Monthly Archive: February 2014

Its March magic at Lev Lalev

  We at Lev Lalev Orphanage are blessed with friends and donors from all over the world. Truly, there is a great magnetic pull that attracts people to support Israel, people who are less fortunate and especially our girls at Lev Lalev. I love geography, sociology, and community. So- when we have a donor from …

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March Madness

  I was looking for a catchy quote about March and found this poem below. For me as the chairman of Lev Lalev Orphanage and Children’s Home in Netanya it spoke to the incomplete dreams of our precious girls. Let me know what the poem means to you?  The sun is brilliant in the sky …

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Gold, Silver or Bronze

 I’m sure that you’ve never wondered how a fundraiser thinks about the Olympics. While most people think about the various medals that the most outstanding athletes earn, I equate these levels of success with levels of donations. This week we at Lev Lalev, the Girls Orphanage in Israel are posting on our website a list …

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“Ad Bli Di” No Limitations

  The Jewish holiday of Purim is observed on the 14th of Adar which this year is Sunday, March 16th. It is a time to celebrate the greatness of Queen Esther. Just as the Jewish nation was about to be destroyed Esther intervened with the help of her uncle Mordechai, and gained mercy for the …

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It’s not how far you but how much you do that counts

Recently on my blog I reflected on how far it was from New York to Netanya. Jared responded and said something quite profound which I wanted to share. He said “We are always measuring but it’s not how far you go but how much you do”. Isn’t that so? Most of our staff at Lev …

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From Monsey to Netanya its inches away

  It’s 5,638 miles or 9,073 Kilometers from Monsey N.Y. to Netanya, Israel. Monsey is where the Lev Lalev Fund has its office. From here we raise funds, promote our work, and oversee certain aspects of our operation all to ensure that the Orphanage in Netanya, Israel has the resources necessary to help our girls. …

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Anne Heyman, Of Blessed Memory

  While I have worked and volunteered in the Jewish Community for many years, I hadn’t heard of Anne Heyman, of Blessed Memory, until I read her obituary in yesterdays New York Times. She died tragically at the age of fifty two shortly after she fell off a horse during a riding competition in Florida. …

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Holding Israel to a Higher Standard

  Many years ago when I lived in Houston, Texas I had the privilege to have breakfast with Eli Wiesel. The United Nations was debating whether to equate Zionism with racism. (This of course is absurd). I’ll never forget what Mr. Wiesel said that morning “There are many who complain that Israel and Jews are …

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The Power of Prayer

  The snow and ice in New York this winter (which seems to me like Gods response to those who have emphatically declared that Global Warming is a fact) has given me the opportunity to read more than usual. I was quite surprised while perusing a book about the history of the E Day June …

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