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
 

Leila Marinbach, originally from New York, taught for 25 years at East Midwood Jewish Day School in Flatbush and made a lasting impression on her students as serious, no-nonsense and hard-working. In 1977 she came to live in Israel and volunteered in Amit and ESRA. When she died she left a legacy of tolerance, stoicism and optimism, and love of family and friends.

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LEILA MARINBACH   1920—2011
Category: People
Issue No. 160
 

Esther Lucas was an innovator, a brilliant teacher and author of English as a Foreign Language, and active in furthering the educational aspects of UNICEF, was honorary president of UNESCO Associated Schools project in Israel, represented Israel at conferences worldwide (IATEFL, TESOL, AILA, ISA, WEF, IFUW), was on the board of the local International Women’s Club, and recipient of 7 awards from Israel and abroad for her outstanding work.

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DR. ESTHER LUCAS  1918-2011
Category: People
Issue No. 160
 

Dr. Carl Hoffman wins the Be'chol Lashon Media Award with his article "Letter from the Philippines"

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DR. CARL HOFFMAN WINS MEDIA PRIZE
Category: People
Issue No. 160
 
 
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