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 2001

David Band
For your untiring efforts and enthusiasm on behalf of the Right Track Centres. Your gift of story telling has brought added enjoyment and pleasure to everyone there.

Ellen Bernknopf
For your caring, dedication and nUliuring of ESRA's most valued asset - our volunteers. Your volunteering, facilitation of the Immigrant Women's Group and regular home visits to the elderly make you an exemplary volunteer
Pat Dimet
For your dedication, tireless efforts and enthusiasm in chairing the Computer Club
Edith Dinar
For your dedication and commitment to fulfilling the task of updating the ESRA Data Base at the Hanadiv office and for your willingness to contribute your time.
Mike Finestone
For your readiness to help and collect needed items for the ESRA Nearly New Shop in Ra'anana
Osnat  Friedman
For your sensitivity, understanding and encouragement to those whom you help in our support groups
David Ganot
For your volunteering in the community and dedication and perseverance in developing and promoting interesting programmes for the Ganei Yehuda branch
Sheldon Goldstein
For your caring, hard work and contribution to the success of the ESRA Nearly New Shop in Ra'anana
Wendy Goldstein
For your many years of dedication to the ESRA Knitting Group which you successfully lead with good humour and affection. The many beautiful knitted items have brought both warmth and pleasure to young and old alike
Carole Hyman
For your untiring efforts and your willingness to help new immigrants living in the Raanana Absorption Centre.
Babette Kaplan
For your dedication and efforts as a volunteer teacher of English for the past eighteen years. By your example you have enabled us to recruit many other volunteers and fill a very important educational need for many children
Shirley Kirsch
For your willingness to help in every way and for your dedication to the special children in the Techushon in Jaffa
Leslie Kaushani
For your commitment, patience and untiring efforts on behalf of the LD/ADHD Support Group and for your dedication to the management of the group's mobile lending library
Roz Langbart
For your dedication and steadfastness as a volunteer in Beit Levinstein. Your concern and care for these very needy people is heartwarming and most appreciated.
Debbie Lieberman
For your outstanding efforts and professionalism on behalf of ESRA's projects. Your strong, supportive leadership has created an effective professional committee ready to meet the needs of the community
Edward & Valma Pachtman
For your dedication to the ESRA Nearly New Shop in Ra'anana and for your patience and kindness at all times
Sadie Ramati
For organizing, maintaining and sustaining the Ra'anana Golden Age Club through your dedication and enthusiastic leadership
Adele Rubin
For your vision in the development of ESRA, your inirn:tab!e ability to discover. nurture and mentor volunteers and your untiring efforts to strengthen and secure the future of ESRA
Rina Sacks
For your dedication, warmth, initiative and continued efforts on behalf of the children in the moadonit in Kfar Saba and for your voluntary activities on behalf of ESRA Kfar Saba
Marie & Lynn 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
Dalia Sinclair
For your outstanding creative talents not only in your leadership in ESRAvision but in all aspects of ESRA's special events. Your many unique ideas have added a breath of vitality to our activities
Shirley Singer
For your outstanding leadership in guiding the development of the Rehovot Branch and for your efforts in finding answers to the needs of the English speaking community