Monthly Archive: April 2012

From the Nazi Gallows to Israeli Hero: Max Hilowitz’s Miraculous Story of Survival

Max Hilowitz, Holocaust survivor, fighting in the Israel Defense Force

One month from now, Sarina Hilowitz of Savannah, Georgia will be celebrating her Bat Mitzvah, which she is twinning with one of our girls at the Rubin-Zeffren Children’s Home in Netanya, Israel. The sponsorship is in memory of her Zeyde whose life story is truly inspirational and miraculous. In honor of  Yom HaZikaron – Remembrance Day for …

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Remembering the Children on Yom HaShoah

Holocaust Memorial in Miami, Florida

Dear Rachel, Thank you very much for the greeting card that you sent me last month. The card was really beautiful and more than that the smile on the face of your Girls was tooooooooooo  beautiful. ……. I try to donate my money for a good cause. I feel that your charity have done some good …

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The Passover Seder: Bonding Generations of Children to Our Legacy of Faith

France in the late 13th century, a small family holds its seder - Therese & Mendel Metzger, “Jewish Life in the Middle Ages.”

I love Passover. Despite the strenuous efforts to prepare for it: cleaning, organizing and shopping, I still love it. Monsey is vibrant today as throngs of people strive to make this holiday the most joyous ever. But long lines and crowded parking lots can challenge this perspective, especially when coupled with lack of sleep. In …

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