Monthly Archive: October 2014

From Tragedy to Triumph

One of our donors from New York emailed me a picture and a short caption of Ludwig Katzenstein, a ninety year old Holocaust survivor who he recently met in a nursing home. I couldn’t resist sharing it with our dear Lev Lalev family. The note from Mr. Weinstein said that Ludwig escaped to America from …

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When Terrorism is Personal

On May 8th, 2001 thirteen year old Koby Mandell an Israeli- American and his friend Yosef Ishran, were stoned to death in a cave about three hundred yards behind their homes in Tekoah, Israel. While I hadn’t known Seth and Sherry Mandell, Koby’s parents, before the horrific murder, I was soon asked by a mutual …

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Visit us in Netanya

We are very proud of the work we do and would love to showcase it to as many people as possible. Since we know that many of our donors either live in Israel or visit from time to time we have set up a program called VIP- visit in person. We welcome the opportunity to …

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Be Strong

Six weeks ago at the beginning of the Hebrew month of Elul, we began the Yom Naorim season- the High Holidays. We prepared ourselves to do Teshuvah (repentance) for our shortcomings and sins. Throughout the holidays, we prayed that Hashem should forgive us and provide us with a year of much bracha- an abundance of …

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