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ESRA Computer Centers provide free access to computers and innovative instruction in computer skills for underprivileged children, youth and adults helping to close the cultural and educational gap.

ESRA & Raanana Moadon Hazahav Lecture Series

ESRA, together with Raanana Moadon Hazahav, continues its series of weekly lectures commencing Monday 5 September 2016 and continuing through till July 2017

Venue: 'The Mishkan' Arts and Performing Centre, Palmach Street, Raanana.

Lectures cover a wide range of topics and include experienced lecturers from the fields of academia, art, music, politics, travel and more...

Weekly on Monday mornings:    First lecture      09:00 - 10:00
                                                   Coffee break    10:00 -10:30
                                                   Second lecture 10:30-11:30

Registration at the Moadon Hazahav offices, 2 Opsterland St. Raanana
Sun-Thurs 8:30-13:00 & Sun & Wed 16:00 - 18:00.
Cost per month: NIS 75 for Raanana resident, NIS 94 others. Registration fee for series NIS 25 - bring bank details and ID card.
Further information from Tami 09-761 0606 or ESRA 09-748 2957.
Entrance charge at the door (open to all):  Two lectures NIS 35; One lecture  NIS 25.


4 09:00-10:00
Dr. Anat Gueta ‎Otto Warburg - A Notable Jewish Botanist and Active Zionist  ‎   
10:30-11:30 Omri Lior ‎"Words with a View": The impact of childhood on the ‎writing of Israeli writers and poets (with video segments).‎
11  09:00-10:00 Elliot Jager The Balfour Declaration – 100 Years of Conflict‎   
10:30-11:30 Naftali Hilger Meso American Cultures (part 2)‎   
18 09:00-10:00 Giora Eiland ‎The State Budget- Emphasis on the Defense Budget   
10:30-11:30 Omer Shomroni An Introduction to Operatic Singing    
25 09:00-10:00 Harry Amdurer ‎ The Rama Of Krakow   
10:30-11:30 Karin Eden The WOW Effect of Art  ‎     


Viva Italia   
2 09:00-10:00 Dr. Isaac Noy The “Secret Kibbutz" and the Yishuv Democracy (Part 1)‎   
10:30-11:30 Dr. Isaac Noy    The “Secret Kibbutz" and the Yishuv Democracy (Part 2)‎   
16 09:00-10:00 Roi Aloni  
10:30-11:30 Ron Fogel British humor in cinema ‎  
23 09:00-10:00 Dr. Miri Krymolowski  ‏Toilet or Fountain? 100 years of DADA   
10:30-11:30 Eyal Offenbach Theodor Herzl ‎‏-‏‎ The Beginning     
30 09:00-10:00 Yonit Kimchi Brazil - Roberto Burle Marx - Brazilian Modernist   
10:30-11:30 Prof. Uzi Rabi ‎Israel and  the Arab World  


  • Repeats every 2 weeks until Tue Nov 28 2017 .

    Yona Apartment Building,
    1 Baruch Ram, corner Jabotinsky

    [The room is immediately on the right after walking up the stairs to the building - parking on Baruch Ram or Dankner Streets. There is an accessible entrance without steps through the Yona parking lot, 28 Jabotinsky.]
  • Repeats every 2 weeks until Tue Mar 13 2018 .

    Beit Fisher
    5 Klausner St.