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Community Life

ESRA, Israel's largest English-speaking community network, welcomes olim to feel right at home in Israel. We offer over 250 yearly social and cultural activities in English, improve familiarity with and skills for dealing with the various systems that make up the Israeli environment, provide opportunities for volunteering in the community, and offer personal support services.

Social & Cultural Activities

Personal Support

Personal Support

ESRA Befrienders

Volunteers provide a listening ear and support for those who need a friend.

ESRA Welfare Fund

Provides financial first aid for people in crisis (according to fund criteria)
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ESRA Professional Counselling

Individual subsidized meetings for those dealing with trauma and life's challenges. Phone meetings available. Supervised by Prof Claire Rabin.

Get it right in Israel

ESRA & Gvahim - two established and well-known NGOs, joined forces to provide olim with a single holistic solution. Combining their complementary services, professional expertise, and resources, to help olim Get It Right in Israel – personally, professionally and socially.