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.


Volunteer Awards 2000

Valerie Adamski
For your determination to keep the ESRA spirit alive in the Hadar area and for your creative talents in fmding new activities to answer the needs of the English speaking community.
 
Susan Becker
For your sensitivity to the needs of others, your knowledge and gift of heart which have touched the lives of so many in the ADHD Parents' Support Group.

Marj Bitran
For your determination to keep the ESRA spirit alive in the Hadar area and for your creative talents in finding new activities to answer the needs of the English speaking community.

Phyllis Bloch
In appreciation of your creativity and successful efforts in promoting all aspects of ESRA, from the Ethiopian embroidery project to the Kfar Saba branch where you reach out to the entire community.

Stella Capelluto
For the quiet efficiency with which you do your work, without which ESRA Tel Aviv would have difficulty functioning and for your willingness to volunteer and help whenever necessary.

Zena & Wolf Doffman
For your readiness to help and your willingness to travel almost anywhere to collect needed items for the nearly new shops, first in Neve Sharett and now in Ra'anana.

Judy Fisher
In recognition of your participation in so many facets ofESRA: magazine distribution, tutoring high school pupils in English, participation in the Golden Age group and the Herzliya branch of ESRA, and more.

Neville Friedland
For your outstanding contribution to the Gan Rashal office, your hard work and your willingness, dedication and gentle manner which make working with you a pleasure.

Golda Friedler
For your outstanding work as a volunteer tutor in the Right Track Centre in Kiriat Nordau and your warm, outgoing personality and excellent rapport with your students which have served as an inspiration for other volunteers.

Raya Gensler
For your 10 years of continued efforts to fmd meaningful employment for the many highly qualified academic olim from the former Soviet Union and from English speaking countries.

Adele Hunter
For bringing to ESRA new energies and enthusiasm and for devoting your outstanding administrative abilities as past Co-chair, co-ordinator of many ESRA events and in particular as a caring Chairperson of the Welfare Committee.

Gaby Isaacs
In appreciation for your professionalism., dedication, tireless efforts and long hours spent in creating quality programmes on ESRA Vision and making sure there are always programmes.

Abe Jaffe
With appreciation for all the time, expertise and energy you give as treasurer ofESA, as well as your enthusiasm and willingness to help in every field of our endeavours, and your understanding and encouragement of ESRA's community work.

Leonard Katzin
For your steadfast commitment and perseverance in your efforts to compile a computerised index of the ESRA Magazines.

Susan Kehila
For your creativity, enthusiasm and perseverance, the promotion ofESRA and its projects in Tivon in achieving community support.

Barry Langford
In appreciation for your professionalism, dedication, tireless efforts and long hours spent in creating quality programmes on ESRA Vision and making sure there are always programmes.

Barbara Lyons
For your commitment to helping in the 'Hanadiv' office in a most pleasant and reliable manner, enabling us to call upon you whenever needed.

Noah Margalit
For your outstanding leadership in creating a successful ESRA team in Tel Aviv and for your commitment to ESRA in the many activities in which you participate in your charming and unassummg way.

Susan Menache
For your initiative and organizational ability which have inspired so many parents of ADHD children, for your untiring volunteering efforts at SHIKMA, a home for developmentally challenged adults, and for creating a group of ESRA volunteers there.

Ruth Ofer
For your untiring efforts and personal humane caring in teaching Hebrew to olim from the former Soviet Union imbuing them with a love for the language and Israel.

Marie & Lynne Sanders
For your work over the years in addressing and distributing ESRA Magazines, your activities with the Golden Age group in Herzliya and your many contributions to the English speaking community.

Gill Sher
In recognition of your commitment, compassion and sensitivity to the needs of others in your work with the very special children in the Techushon.

Ruth Slater
In appreciation of your many years of co-ordinating the Job Seeker Service of ESRA, and your untiring efforts to assist new ohm in finding their way professionally.

Ettie Strauss
In recognition of your commitment, compassion and sensitivity to the needs of others in your work with the very special children in the Techushon and in the Social Club for Teenagers.

Israel Trakeniski
In recognition of your commitment, compassion and sensitivity to the needs of others in your work with the very special children in the Techushon.

Aggie Van Der Laan
For your commitment, willingness to accept responsibility and determination to persevere until the end, with a smile regardless of the effort or extra work involved.

Betty & Ed Wolfe
For your dedication to the ESRA Nearly New store in Kfar Saba, the great amount oftime and effort you have given and your willingness to collect and prepare the clothing for resale.

Mavis Wolff
In recognition of your many years of service as an ESRA volunteer and for your initiative in establishing, and running the popular discussion group in Ramat Hasharon.

Gertie Zimmerman
For your many years of untiring efforts as a volunteer teacher, using art therapy as a means of reaching out to your pupils, both in the public school and in SHIKMA, a home for developmentally challenged adults.

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ESRA MAGAZINE EDITORIAL BOARD
Merle Guttmann (Editor)
Jennia Chodorov
Frankie Cronin
Gloria Deutsch
Joan Frankenthal
Audrey Goodman
Evelynne Goldman
Melanie Kass
Pnina Kass
Hilary Meir
Helen Motro
Pamela Peled
Adele Rubin
Judy Shapiro
Pat Zuckerman

In appreciation of your commitment to producing the ESRA Magazine and your creative efforts and high standards which have made the Magazine truly outstanding.

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THE OFFICE STAFF
Sue Ben Harosh
Val Kantor
Cheryl Liebson
Ofra Solt
Liz Trakeniski
Ita Weiner

For your willingness and volunteering spirit in accepting tasks in addition to your official responsibilities and obligations, enabling the offices to function well and fulfil the growing needs of ESRA.

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KFAR SABA GROUP Charlotie Alhadeff Ziona Agulnik Harriet Eisenberg Shush Masel
Ann Moss

For your outstanding commitment to your community, your concern for the environment and your initiative in creating activities for the benefit ofESRA projects in Kfar Saba.

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SEWING CENTRES
Davld Margolis Simcha Hadari
Gldon Levitas
Avraham Nussbach
­Leila Share
NinaZuck

For your involvement, enthusiasm and caring in making the ESRA Sewing Centres in Netanya for Ethiopian immigrants so special and successful.

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