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
 

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
 
 
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