Gidon Levitas 1936-2010

Born in Cape Town, South Africa, Gidon came to live in Israel in 1954. He served in Israel army Nachal corps, and was a member of Kibbutz Gonen till 1963. He was a reporter for The Jerusalem Post and later a free lance journalist. Gidon studied social science, social services planning, in Israel and Britain. He was employed by Netanya municipality 1979-99 as an urban renewal community worker in the Ramat Yadin neighborhood. He was a volunteer in ESRA,Telfed, and the Israel Genealogical Society. He wrote mongraphs on the Nachal, community research, family history; contributor to ESRA Magazine since 1988. Gidon resided in Netanya from 1975. He appreciated Jewish heritage, good books, music and humor.
A tribute To Avraham Yahel - friend & mentor

A tribute To Avraham Yahel - friend & mentor

by Gidon Levitas 1936-2010

A personal tribute to a great friend, colleague and more ...
WHAT ISRAEL MEANS TO ME    HOMECOMING

WHAT ISRAEL MEANS TO ME HOMECOMING

by Gidon Levitas 1936-2010

For centuries the Jewish people dreamt of coming home. more ...
Cecilia Krisss impact and legacy

Cecilia Kriss's impact and legacy

by Gidon Levitas 1936-2010

Cecilia Kriss, born in Wales, came to live in Israel more ...
COUNTDOWN TO E.R.S  ESRAS RESALE SHOP OPENING DAY

COUNTDOWN TO E.R.S ESRA'S RESALE SHOP OPENING DAY

by Gidon Levitas 1936-2010

ESRA’s latest nearly new shop opened in Netanya – more ...
WHEN THE SHARKIA BLEW THE ROOF OFF OUR SHEEP BARN

WHEN THE SHARKIA BLEW THE ROOF OFF OUR SHEEP BARN

by Gidon Levitas 1936-2010

Gidon Levitas recalls his first report to the press more ...
THE SPIRIT OF ESRA SHIMON AND EDITH GARFINKLE

THE SPIRIT OF ESRA SHIMON AND EDITH GARFINKLE

by Gidon Levitas 1936-2010

Shimon Garfinkle applies his considerable computer more ...
COMPUTER SKILLS LEARNED AT NEOT SHAKED CENTER

COMPUTER SKILLS LEARNED AT NEOT SHAKED CENTER

by Gidon Levitas 1936-2010

A generous family trust donation resulted in the acquisition more ...
OUR SILVER CANDLESTICKS AND OTHER FAMILY HEIRLOOMS FROM CIECHANOVIEC IN POLAND

OUR SILVER CANDLESTICKS AND OTHER FAMILY HEIRLOOMS FROM CIECHANOVIEC IN POLAND

by Gidon Levitas 1936-2010

There's a close link between family heirlooms and more ...
ANNIVERSARIES: SONGS OF ISRAELS VALLEYS

ANNIVERSARIES: SONGS OF ISRAEL'S VALLEYS

by Gidon Levitas 1936-2010

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the founding more ...
 
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