Brenda Katten

Brenda Katten was born and educated in London, UK.  She was a member of Bnei Akiva and the Federation of Zionist Youth (FZY). Professionally she worked as a Relationship and Educational Counselor in the remedial and education fields having obtained qualification from the British Association of Counselors. She and her architect husband, John, came to live in Israel in 1998. 

Brenda is a past chairperson in England of: British WIZO (and is currently Honorary President); the Zionist Federation of Great Britain and Ireland; Bnai Brith Hillel Foundation. She was chairperson of the Governors one of the largest Jewish Day Schools in London. 

In Israel she is currently Chairperson of ESRA – English Speaking Residents Association; Co- Chairperson of Europeans for Israel.

Her past voluntary positions in Israel include:  Chairperson of Israel, Britain and the Commonwealth Association; Chairperson of World WIZO Public Affairs and NGO Department. Chairperson of World WIZO Public Relations Department and Editor of the newsletter, The Fuller Picture and Executive Member of the International Council of Women (ICW). Brenda has been a delegate for Israel at the international conferences of  the United Nations’ Annual Commission on the Status of Women in New York; United Nations Conference against Racism in Durban (2001); Women Defending Peace in Geneva (2004). 

Brenda has three children and eight grandchildren. 

 

We never sleep!

We never sleep!

by Brenda Katten

"Tel Aviv can be likened to New York City in that they more ...
Chairpersons message - We are the lucky ones

Chairperson's message - We are the lucky ones

by Brenda Katten

Brenda reports on the strategic planning that the ESRA more ...
Chairperson’s message - Are we connecting?

Chairperson’s message - Are we connecting?

by Brenda Katten

Brenda Katten reports on the ESRA regional meetings more ...
Still Feeding the Needy

Still Feeding the Needy

by Brenda Katten

Eminent conductor, composer, and pianist Gil Shohat more ...
Strengthening our Tomorrow

Strengthening our Tomorrow

by Brenda Katten

Brenda Katten, ESRA's Chairperson, reports on the ESRA more ...
Annual Scholarship Award

Annual Scholarship Award

by Brenda Katten

ESRA’s Students Build a community annual Scholarship more ...
CHAIRPERSONS MESSAGE

CHAIRPERSON'S MESSAGE

by Brenda Katten

"Together for a better tomorrow". Brenda reports on more ...
A Night of Pure Joy

A Night of Pure Joy

by Brenda Katten

ESRA’s annual major fundraiser was a huge success. more ...
Chairperson’s message – April 2013

Chairperson’s message – April 2013

by Brenda Katten

ESRA Chairperson, Brenda Katten marks the 65th anniversary more ...
Moving Forward and Facing the Challenges

Moving Forward and Facing the Challenges

by Brenda Katten

ESRA's Chairperson tells how much the volunteer work more ...
Message from the Chairperson

Message from the Chairperson

by Brenda Katten

An inspiring message from Brenda Katten , ESRA’s more ...
A time to weep . . . and a time to count blessings

A time to weep . . . and a time to count blessings

by Brenda Katten

Brenda reflects on the difficult time we have all had more ...
Chairpersons Message - Future Looks Bright

Chairperson's Message - Future Looks Bright

by Brenda Katten

ESRA's Chairperson reports on the launching of the more ...
Freedom

Freedom

by Brenda Katten

A stirring call for volunteers to widen and maintain more ...
MESSAGE FROM THE NEW CHAIR

MESSAGE FROM THE NEW CHAIR

by Brenda Katten

Why is ESRA unique? I could say because of the volunteers more ...
 
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