Bess Hoffman

Bess Hoffman came to live in Israel from South Africa in 1969 with her husband Eddy and three small children. In 1978 she got her Israeli tourist guide license and had a great time showing and explaining “our beautiful country” to many tourists until 1998. After retiring she became an ESRA volunteer and is Chairperson of ESRA Herzliya and also the organizer of ESRA’s annual bridge competition.

Useful Tips

Useful Tips

by Bess Hoffman

Best way to reheat pizza; protection from mosquitoes; more ...
ESRA Herzliya Bridge Event

ESRA Herzliya Bridge Event

by Bess Hoffman

There were a quartet of winners at the ESRA Herzliya more ...
A visit to Caesarea and the Horse Riding Therapy Project

A visit to Caesarea and the Horse Riding Therapy Project

by Bess Hoffman

Review on a tour around the Caesarea ruins, followed more ...
Bazaar a big success

Bazaar a big success

by Bess Hoffman

ESRA Herzliya held a summer bazaar to raise money for more ...
Talk on Battered Women

Talk on Battered Women

by Bess Hoffman

Ruth Rasnic, founder of shelters for battered women, more ...
Linda moves us in verse

Linda moves us in verse

by Bess Hoffman

ESRA Herzliya had an entertaining and thought provoking more ...
All aboard! Bus takes us for visit to kibbutz tractor museum

All aboard! Bus takes us for visit to kibbutz tractor museum

by Bess Hoffman

ESRA had a great day out visiting Kibbutz Ein Shemer more ...
Unknown Jews of the East

Unknown Jews of the East

by Bess Hoffman

Rabbi Tokayer, Rabbi of Japan for 10 years addressed more ...
How ‘rules’ have changed for orthodox women

How ‘rules’ have changed for orthodox women

by Bess Hoffman

Rabbi Rahel Berkovits, who is an ordained orthodox more ...
Wonders of the Galilee

Wonders of the Galilee

by Bess Hoffman

Three glorious and informative days, writes Bess Hoffman. more ...
Plight of Jews in Arab Lands

Plight of Jews in Arab Lands

by Bess Hoffman

A former ambassador to Ireland addressed an enthusiastic more ...
A Treat from Our Charismatic Barbara

A Treat from Our Charismatic Barbara

by Bess Hoffman

Barbara Blum presented a wonderful evening of music more ...
 
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