Lorna Toube and Shirley Frenkel run the Rishon LeZion Knitting Group. They recently co-opted members of the Ad-120 retirement home in Rishon LeZion onto their knitting group and the new members are producing wonderful sweaters and scraves and also collected money to pay for the wool they use.

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Knitting friends turn out to be real purlers
Category: ESRA News
Issue No. 174
 

Esther Tolkin reports for ESRAmagazine on a new school year in Kiryat Nordau, Netanya. She describes the Bayit Cham activities that provide after school meals and school help to at-risk teenage girls and lists the exceptional projects that ESRA runs with them.

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Dancin ’n shakin!
Category: ESRA News
Issue No. 174
 

ESRA Herzliya had an entertaining and thought provoking talk from Linda Silverstone in January which she called "Poetry in Laughter and Tears".

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Linda moves us in verse
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Issue No. 174
 

ESRA Netanya held their first Arts and Crafts fair in November 2013.  The committee met to discuss its success, and plan another fair for later this year.  They met in the Galleria in Moshav Neve Yamin - formerly an antique shop and now including a wonderful vegetarian restaurant. The next arts fair will be a pre-Rosh Hashana event in early September 2014.

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Sensory overload, but oh what delicious fun
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Issue No. 174
 

Gillian reports on the progress of the English Center which provides out-of-school English enrichment to Netanya school children. It is the dream of the late Mrs. Zviya Cohen and is run by ESRA volunteers.

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At last: Zviya’s dream center has come true
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Issue No. 174
 

ESRA New Generation (ENG) was started a few months ago when a young American-Israeli mother, Nomi Sharan-Gazit. They called on English Speakers in the Rishon LeZion area, and the ENG group has since been growing slowly but surely

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And a new ESRA generation grows in Rishon
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Issue No. 174
 

ESRA Jerusalem held a highly successful series of lectures given by Dr Rachel Korazim on "Windows to Israeli Society through Literature". To be in touch with ESRA Jerusalem contact Susan 054 744 4174 or Dina dina.raveh@gmail.com

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Capturing the essence of Israel through the eyes of its authors
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Issue No. 174
 

Zumba Gold girls get into the spirit for Purim

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Dressed to thrill!
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Issue No. 174
 

An appeal has already gone out for goods for this year’s Netanya Arts and Crafts Fair

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Fair could be the best one yet!
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Issue No. 174
 

ESRA's Chairperson reports on the launching of the new ESRA branches and the outstanding success of the "Broadway Hits" event.

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Chairpersons Message - Future Looks Bright
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Issue No. 173
 
 
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