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.
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.More...
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.More...
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.More...
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.More...
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.More...
- life's journey – exploring relationships, resolving conflicts. a review
- nutty fruit-dining out
- the warsaw ghetto uprising
- the hare with amber eyes: a hidden inheritance - a review
- checking in not out
- the strawberry woman
- chanukah 5769 – judaism and greek culture
- beyond the fringe: jewish symbols and secrets - a review
- children without shadows
- do i have to live with bad breath?