The Award for Lifetime Achievement for health workers was presented by the Minister of Health to Prof. Leonard ‘Lennie’ Blieden in appreciation of his being among the founders of modern pediatric medicine in Israel, a teacher and educator, and an example to all those working in the field of pediatric cardiology in Israel.

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Prof. Leonard Lennie Blieden receives Award for Lifetime Achievement
Category: People
Issue No. 163
 

On a flight to the USA in 1984, Louise Leger sat next to a most interesting young man who told her about the scientific research he was doing. How excited she was when in October 2011 she read that he, Dan Shechtman, had been awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry for his discovery of the quasicrystal

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February 1985:  A chance meeting...with Nobel Prize Recipient Dan Shechtman
Category: People
Issue No. 162
 

Inspiring story of British born Madeleine Lavine – Jerusalem tour guide with a unique approach of introducing Jerusalem from the towers and ramparts of the Old City.

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MADELEINE ON THE ROOF
Category: People
Issue No. 162
 

Cynthia Barmor and Jackie Klein co-chairs of ESRA Modiin, were honored by Yedioth Ahronot for their program which gives immigrants the opportunity to be absorbed into the community through volunteer service.

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Yediot Ahronot Honors Cynthia Barmor & Jackie Klein
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Issue No. 162
 

One hundred years old, still knitting for ESRA, Jeanne came to live in Israel in 2000. She lives at Protea Village and is still very active there. She is a much loved and admired centenarian who continues to give of her time to others.

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Jeanne Fine – a centenarian
Category: People
Issue No. 162
 

In memory of Lynn Lipchin, a tribute to this volunteer of ESRA Modiin since its inception, who contributed so enthusiastically to the branch activities.

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Lynn Lipchin 1946 – 2011
Category: People
Issue No. 162
 

Born in South Africa, Celle Mandel came to Israel in 1960. A trained physiotherapist, she worked in Petach Tikva’s geriatric hospital. With her very strong and vibrant personality she fought liver cancer for six years with courage and humor, drawing the respect and love of family and friends. She was a valued member of ESRA’s Welfare Committee.

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CELLE (MARCELLE) MANDEL 1933-2011
Category: People
Issue No. 162
 

Well done Fonda Dubb for receiving an “Oscar” at the Eilat community centers’ end of year party. A “one man band” Fonda promotes ESRA by selling our Ethiopian embroidery products every week on the Eilat promenade.

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THE OSCARS - EILAT
Category: People
Issue No. 161
 

Phyllis Bloch writes about volunteer Denise Silverman and the high number of hamsas she has sewn on the colorful towels which are designed and sold through ESRA’s Ethiopian Embroidery project, and make wonderful gifts.

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500 AND STILL COUNTING...........
Category: People
Issue No. 161
 

Audrey Goodman holding her Oscar presented to her by Michael Claff.

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Cinema club Oscars
Category: People
Issue No. 161
 
 
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