Project of the Month

These programs allow talented underprivileged teenagers to fulfill their potential by providing them with a challenging program of enrichment and leadership training at the Ruppin Institute of Marine Science. Talented 7th graders from all backgrounds of Israeli society in the lower socio-economic levels are chosen - programs run for 2 years.


  • 17. November 2016 - 12:00

    Our ESRA Ramat Aviv bus was filled with happy travelers ready for a day trip to Jerusalem and the Israel Museum. How lucky to find the road to Jerusalem practically empty and we arrived in record time, enjoying the views along the way.
  • 17. November 2016 - 8:00
    ESRA Givatayim hosted pharmacologist Jennifer Bell speaking on the topic of the correct use of medicines. The evening attracted many people - after all we all imbibe pills in one form or another....
  • 14. November 2016 - 8:00
    ESRA  Haifa's November meeting hosted Elkan Levy at Bet Hecht on the Central Carmel, introduced by vice-chair Harry Hiller. The event was well attended with around 40 members and friends.
  • 3. November 2016 - 8:00

    As we start our new season of activities we have been busy behind the scenes planning a programme and working together with the local Municipality to increase our involvement towards making Rishon a better place for all its residents.
  • 22. September 2016 - 8:00

    "I learned so much!!" was tgivsmartphonessept1.jpghe phrase quoted most by the 21 participants who attended the ESRA Givatayim meeting with Leslie Rose of last Wednesday. Leslie gave us an invaluable lesson on how to take best advantage of the camera on your smartphone.
  • 23. August 2016 - 8:00
    A new activity group has formed in Ra’anana under the auspices of ESRA. Nordic Poles in hand, we meet by the lake in Park Ra’anana every Monday evening ‎‎at 7pm to walk together and gain some total body exercise as we go.
  • 4. August 2016 - 8:00
    Following on previous successful similar events, ESRA Haifa held a Games Evening in July, this time hosted by Cora and John Tresman in their spacious apartment on the Carmel.
  • 16. July 2016 - 8:00
    Last evening Barbara Blum ‎brought Elvis Presley to life with tales of his rise to fame, ‎his love of his mother, his immense popularity and ‎unimaginable  success.
  • 17. June 2016 - 8:42
    Frank Taylor is one of our special volunteers who has undertaken over the past few years, to ‎take two groups of our kids from the Students Build a Community Project in Hefzibah and ‎coach them in English in a really fun way.
  • 11. June 2016 - 8:00
    ESRA’s First Conference held on 22 May 2016 was the culmination of six months’ hard work. ‎The committee co-chaired by Maddy Levine and Glenis Bertfield, comprised 6 people - ESRA Director, Yonit Gurfinkel ‎kept us on the straight and narrow making sure that we were working within the ‎boundaries of the Amuta.‎