Judy Fisher's eulogy to a remarkable teacher, benefactor, folk dance teacher, husband and father who has left a legacy of service and love to his family, synagogue, students and community.

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ZIGGY  SOBEL  1932 – 2011
Category: People
Issue No. 161
 

Shirley Hirsch is an international judge for the disabled and describes the phenomenal transformation and emotional benefits that takes place in the psyche of a disabled person riding on a horse.

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WHEN IM ON THE HORSE
Category: People
Issue No. 161
 

Vivian Silver, formerly of Winnipeg now living in the Negev, believes in the inseparable connection between peace and development. As co-director of NISPED, she works to establish a trusting relationship between people of different cultures to achieve success in her endeavors.

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PROMOTING PEACE AND DEVELOPMENT
Category: People
Issue No. 161
 

For half her life Millie Rosenblatt, now in her eighties, has been totally blind but has always remained very active. Having taught in schools and colleges and gaining an MA in education she became a school principle and administrator. Now all colors have completely disappeared from her vision - all she sees is total blackness.

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THE MANY SHADES OF BLACK
Category: People
Issue No. 161
 

The late Dr. Brian Braude held some intriguing conversations with Pnina Moed Kass while she was on his dentist’s chair. She remembers his talks about the many journeys he undertook and how she persuaded him to write about them for ESRA MAGAZINE.

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Dr. Brian Braude 1947-2011
Category: People
Issue No. 161
 

It is ten years since Alan Benson passed away from Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and this article is in his memory and a tribute to his parents, Harvey and Marilyn, who came to Israel from Scotland to give him more years to live. They believe that the Israeli climate gave Alan many extra years to live

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ISRAEL CLIMATE GAVE ALAN EXTRA YEARS
Category: People
Issue No. 161
 

Rachelle Egel came to Israel from the USA 40 years ago. In spite of her disabilities she was always active, and was involved in bringing social and active events to English speakers in Tel Aviv. Rachelle had a great sense of humor and enjoyed life to the full.

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Rachelle Egel 1947-2011
Category: People
Issue No. 161
 

"A Woman of Valor" justly describes Anita Berman who gave her time generously from delivering the first issues of ESRA MAGAZINE to organizing, creating and developing myriad activities for Russian pensioners. Merle Guttmann & Judy Fisher pay tribute to this outstanding person.

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Anita Berman 1919 - 2011
Category: People
Issue No. 161
 

Recalling incidents of humor and interest over the years of being a shlepper for Motti and the 2nd hand ESRA shops that he started, allows the writer to pay tribute to Motti’s memory.

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MOTTI REVISITED
Category: People
Issue No. 160
 

A review of Marlene Dietrich’s legendary life scanning a historical time in history – her relationships with men, women and the county of her birth were all included in Barbara Blum’s very successful musical evening presented for ESRA.

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FALLING IN LOVE AGAIN- WITH MARLENE DIETRICH
Category: People
Issue No. 160
 
 
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