• February 26: Winter Lecture Series at New
Synagogue (Macdonald) – Rabbi Berel Wein on “Return to the Land of Israel – Jews
of the 19th and 20th centuries” at 8:30 p.m. Free and open to everyone, special
refreshments, Info Renie (09) 861-6050.
• February 27: 10 a.m-12 noon,
New Synagogue Bazaar – in the New Synagogue Social Hall, MacDonald St., Netanya.
(Betty 0778 690 460) • February 28: “An overview of Israel’s Foreign Relations –
The View from America.” Thomas H.
Goldberger, Chargé d’Affaires at the US
Embassy, Tel Aviv will be speaking at McDonald Synagogue, Netanya, 7 Rehov
McDonald, at 7:45 p.m. NIS 60, incl. reception afterwards. Prereservation
essential: (09) 861- 4591 (Mon-Thurs 8:30-11 a.m.) or
• February 28: A concert of Jewish music
featuring cantors: Chaim Adler, Simon Cohen and Azi Schwartz, tenors; and Colin
Schachat, baritone. Musical director: Raymond Goldstein. 8 p.m.
Ra’anana Music and Arts Center, 2 Hapalmah Street, Ra’anana. Proceeds to benefit
Israel, integrating deaf and hearing- impaired children into the
hearing world. Tickets Cecile 077-7800609/ 050-7593713 or Millie
• March 1: FPF Luncheon , 1 p.m., King Solomon Hotel,
Netanya. Speaker: Craig Keebler, M.D. on why vitimin D deficiency is one of the
greatest public health concerns of our time.
Members: NIS 65 Non-Members
NIS 80. Contact Anne Silverman (09) 862-2243 or Bob Maharam (09) 884-5201 for
reservations or e-mail [email protected] • March 3: “South Pacific” by
Rodgers and Hammerstein. A Light Opera Group of the Negev Production (see entry
under Beersheba). In English with overhead translation in Hebrew and Russian.
Heichal Hatarbut Kfar Saba. Tickets (08) 64-4081.
• March 9: WIZO Ra’anana English Speaking Group Coffee Morning at 10:30 a.m.
Speaker: Werner Bachmann on “The Rescue of the Danish Jews in October 1943” NIS
25. Wizo House, 3 Klausner Street, Ra’anana.
• March 10-11: Habonim UK
Reunion. Meet Matthew Gould, Britain’s new ambassador to Israel, enjoy full
program of activities renew contact with friends from the movement! Blue Bay
Hotel, Netanya. Optional vsit to Hadera Power Station. Pre-registration
required, transportation available.
Full details at
com or call Frank Farbenbloom at 052-815-7529 • March
16: Keren WIZO Luncheon. Meet British Ambassdor H.E. Matthew Gould at 11:30 a.m.
WIZO House, 13 Macdonald Street, Netanya. NIS 75, early booking
Tickets: Juliette 835-4188, 0544 865711 or Hilary 861-7693.
All proceeds to the WIZO Bar/Bat Mitzva Fund. Wheelchair access.
Unless otherwise noted, AACI Netanya events take place
at 28 Shmuel Hanaziv St., Netanya.
Details and/or reservations (09)
833-0950, between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.
• February 20: 10:30 a.m. AACI
“Coffee and…” ”Nail Care Through The Ages” with manicurist and pedicurist Ros
Bakst. Members NIS 10; Non-Members NIS 15.
• February 23: 10:30 a.m. AACI
“Facebook for Seniors” with Oren Basson. Overview of what a computer social
network site is, how to create Facebook profiles, send messages, upload
pictures, manage privacy settings and reconnect with friends and family
• February 24: 10:30 a.m. AACI Storytelling with Teddy.
February 24: AACI Box Office outing to Netanya Cultural Center for LOGON
Performance of “South Pacific.” Tickets NIS 90.
AACI Ongoing Events:
Sunday: Exercises for women with Orly Sasson. 8:45-9:30 a.m.
afternoon Hebrew Literature class (call for details) Monday: Art with Gypsy
9.30-12 noon Monday: Hebrew Conversation with Atara
Monday: Conditioning Exercises for Women
with Irene Burg.
6:15 -7:15 p.m.
Monday & Thursday: 12-1.
Municipal Affairs at 2 Solomon St.
(Moshe Shamir) Tuesday:
Art with Gypsy Ron.
9:30-12 noon Tuesday : Meet the
Tuesday: Translations of documents and
reports. 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Wednesday: Netanya Philatelic Association 2-4
Wednesday: Diet, Healthy Eating & Living Group 9-10
Wednesday: Travel Day with Sharon Bergman 9 a.m. -12 noon Thursday:
Caregivers Support Group. 10-11 a.m.
ESRA • ESRA provides regular updates
about its events, support groups, volunteering and activities.Let us keep you
up-to-date. Email Ingrid at our Gan Rashal office [email protected]
with your name and e-mail address.
• ESRA is looking for volunteers to
form a computer committee who will consult and advise ESRA on its present and
future hardware and software needs.
If you have a background in
information systems, or financial systems, or hardware configurations, and can
spare a few hours for an occasional meeting, call Ingrid (09) 950-8371) or send
an e-mail to [email protected] • Esra’s professionally trained
counsellors offer confidential help with loss, transitions and life
One-to-one/ telephone/ group support. Counselling is free and
is open to all. Contact Susan: Email [email protected] or 052 698908; Esra
office (09) 748-2957.
• ESRA is planning the start of an English-Speaking
Dementia- Alzheimer Support Group. If you, as a family member, or as someone
close to the family, is interested, please contact Ingrid 09-9567098.
February 28: ESRA at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, 10 a.m.
American Realism.” Georgia O’Keefe, Edward Hopper, Grant Wood and more... each
with his own unique way of seeing. NIS 65: NIS 55 ESRAcards. Pre-paid
reservations only (09) 748-2957.
• March 2: ESRA Rishon Lezion’s Cinema
Club “The Beetle,”a documentary spanning the years of a Volkswagen Beetle.
“Israeli Oscar” nomination for best documentary in 2008. 8:30-8:50 p.m. light
refreshments; 9 p.m. screening of film at Revivim School in the Mifal HaPayis
Building (ground floor), 23 Rehov Gush Etzion Street, Rishon Lezion.Tickets NIS
40; ESRAcards NIS 35.
Reservations: (09) 748-2957.
• March 7: ESRA
and the Ra’anana Moadon Hazahav invite all English speakers to a series of
lectures in English, with Roi Aloni on “Who knows Yaakov Gershowitz?” at 9 a.m.
and Dina Heimann on “The wonders of China – the natural assets of China” at
10:30 a.m. Yad Labanim, Ra’anana. To register, Tami (09) 761-0606.
March 5: ESRA Karmiel welcomeS Gidi Friedman from the Misgav Local Council to
talk on “Addicted to Plastic” at 8 p.m. Info (04) 998-2871. NIS 20; ESRAcards
• March 6: ESRA Herzliya music evening 8p.m.in Herzliya Pituah.
“Marlene Dietrich – Her Life, Her Loves & Her Songs” by Barbara Blum. NIS
60; NIS 50 ESRAcards. To reserve call Ingrid (09) 950-8371.
events • Esravision. Hungry Children in Israel; The IBCA annual Balfour Dinner;
More than the eye can see – wedding traditions of the Bnei Yisrael Indian
Wednesday mornings at 8:30, Thursday evenings at 8. YES and HOT
digital channel 98 (HOT analog channel 25) and on METV, alternate Thursdays at 3
• ESRA Social Group for young adults with special needs: social
activities, networking and support. Meetings once a month.
(052) 224-9069 or email: [email protected] • Difficulty focusing on your work
or keeping organized? ESRA’s Adult ADD/ADHD support group can help inform, teach
and coach adults with symptoms of the disorder. Contact us at:
[email protected] or go to https://sites.google.com/site/esra
adultadhdgroup/ • A new online Internet group is starting to bring non-Hebrew
speakers from the Americas, England, Australia, South Africa, etc together. The
purpose of this group is to help new olim hadasheem to adjust to life in Israel
through networking, advise and just having someone listen. It is also an effort
to join all non-Hebrew speakers into one forum (versus dividing into AACI, ESRA,
TELFED, CICLA, etc).
People interested in really helping one another and
wanting to unite non Hebrew speakers and help make life nicer, please contact
this group and email [email protected]
• If you are Jewish and
don’thave any problems proving you are Jewish, but are having with local misrad
hapnim not taking all kinds of official documents from your host country,
contact us at [email protected] • English and Spanish conversational
classes will be starting in November at Ohel Avraham and Sarah JCC in Rishon
Lezion on Mohliver 16 Street. To register call (03) 950-7414 or write to the
Sisterhood at [email protected]
com NIS 20 per person, per
class. Times to be announced.
• Are you looking for cheap English books
in good condition? Then come to the ESRA Charity Second-Hand English Bookshop in
Ra’anana & help support ESRA's numerous projects.
selection of 1000s of English books in every category incl. thrillers, general,
chick-lit, sci-fi, Classics, non-fiction, Jewish, Israeli authors translated,
auto/biographies, self help, travel, health/cookbooks, etc. etc. & huge
selection of kids' books from tots to teens (suitable for school libraries), all
at give-away prices. Sale of 100s of selected novels 3 for NIS10, 7 for NIS20,
12 for NIS30!! Buy 5 books @ NIS 8 each & get a 6th one FREE.
selection of 2008/9/10 novels, also suitable for Bookclubs to take on
Book tokens. Happy to receive new paper backs in good
Open every day incl Friday 09.30-13.00. 5 Klausner St. (cnr
Ahuza/Café Aroma), Ra’anana.
More info and to reserve books, call (09)
• ESRA Netanya is looking for volunteers who would like to help
out in elementary, junior-high and secondary schools in Netanya.
volunteer work entails sitting with small groups of pupils once a week for two
hours and helping them with their spoken English.
The work is important
to the pupils and very fulfilling for our volunteers. Phone Ros Ben Ezra for
details at (09) 834 0937.
• Would you like to become a befriender? We are
urgently looking for both men and women to befriend housebound and lonely people
in the Netanya, Ra’anana and Herzlyia areas. Call Glenis (054) 773-4392 or email
[email protected] • ESRA new pre-schoolers Parents Group led by child
psychologist Dr. Ornit Freudenstein in which parents can share their experience
and concerns about parenting pre-school children: eating, sleeping habits,
emotional difficulties, fears, aggression, social difficulties, psychological
difficulties and more. Mondays 8 p.m. To register call Judy, (09) 748-2957,
• ESRA support and counseling service for all English
speakers affected by loss and difficulties.
Counselors are trained and
supervised by professionals and committed to confidentiality.
Susan: [email protected]; 052-698-9088, or call the ESRA office (09)
• ESRA folk dancing and line dancing on Thursday mornings at
Beit Fisher, 5 Klausner Street, Ra’anana. Join our easy movement, folk and
line-dancing class for seniors. Folk dancing 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m.; line dancing
for beginners and intermediate with experienced dance instructor Roni.
ESRAcards: NIS 30; others: NIS 35. (09) 748-2957.
• ESRA Duplicate Bridge
Club meets at 8 p.m. every Monday in Ra’anana at Beit Fisher, 5 Klausner St.
Info: Michael Belkin, 052-240- 1383. NIS 25 per session.
required in Ramat Hasharon – English for Schools, in which native English
speakers chat to high-school pupils in preparation for their exams. Call Ingrid
at (09) 950-8371.
• Volunteers required in Herzliya – English for
Schools. Native English speakers chat to high-school pupils in preparation for
their exams. Call 09-9571170, Marise.
• ESRA’s Community Cookbooks, Table
Manna, Soups & Salads and Meatless Meals are on sale. NIS 50 plus postage.
(09) 749-2957 or (09) 950-8371.
• Sunday to
Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 12 noon, Henry Koor Library General Judaica Collection.
Also English Torah Tapes, plus video and music tapes all available on
Public invited. New Synagogue, 7 MacDonald St., Netanya.
Sunday 8 p.m., Thursday 7:30 p.m. Beit Israel. Israeli Dancing.
refreshments. NIS 25.
Sara (09) 862-4345.
• Sunday 9 a.m.–11 a.m.;
Monday 10 a.m.-12 noon; Tuesday 2 p.m.-4 p.m.; Wednesday 10 a.m.-12 noon;
Thursday 10 a.m.-12 noon.
English Speaking Municipal Volunteer Group at 4
Stamper Street, 1st floor. Call first to check if there is a volunteer
• Monday She’arim Noon-time Concert. 11, Kikar Atzmaut Passage,
next to Bank Hapoalimfirst floor. NIS 25. Doors open 11.00
• Monday. New Synagogue 7:30 a.m. Parshat Hashavua in
English given by Dr. Yaakov Ulando.
• Monday 7 p.m. Natan-ya Congregation
Bible Class with Jordan Helfman. NIS.15. (077- 422-5272; 054-998-0032) • Monday
9:15 a.m. & Thursday, 9:30 a.m.. Hadassah Hadar & Beit Israel. Duplicate
Bridge at Beit Israel. NIS25. Refreshments (Judy, 052-833-0488).
& Wednesday. 10 a.m.
Laniado Ten Pin Bowling at the New Netanya
Details Edith, (09) 861-6187.
• Tuesday. New
Weekly study with Rabbi Katz.
Details Felix (09)
• Tuesday, 5.15 p.m., Beit Israel.
Learn to chant
Haftara with Rabbi Hillel Yisraeli. (09) 862-4345.
• Tuesday, 6:30 p.m.
Beit Israel “Judging Judges” class (in basic Hebrew) with Rachel
• Tuesday 7.00pm. Bet Israel Choir
rehearsal. (09) 862 4345 Self-Help • Alcoholics Anonymous English meetings in
Ra’anana. For details please call Johnny 054 927-4133.
meetings for relatives and friends of alcholics and substance abusers. In
Ra’anana Tuesday evenings at 7:30. For further info please call (052) 614-9035
or (09) 746-2008.
• Alanon/Naranon meetings for relatives and friends of
alcoholics and substance abusers. In Netanya Thursday evening at 7:30 p.m. For
further info call: (052) 479-8285 or (09) 832-1574.
Overeaters Anonymous meetings in English.
Monday mornings, 10:30-11:30,
Rehov Har Sinai. Contact Allyson for specific address details.
• Alzheimer’s English speakers support group meets every
For more information please phone Paula: (077)324-0639.
ESRA is planning to start an English-language support group in the Sharon area
for people diagnosed with bipolar disorder and/or their families. A prominent
psychiatrist/family therapist is willing to lead the group. If interested,
please call Gill: (052) 465-4650, Hylton: (052) 252-9437 or e-mail:
[email protected] Other Activities • Services at Kehilat Yonaton, a
Reform synagogue based in Hod Hasharon. Specially designed for children ages
3-10 and their families with Shabbat songs, Torah story and prayers, followed by
a kiddush. Last Friday of each month 6 p.m. 1, Rehov Aliyat Hanoar, campus of
Mosenson High School, Hod Hasharon.
Details: 052-446-2112 or
• American C&W Line Dancing – Step-In Line™ returns to
the dance floor after a hot, hot, hot August. Absolute Beginners 8 – 8:30 p.m..
Learn basic steps and very easy dances.
Continuing with Beginners &
Advanced, learning new dances 8:30 – 9:30 p.m. (approx).
old favorites 9:30-10 p.m.. NIS 30, payable on entrance. Kfar Vitkin, 10
north of Netanya. Information: [email protected], (052)
545-7713 • The “Hebrew Order of David International” is recruiting Jewish
gentlemen. We have Lodges in: Ra’anana, Netanya and Jerusalem. If you like:
friendship, fellowship, social activities, formal meetings and charitable work –
we want you! Michael: (09) 749-3293 or: (050) 594-6121 (Not Shabbat).
Kehilat Torat Hayim: The Masorti (Conservative) Congregation of
/www.torat-hayyim.org.il/ Spiritual leader: Rav Ary
Merkaz Yom la-Kashish, Shammai 8, Herzliya. (Corner of Shammai
and Bar-Ilan streets). Friday evening service starts at 6:30 p.m.
summer. Shabbat and holiday services begin at 8:45 a.m.
after the service, members invite the congregation to Kiddush .Weekly newsletter
(in English and Hebrew):Hamevasser:www.torath ayyim.org.il:80/docs/mevasser.ht
m. Activities: Preparation for bar and bat mitzva celebrations.
Rav Glikin for information: (052) 736-6386; special monthly youth Shabbatot;
activities for children and youth; special holiday events; active participation
on kehila committees; study groups: Mishnah: Mondays at 7 p.m.. in Bet Yom
LeKashish. Alternate Sunday evenings, 8:30 p.m., Pirkei Avot group at the Nof
Yam Matnas • Every Wednesday from 6-8 p.m.
– certified instructor Jessica
Cohen teaches horses and ponies and their riders show jumping. Shaded picnic
tables for visitors, free of charge. 5, Pardes Mesjoetaf St., Ra’anana. Phone
(052) 598 7789 www.farm4fun.com • Mountainbiking Group – Cyclenix – This is a
social biking group riding regularly each Saturday. We also hold weekly mid-week
night rides. All levels of riders are catered for and it costs nothing to join.
Call (050) 942-2788 or visit our Web site www.cyclenix.com • Weight Watchers,
now in English! Weight Watchers group for English speakers, Wednesday mornings
at 9. At the Mishkan, 2 Hapalmah Street, Ra’anana. All discussions and materials
in English. More information from leader Yehudit Levine: (050) 647-7395 (after 7
p.m., please) • Anglo business networking group provides a forum for
English-speaking businessmen in Israel, both established and new, to discuss and
share their problems and air their new business ideas. Meets about once a month
alternatively in Tel Aviv and Ra’anana. Details of next meeting:
[email protected] • www.oddjobs.co.il provides free job postings in English for
those seeking odd jobs, and temporary, seasonal, work at home, overseas, and
foreign-language positions. Feel free to visit and submit your postings or answer job leads free of charge.
• The Yad
Yaakov center for Jewish Education is hosting a lecture series in English:
Mondays at 9:30 a.m. – “Shivat Zion in the Eyes of Ezra and Nehemiah” with Rabbi
Don Peterman; Wednesdays at 9:15 a.m. – Jeremiah and the Destruction of the
Temple, both at 4 Kahan St., Kfar Saba. Fridays at 10 a.m. – “Footsteps through
the Bible, discovering the Unfolding Redemptive History of Israel” with Rabbi
Leibowitz at Ohel Moshe Synagogue, Herzliya Pituah. Info (09) 745-4126.
Koleynu Choir meets Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. at Beit Issie Shapiro, Issie Shapiro
Street, in Ra’anana.
Men and women of all ages are welcome to join this
mixed voice choir. Repertoire includes popular and traditional Western and
Israeli music, vocal jazz, Broadway show tunes, gospel, light classics and more.
Reading music is not required, just the ability to sing in tune and match
pitches – and of course a commitment to learning your songs. For more
information call Sharon: (050) 314-5255 or Patrick: (054) 660-7464.
Klabberjas – Kfar Saba – weekly card game. Please call: Michael (09) 749-3293 /
• Play in our Texas hold-em poker tournaments. Sunday,
Tuesday, Thursday at 8 p.m.
Info: (054) 482-1706 • Coffee and Torah: The
study of Tanach and lively discussion on its contemporary relevance, with Rabbi
Stewart Weiss, Wednesday mornings, 8:15-9:45 a.m. at Bread and Breakfast Cafe,
Giron Center, Jabotinsky and Ahuza streets, Ra’anana. In English, no prior
knowledge necessary. Call (052) 242-8508 for details.
• Ra’anana Masorti
(Conservative) Congregation. A warm, friendly synagogue with services Thur at 7
a.m., Fri at 6 p.m., Sat. at 8:30 a.m. Bar/Bat Mitzva, Community Services and
Special Occasions. 8 Borochov Street, Ra’anana. For information call Colin Marks
on (054) 720-1911.
• YINN Table Tennis Chug. Play on Sun., Wed.
afternoons, 2:30-4:30. All welcome • Netanya Congregation Bible Class with
Mondays, 7 p.m. NIS 15.
(077) 422-5272; (054)
• Yad Yaakov center for Jewish Studies, weekly Tanach classes:
Mon 9:30-11 a.m. “Kings & Prophets” with Rabbi Peterman; Wed 9:15-10:15 a.m.
“The Classical Prophets” with Rabbi Leibowitz; Wed 10:30-11:30
“Kohelet-Wisdom Literature” with Rabbi Leibowitz Ohel Moshe
Synagogue, 33 Aryeh Ben-Eliezer St., Herzliya Pituach: (09) 745- 4126. Gadi
Hamburger gives a weekly shiur in English on interesting points in the weekly
Wednesdays, 8 p.m. Men and women welcome – no fee. Venue: Becker
Family, Rehov Ahad Ha’am 21/5, Ra’anana. Further info: Willie, (09) 741-4632 or
• Bet Israel Masorti Congregation: 19 Yehuda Hanassi St.,
Netanya: Religious Services: Led by Rabbi Hillel Yisraeli. Daily & Shabbat
Shaharit, 8 a.m. Fri. evening service begins 5 minutes after candle-lighting
Minha/Shiur/Ma’ariv/Havdala on Shabbat afternoon begins one hour
before Havdala. Office: (09) 862-4345 Sun.-Thu. 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Classes and study groups: Hebrew Reading Class, Sundays 11 a.m. at Beit Israel
Masorti Congregation, with Rita Green and Miki Schwartz. Details: (09) 862-4345
/ “Prayer and Song” class on Tuesdays at 6 p.m.
at Beit Israel Masorti
Congregation, with Rabbi Yisraeli.
Learn how to lead and participate in
prayer services, including the traditional melodies. We are egalitarian, this is
for everybody. (09) 862-4345 / Torah Study and Discussion Group (English) on
Wednesdays at 9 a.m., with Lenore Levin, at Beit Israel. (09) 862-4345 /
“Philosophical Issues in the Weekly Parsha” on Tuesdays at 5:15 p.m. With Rabbi
Yisraeli (of Congregation Beit Israel, Masorti, Netanya) at his home, 7/2
Ichilov St. Call office for details: (09) 862-4345.
• Weekly cultural
activities: Duplicate Bridge at Beit Israel, Monday and Thursday mornings at
9:30 a.m. NIS 25, incl. refreshments.
Lending Library on Wednesdays 3-5 p.m. at Beit Israel. Librarian; Shiphra
Info: (09) 862-4345.
• Israeli Folk-dancing at Beit Israel,
Sundays and Thursdays at 7:30 p.m., with Israel Amrani, in air-conditioned hall.
NIS 25 (09) 862-4345.
• The Henry Koor Judaica
Library houses 8,000 books of 800 CDs and cassette tapes of Jewish and general
interest in English, and is open 9:30 a.m. – 12 noon, Sundays – Thursdays. 7
Rehov Macdonald, Netanya. Contact: (09) 884-0458. There is also a program of
TEL AVIV/CENTRAL • AACI Tel Aviv Events held at AACI
offices unless otherwise specified: 76 Ibn Gvirol (1st floor), Tel
(03) 696-0389 for information and registration. Join AACI Central
e-mail program & information update list: e-mail: [email protected] with
“e-mail list” in the subject heading.
• Tel Aviv Book Club forming to
read & discuss books, meeting in members’ homes. Call AACI (03) – 696
Upcoming Events • February 27: AACI Legal Seminar Program “On
Divorce, Child Support and Alimony in Israel” at 7p.m. AACI, 76 Ibn Gvirol, (1st
floor), Tel Aviv.
Members: NIS 25; Non-members: NIS 30. Registration
essential: AACI (03) 696-0389.
• February 27: “The Peak of the Classics”
at 8:30 p.m. Stage Center, 20 Hakarmel, Ganei Tikva.
details, see above).
• March 3: AACI Walking tour of Old Ramat Aviv,
guided by Pamela Levene, at 10 a.m. Meet at entrance to the Eretz Israel Museum,
Rehov Chaim Levanon; finish at the Ramat Aviv Mall.
Members: NIS 40;
Non-members: NIS 50. Registration: AACI (03) 696-0389 or Pamela (03)
• March 6: New AACI Tel Aviv Book Club first meeting at 11:30
a.m., AACI, 76 Rehov Ibn Gvirol, Tel Aviv. Discussion of Foreign Correspondence
by Geraldine Brooks. Participants should read this book or others by the same
author. RSVP and details: AACI (03) 696-0389.
• March 7: AACI English
guided tour of the new Dale Chihuly Exhibit in the Litvak Gallery at the Museum
Tower, 4 Rehov Berkowitz, Tel Aviv at 4:30 p.m.
Members: NIS 50;
Non-members: NIS 55. Pre-payment & registration essential: AACI (03)
AACI Seniors • March 2: 10 a.m. Hazel Broch on “The Light Side
of Aliya.” Also brief Torah Portion by Yehuda Solter ; E xercise ; Light
refreshments,15NIS Beit Tami in Sheinkin Park, Sheinki nSt., Tel-Aviv, Info:
6960389 Other Events • February 25: Hasbara and the Power of Grassroots
Netwoking – you can make the difference! Speaker: Michael Dickson, director
StandWithUs Israel on “Our successes.” Mercaz Tarbut, 33 Kfar Hadar, Hod
Please confirm as seating is limited: Dave Rackner
[email protected] (09) 746-1305; 050-716-1630 • February 27: The Israel
Genealogical Society, 7:30 p.m. at Beit Shalom, 2 Rehov Shir, Tel Aviv. Lecture
in English by Max van Dam, experienced researcher of Dutch families, on
“Genealogy and Dutch Jewish history.” IGS members: No charge; others: NIS 20.
See www.isragen.org.il/ twitter.
com/isragen Map: www.genea
logy.org.il/telaviv.htm E-mail: [email protected] • March 1: Archeology in
Tel Aviv: IWC Group – 2011 Spring Seminar: Prehistory of Israel “Unique Objects
of the Natufian Culture – Identification and Interp retation” 9-11.30 a.m.
Lecturer: Miki Ein-Gedi. Cost: Semester NIS 350 per person; NIS 650 per couple;
individual lecture NIS 50.
Room 001, Webb Building, Room 002, Tel Aviv
• March 6: 8 p.m. “South Pacific” by Rodgers and Hammerstein.
A Light Opera Group of the Negev Production (see entry under Beersheba). In
English with overhead translation in Hebrew and Russian. Givatayim Theater.
Tickets (08) 641-4081. See negevlightopera.com • March 19: E.S.O. (English
Speakers Organization) Purim Trip to the Carmel on Shabbat March 19 visiting
Kibbutz Bet Oren, Ein Hod (Artists Village), Makura Farm (Olive Oil and Organic
Jams,etc.) and Daliat-el-Carmel (Druse Village). NIS120. Bookings: Audrey (03)
672-8653; Betty 0525-224914.
• May 20-21: Hitachdut Olei Britannia
(H.O.B.) Annual Convention, 2011 weekend at the Yitzhak Rabin Guest House, Givat
Ram, Jerusalem. Guest speaker: British Ambassador, H.E.
Also: Prof. David Newman of Ben-Gurion University and Prof. Sergio Della
Pergola, Hebrew University.
NIS 450 per person, NIS 99 single
Non-members membership fee: NIS 50 (seniors, NIS
Booking and info: Ian Banks (02) 991-9056, 052-438-1504 or
[email protected] Walking Tours • February 25: Bauhaus Guided Walking Tour &
Photography FieldTrip in Tel Aviv, 9:30 a.m.
to 2p.m. Meeting at northern
end of Kikar Mazaryk (by the bird!) With Pamela Levene, licenced tourguide, and
Tom Langford, professional photographer.
Cost NIS 120 Numbers restricted.
To register: Pamela Levene 052-4224946, 03-7419762: [email protected] mail.com
or Tom Langford 052-8012817,: [email protected] White CityTours Guide: Paule
Rakower. Cost: NIS 60 per person, please book in advance (03)
Email: [email protected] Most of these tours are suitable for
the disabled. Mention your limitations: • February 27: Sarona being restored as
a beautiful, historical park. The first German Templer agricultural settlement,
founded far from Jaffa, is now located in the middle of the busy metropolitan
city of Tel Aviv-Jaffa. 11 a.m • March 10: The Tahana – The new restored train
station area; the first train to Jerusalem left Jaffa in 1892. 5 p.m.
March 13: History & architecture in the area of Rothschild Blvd.,
• March 20: Neveh Tzedek and its surroundings, Jewish urban
development between Jaffa and Tel Aviv from 1887 to the present day, 3
• March 27: Modernism in the White City, following UNESCO’s
recognition of Tel Aviv as a World Heritage City for modernism. See the 1930s
“new city” of Tel Aviv around the Dizengoff area , 11 a.m.
• Public speaking and storytelling for everyone at the Oppenheimer English
Storytelling Center in Tel Aviv on the first Friday morning of every month.
Contact Dvora Shurman at (03) 74-2254 or email [email protected] • The
Educational Center for Games in Israel. Heritage Centre of Play. 32 Hatabor St.
Tel Aviv. (near Nachlat Binyamin Mall). Play is not only for children. Lost
Property: Mostly jackets. Please claim them.
Visits to the center are by
prior request. We continue with archiving our collections. If you would like to
join in, give us a call, also to discuss which of our seminars and workshops are
best for you.
Contact [email protected] or (054) 471-7314 • Ichud
Olam Minyan invites you to a new lecture series every Wednesday evening at 8
Rabbi Nachman's Stories as an introduction to Hassidut, in English;
9 p.m.: Rambam’s Rationalist Thinking, in Hebrew, by Rabbi Dr. Raphael Shuchat
of Bar-Ilan University. Pizza served.
Ichud Shivat Zion Synagogue, 86
Rehov Ben Yehuda, Tel Aviv.
• Calling women of all ages, with or without
experience: An American flag football team for women is being organized to play
in the Sportech every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.. Free of Charge. Call Esti at (054)
737-4841 or email: [email protected] • Home singing circle in central Tel
Aviv, to meet once weekly. Male and female singers welcomed.
classical – including Israeli. Please state note-reading ability and preferred
weekday evening from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m..
Email: [email protected] • TACT
(Tel Aviv Community Theatre) – Want to act in English? Help backstage? Smell the
greasepaint? Hear the applause? TACT is the group for you. Oldest established
English-speaking Community Theater in Tel Aviv welcomes new
www.tact-theatre.com or call Glenda: (052) 525-8812 or Linda:
• ESRA Books ’n’ Chat, first Sunday of the
Information Gill 602-1008.
• ESRA South African-style book
club in Tel Aviv, first Mondaymonth. Info: Gill (03) 732-0194.
• ESRA Short Story Discussion Group,
Mondays. NIS 25; ESRAcards NIS 20. Info: Noah (03) 648-5575.
(Bible) Study Group, Wednesdays 9:45 a.m. An in-depth study of the Tanach with
Rabbi Avraham Fischer of Yad Yaakov. NIS 50; ESRAcards NIS 45. Pre-registration
necessary. Noah (03) 648-5575.
• Support group being formed for seniors
with/without family in Israel, to discuss and plan for the future. Please
contact Valerie at (03) 602-0665 Self-Help • Alcoholics Anonymous English
meetings held daily in Tel Aviv.
Details: 054 492-9242 or email
[email protected] • Tuesdays 8:30-9:30 a.m.
Overeaters Anonymous –
weekly English meeting in Tel Aviv.
For venue and more information, call
Ophelia: (052) 427 9502.
• Narcotics Anonymous, English meetings in Tel
Aviv & Jerusalem.
Hotline: (054) 211-7452.
Hunger: Conquering your Negative Body Image and Overcoming Emotional Eating.
Offered in Tel Aviv. Info: Nomi (052) 858-1028.
• AACI Translation
Service: An excellent translation service is available to all AACI
We offer help with translating bills, driving licenses,
telephone applications, Kupat Holim literature, bank communications and many
other items. Service not available for medical reports and legal contracts.
Mondays: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Call AACI for an appointment: (03)
• Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Israel) Herzl
159, Tel Aviv-Jaffa. (03) 513-6500. Healthy cats and dogs available for
adoption, daily veterinary service, lowcost spaying. Strays and abandoned
animals accepted at no charge. Open daily till 8 p.m., Fridays until 2 p.m.,
Saturdays 11 a.m.-2 p.m. www.spca.co.il • English mother and baby group. Weekly
meetings in Petah Tikva. Contact Tammy: (054) 303-2063 / e-mail:
[email protected] • TACT play-reading: every Monday at 7:30 p.m. in
Beit Ariella. We prepare, read and discuss Shakespeare plays. On alternate
Mondays we read other plays. Please call Mike: (03) 641- 5878 or Ida: (09)
955-0089 • Ramle Tissan Airmodel Club: English-speaking airmodeler looks for
control-line airmodel enthusiasts to help found a club.
Teaching kids and
teens how to build and fly C/L, sailplanes, rubber-powered planes is also among
greatest goals. Already has support from Ramle City Hall. Please call Eron Silva
at (08) 930-1161, ext. 113, or (08) 920-6408 (home), or write [email protected]
(preferable) • Israemploy is a non-profit organization that helps new and
veteran immigrants find work in Israel.
Almost 2,000 new job postings
each month, many of them with a requirement for English at a high level. For
more information, please visit us at www.israemploy.net.
required of users.
• Anglo business networking group provides a forum for
English speaking businessmen in Israel, both established and new, to discuss and
share their problems and air their new business ideas. Meets about once a month
alternatively in Tel Aviv and Ra’anana. Details of next meeting:
[email protected] • The Institute for the Advancement of Education in Jaffa
seeks volunteers to help Jaffa school children with English.
work with groups of 2- 3 children aged 10-12 once a week, for an hour and a half
in the mid-afternoon. Materials and on-hand guidance provided, no experience
necessary. Marc Schoen, 054-755-2014, 077-330-6788 (evenings) • Free Torah
lessons in English.
Sundays, 8:30 p.m. Hotel Devorah, Ben Yehuda 87, Tel
Aviv. Margalit: (03) 551-6652.
• Play4Elderly meetings at The Educational
Center for Games, 32 Hatabor Street, Tel Aviv. (Near Nachlat Binyamin Mall) are
part of our Grandparenting Institute.
Info: 054-471-7314. (03) 629- 4151.
[email protected] CENTRAL • March 8-9: The Ohel Avraham and Sarah
Sisterhood resumes speed dating for English-speaking singles (must be legally
divorced or widowed). NIS 50 per person, including refreshments. March 8:
Singles aged 40-60; March 9: Singles aged 60-80. Ohel Avraham and Sarah JCC 16
Rehov Mohliver, Rishon Lezion. RSVP: [email protected] Include: Name,
address, telephone and marital status. By reservation only, sorry no walk-ins,
room for 30 people only.
• RESA Rishon Lezion English Speakers Assocation
holds monthly social meetings; coffee mornings in a beit cafe and excursions to
places of interest. For details please contact (03) 969-5693.
there is a Masorti /Conservative shul and community in Rishon Lezion! Everyone
interested in being part of a truly egalitarian community with observance of
Jewish traditions invited. Please send us your email address for our mailing
Kabbalat Shabbat services at 6:30 p.m. (summer hours); Shabbat
morning service at 9 a.m. Come and visit or call (03)
AACI Southern Branch
• Sundays – “Your Baby
Needs Music” – AACI Music Class for babies and children up to age 5. 4-4:45 p.m.
“Music Together,” a parent-child class in English for infants, toddlers and
preschoolers up to age 5 on Sundays, at 5-5:45 p.m.
With Sharon Meisels.–
One-time demonstration class on October 24, cost NIS 45,followed by 9 weekly
sessions. All classes will take place at location TBA. Cost per child, full
course: NIS 400 members; NIS 450 non-members Cost per 2nd child, full course:
NIS 375 members; NIS 425 non-members.
Accompanying book and CD: NIS 170,
cash only. Register at (02) 993-8147 or (054) 531- 5990. Send an e-mail to this
address: [email protected] To receive more information, e-mail
www.musicwithsharon.com • Technical Writing Course to be offered in Beersheba,
starting November. If you write well in English, are computer literate and enjoy
learning and training others, this course is for you.
Dates and times to
be announced. Cost: NIS 9,000 or NIS 8,000 for AACI members, including those who
join upon registration.For more information contact Our Best Words at (02)
656-3369 or (050) 529-0775 (evenings) or [email protected]
com Or go
co.il/training/techwriting- course/ • Religious
singles 60+ Group forming for social and cultural activities. More info (02)
560-9110 Ongoing Events • Join us for Shabbat services (Fri. 5:30 p.m. winter, 7
summer, Sat 9 a.m.) at Adat Shalom Emanuel, 6 Miller Street,
Rehovot. We are a Masorti (Egalitarian) congregation with a vibrant bar/bat
mitzva program, youth activities program (Noam), a choir, as well as a lecture
and discussion series under the direction of our Rabbi Rubin.
[email protected], tel/fax (08) 946-9180 • Emotions Anonymous Ashkelon.
Osnat (08) 673-1258; Moshe (08) 673-4086.
• March 20: “Don a
costume and join the English Speakers Club of Ashdod (ESCA) for its annual Purim
partyat 6 p.m. Pizza party at the home of Avner and Marilyn Rothschild of
Ashdod. NIS 10 per person. To reserve and for info call Anita:
• The English Speakers’ Club of Ashdod (ESCA) gets together
on Fridays at the Zohara Restaurant in the Ashdod g Bus Station from 12 noon to
2 p.m. Info: Anita, 054-465-1327, or Chana (08) 855-7116.
Conservative Synagogue “Etz Haim” in Ashdod assembles on Fridays for Erev
Shabbat devotional services (20 minutes before sundown) as well as on Saturday
mornings at 8:30 a.m. The Etz Haim Synagogue is located at Public Shelter No. 25
on Rehov Itzhak HaNasi Street in Ashdod.
Info: Refael David, (08)
864-2482, or Anita Raymond, 054-465-1327 • Tai Chi Chuan and Chi Kung in the
Ashdod area. Exercise for fun, balance, strength, energy.
a.m., 7 p.m. Classes in the park in good weather, sheltered area in rainy
weather. Susan www.taichisusan.com; 054-237-5512 • Parkinsons Support Group
Ashdod (and for surrounding areas) meets Wednesdays 4:30-7 at the Bet Avot
Ashdod, entrance Harav Nissim, 17, next to Ashdod police station. Infomation 08-
8551051. Amutat Parkinson 077- 4181900; English 08-8581151.
February 27: English Speakers of Ashkelon Book Club at 8 p.m.
• March1:The English Speakers of Ashkelon play reading
group at 8 p.m. Info Jane (08) 6732161.
• March 8: The English Speakers
of Ashkelon Spring wildflower walk, picnic and visit to ANZAC memorial at 10
a.m. Info Penny (08) 676-3427.
• Kehillat Netzach Israel
(Masorti/Conservative Congregation) - Services: Fridays at 5 p.m. and Saturdays
at 9 a.m.
Bar/Bat Mitzva courses, Talmud/Torah classes, Adult Educational
lectures, NOAM youth group, Pre-School Day Care Center and ongoing cultural
Rabbi Michael Ben David; for info.call (08) 671-1370/1 or
e-mail: [email protected]
Also see website:
• Emotions Anonymous Ashkelon.
Osnat (08) 673-1258; or Moshe (08) 673-4086
• March 9 & 10: 8 p.m.
“South Pacific” by Rodgers and Hammerstein. A Light Opera Group of the Negev
The action of this romantic musical takes place in the South
Pacific during WWII and includes the songs “Some Enchanted Evening,” “I’m Going
to Wash That Man Right Out of My Hair,” “Bali Hai” and “There’s nothing like a
Dame.” In English with overhead translation in Hebrew and Russian. Heichal
Hatarbut Beersheba. Tickets 050-762-3422.
See negevlightopera.com •
Negev, Eilat, South e-mail list advice, events, what’s on, Eilat, Beersheba,
Mitzpe, Arad and Ein Gedi. Festivals, theaters, concerts, find car rides, jobs
available, jobs wanted, flat-hunting, business promos.
• Omer, Magen Avraham
(Conservative) Congregation: Friday 5:30 p.m.; Saturday 8:30 a.m. Bar/Bat Mitzva
courses, adult study, after-school program.Rabbi Gil Nativ (08) 646-0424; e-mail
[email protected] • The Flying Camels Ultimate Frisbee team would like to invite
you to join them on Wednesdays at 8:30 p.m.. Venue: the sports field next to
Shomron St. in the Neot Lon neighborhood of Beersheba. For details, call Noam:
054-7739954 [email protected] • Beersheba, Eshel Avraham (Masorti/ Conservative)
Congregation – Fri 5:30 p.m., Sat 9 a.m. Torah classes (Hebrew, English, Russian
and Spanish). Talmud classes, activities, bar/bat mitzva, Noam youth,
kindergarten ages 1-6.
Israeli folkdance. (08) 642-1424; (08)
• Beersheba English speaking Seniors Social Club – Thursday 4-6
p.m.. (08) 642-2915; 627-2593.
• Beersheba Hadassah meets the fourth
Monday morning of each month, 9:30 a.m.-12 noon. Ganei Ye’elim, Shchuna Heh.
Coffee, social, and always an interesting program/ speaker. NIS 10. Info:
Shirley, (08) 658-8262.
• The AACI Southern Region Library at Matnas
Yud-Alef in Beersheba has more than 6,000 volumes of fiction and
Hours: Sun. through Wed. from 10 a.m. to 12 noon; Sun.
and Wed. from 4 to 6 p.m.; and every 2nd and 4th Thursday from 5:30
to 7 p.m. 11 Mordechai Namir St. Info: (08) 643-3953.
• Beersheba Singles
Club (25-45), beersheva–singles @hotmail.com
• Tagel Arava Masorti
Community Eilat. Shabbat Services: Fridays at 6 p.m. and Saturdays at 9:30
At former Allon School (in the caravans to rear of school). Please
phone 050-579-3225 or (08) 633- 4368 for more information.
English Speakers WIZO group meet at WIZO House, Jerusalem St. 10-12
Tuesdays. Winter Program incl.
speakers (all welcome to
submit request to speak on career, hobby etc.) Refreshments. NIS 10. Contact:
Anne (08) 6330323/Fay 08-6372344.
• ESRA’s unique Ethiopian embroidery
products are on sale in Eilat.
Kippot, mezuzot, hamsot embroidered on
hand-towels; coasters, placemats; greeting and gift cards, all at reasonable
prices. Proceeds go to the Ethiopian embroiderers.
To view and purchase,
call Fonda: (08) 633-2205.
• Pregnancy support in Eilat – Birth preparation, active
birth, yoga and relaxation. Support after birth: mother and baby, help with
breastfeeding, baby massage, yoga and relaxation.
Small groups. Tues
Alison (08) 633-5024; 052-835-1182.
• Shirat Hayam
Masorti/ Conservative Synagogue – Beit Wizo, Jerusalem St., Eilat. Fri at 6 p.m.
• Eilat – Kalooki players South African rules.
Kaleen (08) 753-30705 or 050-529-1925 • Shira Hadasha (Masorati/ Conservative)
in Arad – Friday (according to candle lighting time), most of the winter 4:30
p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. Lior, 052-545-3436. “What’s Up?” – An educational mobile
observatory sets up our telescope every night on or near the promenade, showing
passers-by the planets and the moon with detailed explanations and handout
sheets. Info 052-535-2933; 054-481-9973.
• Arts and crafts market –
Locally made leather goods, jewelry, ceramics, paintings, etc. Fridays 10 a.m. –
4 p.m. Park Hayovel, near Imax. Artists and street performers welcome to join
(upon committee approval). Billie, 054- 584-1282; [email protected] • Le Leche
League Israel – Support for breastfeeding mothers.
throughout the country. 1-599-525-821 • Scopus: The Center for Matchmaking in
the Jewish World for singles age 20-45, across the observance
(02) 532-8435; [email protected]; Web site: www.scopus.org
• March 1: Haifa Anglo Seniors will hold their annual Bring and Buy
Auction at 3 p.m. at the Moadon, 8 Sinai Avenue, Ahuza, Haifa. Bring your
unwanted white elephants, dazzling array of goods to purchase. Proceeds to the
needy meal center in Haifa.
Remember to bring your used books for
Entrance: NIS 10 including refreshments. Info: Rose Bloch
077-424-5010, or Ruth Singer.
(04) 852-2016. Please remember that we are
always collecting your no-longer-needed clothes, blankets, towels etc – all in
good condition – for the needy in Haifa.
• March 12: Flute and Piano
Recital of classical duets and solos at 8 p.m. by Kathy Karr, first flute of the
Louisville Orchestra, and concert pianist Irit Rimon-Neidorf. Proceeds to the
adult education programs of Kehillath Emet ve Shalom.
Beit Yad Lebanim,
Tickets 50 NIS. Info and reservations Norman 050-788-7797 or
Marcos 050-863-5160 Ongoing Events • The Karmiel English Speakers’ Club is open
every Monday through Friday from 10am. to 12.30 am. Library, tea and coffee,
board games, or just chat. For confirmation of ocasional Saturday evening
opening, 7 pm.
till throwout time, phone Gwenn at (04) 998-1925.
Location: below the hotel, opposite the main post office.
• Two New ESRA
Branches in the North, for English speaking activities, lectures and
volunteering. For the Karmiel/Misgav area, please contact Frankie (04) 998-2871
or email [email protected]
For the Nahariya/Northern Coast areas,
contact Tonielle 054-787-1452 or email [email protected] • Kehillat
Emet VeShalom Nahariya (Reform/Progressive Synagogue) – Kabbalat Shabbat
Services on Fridays at 5:30 p.m.
(winter time) (6:30 p.m. summer time)
with Rabbi Israel Horowitz in Matnas Mifal Hapayis, Rehov Keren Hayesod,
Bar/bat mitzvah preparation, weddings, conversion, holiday and
communal activities; study groups and courses. Information, call office at 108
RehovWeizman, Nahariya Tel/Fax: (04) 992-9723; or email:
googlepages.com/home • HaMinyan HaMishpachti, Kfar
Vradim. (Egalitarian, Masorti /Conservative Congregation) Kabbalat Shabbat
Services 6:15 p.m.; Shabbat Morning Services 9:00 a.m. at Eshkol HaGanim
“Gefen,” Kfar Vradim. Bar/Bat Mitzva preparation, HALOM after-school program for
gan-hova and elementary-school children; NEW Youth Group for teenagers, on-going
Adult Educational Programs. Contacts: Rabbi Zvi Berger 052-4753870; Galit Haim
(052) 688-1083; Ofer David 052-3793448.
• AACI Library – English
Language, 55 Shimshon St, corner Moriah St Mon., Wed. 9 a.m.-12 a.m.; Tues. 3-5
• AACI is starting an Englishspeaking
mothers and babies/toddlers group in Haifa.
Casual chat, a place where
your baby/toddler can play with others. Contact Rebecca, 052- 749-0227, or
e-mail: [email protected]
• An English-speaking singleparents group
in Haifa. A social get together sharing ups and downs of life in
Interested? Contact: [email protected]
• Gitit Choir,
the veteran Haifabased a capella mixed choir, is looking for new
Rudimentary music reading helpful, Rehearsals: Tuesdays 7:00 –
10:30 p.m. at the Reali Elementary School in Ahuza. Call Yarden
• Carmel Choir (founded by Rhoda Keyson) a warm and friendly
group, olim and vatikim, for amateurs and accomplished singers. Rehearsals
Wednesdays 7:30-9:30 p.m. at The Dunie Weizman Conservatory of Music.
information call Annette (04) 825-1984 or Eve (04) 834-5572 e-mail
• Hadera: Learn quilt making, for English
speakers. Call Darlene at (050) 724-9770.
• The Safed English Library – a
one-of-a-kind lending library serving readers throughout Israel. Includes
best-sellers, classics, health, magazines, nature, travel, Judaism, audiobooks,
DVDs and more.
Extensive children’s library. We welcome good condition
and unique books. Open Sundays (9-11:30 a.m.), Mondays (7-9 p.m.), Tuesdays
(2-4:30 p.m.), Fridays (9-11 a.m.).
[email protected] • Valleys – Amakim notice board. Join the new e-mail
network for residents of Jezreel Valley, Beit She’an Valley, Jordan Valley,
Nazareth, Migdal Ha’emek, Afula, Beit She’an, kibbutzim, Kinneret region. You
may post Events, Offers, Advice, Personals, Services, Buy, Swap, Sell, etc. Send
subscription request to [email protected] along with your name and email
• Kehillat Moriah Synagogue Masorti / Conservative.
Horev Street, Ahuza, Haifa.
Kabbalat Shabbat Egalitarian Services: winter
5 p.m. / summer 6 p.m. Light music until 15 minutes before
Shabbat morning egalitarian services 9 a.m. Bar/Bat Mitzva
preparation; Noam Masorti Youth Group; ongoing adult educational
Contacts: Rabbi Dubi Hayun – (050) 438-9802.
022.co.il. Office: (04) 825-1495 – Orit. Office hours:
Sun-Thurs 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wed. 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
• Voices Israel
Group of Poets in English meets 3rd or 4th Tuesday each month in
Bring your own poems for discussion.
workshops. For monthly newsletter or details, contact Susan (04) 838-1218 or
Ezra (04) 982-8887 or e-mail: [email protected] • Haifa Chamber Choir –
at 8 p.m. Cati (04) 633-1876 • Quilt Exhibit –
O’Sheehan Gallery, the only gallery in Israel dedicated solely
to the art of quilting. Moshav Bustan Hagalil, near Acre. Every Saturday 10:30
a.m.-1:30 p.m. Call ahead to schedule a weekday visit. No charge. Maureen
Nachmani – 054-472-3176.
• Do you enjoy performing? The Haifa English
Theater is looking for new talent – both onstage and backstage. Call Bertha at
052-365- 6161 for more information.
Self-Help • Haifa AA Group meets
every Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Call Jon at 052-379-0741 for more details.
The Western Galilee Serenity AA Group has begun new meetings at Kehillat Emet
VeShalom, 108 Weizmann Street, Nahariya.
Meetings are every Tuesday, 7
p.m., in the back room of the synagogue.
• Codependents Anonymous English meeting, every Wed evening at
6:10 p.m. at the Karmiel English Speakers’ club.
Info: (04) 980-0329. No
The only requirement for membership is a desire for healthy and
• Karmiel: English meeting of Overeaters Anonymous,
every Thursday at 6 p.m. at the Karmiel English Speakers Club.
information, call (04) 980-0329.
• Emotions Anonymous – Safed chapter.
Dan (04) 692- 1092; (050) 553-2890.
• Emotions Anonymous in Pardess
Hanna, evenings. Tina: (052) 640-2010