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.


  • 2. June 2016 - 8:00
    Beautiful Princesses made out of balloons adorned the tables, two huge balloon pillars with ‎the number “12” on top decorated the stage, buckets of marshmallow flowers greeted the ‎incoming guests, a wonderful birthday cake on display.
  • 24. May 2016 - 8:00
    ‎“What a great day!”, “Terrific program”, “Very informative and interesting”, and “So glad I came!” were ‎just a few of the many comments made by ESRA Modiin members who attended ESRA’s first-ever ‎National Conference on May 22nd.
  • 16. May 2016 - 8:00
    On Yom Haatzmaut the Nahariya Branch of ESRA held their traditional annual BBQ. The tasty and lively event was held in the garden of Hazel Michaels and Ben Soller's home and was attended by over 30 people.
  • 8. May 2016 - 8:00
    Our Once-a-Year Get Together of all four Students Build a Community projects in Netanya took place at the start of the Pesach holidays. 150 kids, 40 students, 3 coordinators and several ESRA volunteers met in the Ilanot Woods just south of Pardessiya for a day of fun and excitement, helped by one of our partners the “Green Network”.
  • 6. May 2016 - 8:00
    Our meeting room in Bet Hecht was over-filled to capacity as a record number of 64 members and friends awaited our honoured guest speaker, Prof. Amatzia Baram.
  • 4. May 2016 - 8:00
    The students of ESRA’s ‘Students Build a Community’ Program organized a Pre-Passover happening in the Neot Shaked neighbourhood which was attended, and enjoyed, by all the community.

    The event took place in cooperation with the 'Green Network', which works closely with ESRA in all the communities in Netanya, providing ideas and examples in environmental care.
  • 15. March 2016 - 8:00
    Our Office and Drop in Centre has been open now for two months with a steady stream of people ‎popping in for information, chat and a cup of coffee (in spite of the workers renovating the front ‎entrance who keep removing our sign!).
  • 3. March 2016 - 8:00
    Even if you didn’t know your Streisand from your Supremes, you could still sing along to old favorites at our Second Annual Music quiz held recently in Tiberias.
  • 2. March 2016 - 8:00
    ESRA Modi’in was honored to host Ishmael Khaldi, Israel’s first Bedouin diplomat, who captivated over ‎‎60 guests with stories of his youth and years abroad representing the State of Israel.
  • 23. February 2016 - 8:00
    What wonderful vibes I received on my first visit to the Kfar Shmaryahu Social Club and what a welcome they provided even though I had arrived unannounced to join in one of their regular Monday evening get-togethers.

    When they started around 15 years ago, the group members were in their teens - now they have become a close-knit unit of young adults who simply enjoy each other's company.