We Celebrate and Reflect

Today we celebrate the 67th Israel Independence Day and thank Hashem for the goodness he has bestowed upon us. After 2,000 years of exile, we established a sovereign Jewish nation which serves as the ingathering of all those who want to return to our Promised Land. I was born shortly after Israel became an Independent …

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We remember our Jewish children

We at Lev Lalev Orphanage and Children’s Home in Netanya Israel are planning a “coinage campaign” to collect 1,500,000 coins from all over the world. This number represents the 1.5 million children murdered during the Holocaust. Today is Yom Hashoa-Holocaust Memorial Day. Earlier today in Israel we had two minutes of silence when everyone in …

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Yom Hashoah: Numbers don’t lie

This week is Yom Hashoah, the Holocaust Memorial Day; it is a day of great sadness, contemplation, and disgust. It is the day on which we remember the murder of almost six million Jews, and many others who suffered at the hands of the Nazis. Numbers cannot always convey the whole story, but consider these …

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Less Than 100 Hours From Now

Just a few days ago, I wrote to you to share with you just how desperate the orphaned girls at the Lev Lalev Children’s Home are for new clothing and shoes for Passover and the spring. Thanks to so many of our donors and supporters, we have been able to provide for many of the …

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Passover Is Just Around the Corner

For our Israeli girls at the Lev LaLev Orphanage in Netanya, Passover not only means the traditional Seder meal, but it is also the time when each girl receives her much needed spring/summer holiday wardrobe. www.levlalev.com As Pesach approaches we need to give all the girls at the Home a very special holiday boost and …

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Heart to Heart

On the Shabbat before Purim we read a special section from the Torah called Zocher which means remember. We are told to remember what Amelek did to us when he attacked the Children of Israel in the desert. Of the 613 mitzvot, three pertain to Amelek. Remember what Amelek did to us; don’t forget what …

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From our Mail Box. The power of prayer, tradition, and family

E.R. from Kentucky writes: “Two and a half years ago, the girls took my prayer request to the Wailing Wall and my prayer was answered swiftly. I wasn’t able to donate at the time, and I’m so glad to be able to give this small amount now. God bless these girls”. K.M. from Washington State …

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Happiness Is All Around Us

  Leah & Chaviva Recently we shared with you the plight of two sisters who arrived at our Home after their mother passed away. We are happy to let you know that they are settling in nicely. Thank you to everyone who responded to our request to help sponsor these girls; over one hundred people …

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Mazel Tov! Sari is a Kallah!

Our dear Sari, who came to our home thirteen years ago as a little orphaned girl, is getting married next Wednesday, February 11. Thanks to your help, she has blossomed into a capable young woman, and is now ready to start her own life with her soon to be husband from Jerusalem. Sari has no …

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Cry No More

We stand shoulder to shoulder, united together against the murder of seventeen innocent people last week in Paris. We express a special concern for our many Lev Lalev supporters who live in France. Several of the girls from the Lev Lalev Orphanage have roots in France; and expressed their gratitude that their parents or grandparents …

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