ESRA all set to spread its wings overseas

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ESRA all set to spread its wings overseas
Category: ESRA News
Issue No. 177
 

During September the latest ‘Students Build a Community’ project was launched by ESRA and the Netanya Municipality in the neighborhood of Sela. This is an exciting addition to the sister projects in Hefzibah which has been running for eight years, and Kiryat Nordau which is in its fifth year.

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All change as ‘Neighborhood’ becomes ‘Community’
Category: ESRA News
Issue No. 177
 

ESRA Modiin’s popular Let’s Talk program matches English and Hebrew speakers wishing to improve their spoken ability. This June they recruited two teenage immigrants who, together with a veteran tutor helped prepare high school students who were to be part of an official delegation to the US.

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A crash course in English for students who flew to the U.S.
Category: ESRA News
Issue No. 177
 

The Right Track centers have been running since 1998, and have enriched the lives of thousands of disadvantaged youth.The majority of the children at the two Netanya centers are of Ethiopian descent, with others from Russia and North Africa. Students coach them in various subjects and ESRA supplies professional teachers,

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Right-tracking in Netanya
Category: ESRA News
Issue No. 177
 

Brenda reflects on the difficult time we have all had during the weeks of Operation Protective Edge, and the terrible toll it has taken on the lives of the young soldiers who died so that we could go on living safely. She also reports on ESRA's highly successful campaign to collect donations that were used to provide aide for the soldiers and residents of the south.

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A time to weep . . . and a time to count blessings
Category: ESRA News
Issue No. 176
 

Moshe Kwart has organized bags of support for the people of the south, suffering from the barrage of rockets that hit them during Operation Protective Edge. He describes the truckloads of toys, games, food and equipment that are part of the the tremendous outpouring of generosity and unity shown by the very kind people at ESRA.

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Bags of support
Category: ESRA News
Issue No. 176
 

A request for awnings for the soldiers for protection from the severe heat was received in the ESRA office during Operation Protective Edge, and a delivery was made to Battalion 405 of coffee kits and shade nets.

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Troops need to take cover – from the severe heat
Category: ESRA News
Issue No. 176
 

A heart-warming description of a thrilling evening for ESRA’s Center for Young Adults with Disabilities. Shiri Maimon, the singer and star, accepted an invitation to come and sing with one of the members of the group. Her warm personality and the young members excitement and pleasure made the evening a huge success.

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A dream comes true for Or as she performs duet with Shiri
Category: ESRA News
Issue No. 176
 

A project that started in a kindergarten in Raanana spread to many other cities. Children sent their drawings and blessings to the soldiers fighting in Gaza, together with treats and useful items to make the soldiers' lives easier.

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For our soldiers! Children send their blessings: ‘Return safe’ together with gifts in decorated boxes
Category: ESRA News
Issue No. 176
 

Four years ago Brian Fink and Natalie Wood left grey, dank Manchester and settled in Karmiel, in the Lower Galilee. They did some pre-aliyah reading on-line about ESRA "which appeared to be what we were looking for". One thing led to another, and now ESRA Karmiel goes from strength to strength. "If you .. live in the Karmiel area .. and have some free time, why not offer your services? You won't regret it," he sums up.

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Look North: the ‘Fink tank’ transfers a host of ideas from the UK to Karmiel
Category: ESRA News
Issue No. 176
 
 
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