a seriously diminished budget, the at-risk more ...
Ruth’s ‘pearler’ of a 101st birthday

Ruth’s ‘pearler’ of a 101st birthday

by Esther Tolkin

Ruth Reuven is the consummate ESRA volunteer, by knitting more ...
To Ruth Reuven

To Ruth Reuven

by Esther Tolkin

A toast to Ruth Reuven on her 100th birthday. more ...
Teenage Girls Find Inner Peace with Yoga

Teenage Girls Find Inner Peace with Yoga

by Esther Tolkin

Lots of doubts were raised when Yoga was suggested more ...
A Warm Afternoon Home

A Warm Afternoon Home

by Esther Tolkin

A Warm Afternoon Home in Kiryat Nordau provides a rich more ...
Dancin ’n shakin!

Dancin ’n shakin!

by Esther Tolkin

Esther Tolkin reports for ESRAmagazine on a new school more ...
Bayit Cham Chanukah Fair

Bayit Cham Chanukah Fair

by Esther Tolkin

The Channuka fair at the Bayit Cham Center in Kiryat more ...
Ruth Reuven at 99

Ruth Reuven at 99

by Esther Tolkin

Ruth Reuven came from a Zionistic family in England more ...
 
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