Meira Applebaum

Meira Applebaum is a retired English teacher of gifted children. Originally from the U.S. she came to live in Israel in 1967. Since 1989 she has been a very active volunteer in ESRA and held many positions, including: Vice Chair; Executive Member; Chair of the Branch Forum; Manager of an ESRA boutique; Editor of ESRA’s Meatless Meals and Soups and Salads. 

Meira has four children, 12 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.

Report on the wonderful group of gifted Ethiopian children enjoying the ESRA Netanya program which has helped transformed these withdrawn, timid new immigrants into lively and enthusiastic Israelis.

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A VISIT WITH GIFTED CHILDREN OF YAVNE
Category: ESRA News
Issue No. 146
 

Gifted Ethiopian teenagers from Netanya are learning marine biology .They are studying the science of the sea, they collect specimens and examine them in a laboratory – a completely new world for them.

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Visit to Michmoret Research Center - Gifted Childrens Project
Category: Community
Issue No. 150
 

A most successful three day trip to the Dead Sea was enjoyed by a full busload of ESRAites. The trip included a visit to the Joe Alon Bedouin Center, to the Dead Sea works, a tour of Beersheba and a wonderful day at the Dead Sea.

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A Trip to the Dead Sea
Category: ESRA News
Issue No. 164
 

Special children deserve special treats and thus ESRA added to its program birthday celebrations for talented but disadvantaged children. They include a free ticket to a movie and a birthday party, supervised by dedicated volunteer, Dorith.

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Happy birthday! Have a ticket to see a movie
Category: ESRA News
Issue No. 170
 

An interesting and comprehensive report on a visit to Iceland – a country of hidden beauty, green fields and ancient customs that whets one’s adventuring spirit to experience the surprises awaiting there.

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New Sderot sewing center is now up and running
Category: ESRA News
Issue No. 172
 

Adele, a former chairperson of ESRA, and Mike Rubin were excellent hosts and guides for an ESRA group who recently visited Sderot where they now live. The history of the city was explained and its highlights were visited. The many public areas were impressive, especially the huge indoor play center. A short film of a rocket attack was shown.

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Sderot with ESRA and the Rubins
Category: ESRA News
Issue No. 163
 

A recent trip to the Ramat Hanadiv gardens planted as a tribute to the Rothschild’s takes us through some of the special areas of the gardens and stimulates our interest in the ongoing pleasure of revisiting this interesting horticultural treasure.

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A VISIT TO THE BEAUTIFUL RAMAT HANADIV NATURE PARK
Category: Israel
Issue No. 157
 

An interesting and comprehensive report on a visit to Iceland – a country of hidden beauty, green fields and ancient customs that whets one’s adventuring spirit to experience the surprises awaiting there.

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Even the sheep are agreed. In summer Iceland is . . . SO GREEN!
Category: Travel
Issue No. 172
 
 
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