Amy Avgar

Amy Avgar was born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts.  She holds and BA in history and an MA in Jewish studies from Brandeis University and a Phd in sociology from the Hebrew University.  After coming to live in Israel in the 1970s, Amy married and raised three children.  She was founder of the Israel Association for the Advancement of Women’s Health, an organization that she directed from 1990 until 2005. Today Amy translates and edits academic articles and coaches Israeli students on admission to American universities.

Dr Raphael Melmed: A Ray of Light for Israeli Medical Education

Dr Raphael Melmed: A Ray of Light for Israeli Medical Education

by Amy Avgar

Terming himself a psycho-physician interested in bridging more ...
Highlights from February’s ESRA trip to the Dead Sea.

Highlights from February’s ESRA trip to the Dead Sea.

by Amy Avgar

A “newie” to ESRA, Amy Avgar joins a jam-packed more ...
Love affair with the Hebrew language

Love affair with the Hebrew language

by Amy Avgar

Professor Ruth Berman's distinguished career, love more ...
Providing health care for those without legal status

Providing health care for those without legal status

by Amy Avgar

Seeking to make changes in her professional life, Sharon more ...
Purple Leaves, Red Cherries: Revealing Motherhood - a review

Purple Leaves, Red Cherries: Revealing Motherhood - a review

by Amy Avgar

The book is about motherhood, what it involves, how more ...
Where were you...when Kennedy was assassinated?

Where were you...when Kennedy was assassinated?

by Amy Avgar, Dr. Carl Hoffman, Jack Nussbacher, Judy Shapiro, Morty Leibowitz, Nina Reshef, Vera Freudmann

Where were you when President John F. Kennedy was assassinated? more ...
Traveling back in time-The Samaritans

Traveling back in time-The Samaritans

by Amy Avgar

Amy Avgar visited the Samaritan community in Luzia more ...
One woman’s incredible journey

One woman’s incredible journey

by Amy Avgar

The story of an exceptional woman, born in Germany, more ...
 
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