Category Archive: Miracle

National Donut Day


Tomorrow, June 3 is national Donut Day. For those of us who shouldn’t eat donuts I want to propose an alternative celebration and remembrance. We will call it NATIONAL DO NOT DAY. Do not forget the poor, the widows, and the orphans. Do not forget to be extra nice and kind today. Do not take …

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News from Israel that you may have seen


Food For thought Health Minister Yaakov Litzman,of the Haredi UTJ party, has declared war on McDonalds. It has nothing to do with Kosher issues (Israel has kosher McDonalds branches). Litzman is at war with all fast food, because of health reasons. Litzman added, “Children should be educated not to eat junk food. Not to eat …

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The New Cycle-New Hope

Tu Bi SHvat

Today is Tu Bi Shvat, the New Year of the Trees. It is celebrated on the fifteenth of the Hebrew month of Shvat. The Talmud tells us that there are four New Years in the Jewish calendar. The New Year of the Trees represents the beginning of spring and a new agricultural cycle in Israel. …

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Their Prayers are Special

The orphaned girls from our Children’s Home in Netanya will be visiting Jerusalem and the Kotel/ Western Wall on Thursday, May 28th. What greater personal intervention can you have than the heartfelt prayers of the Lev LaLev girls? The Torah tells us that Hashem hears the cries of widows and orphans above all others! Our …

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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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Eight great ideas for Chanukah

I am blessed. It is said, “That if you love your work, then you don’t really work a day in your life”. This is how I feel about the time I give to helping the orphaned and disadvantaged girls at Lev Lalev Children’s Home in Israel. It’s a great blessing to be able to help …

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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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This past month has been very dangerous and traumatic. After twenty nine days, our girls have emerged from an indoor summer program held inside our Children’s Home in Netanya. Thank G-d all of our girls are safe. If the cease fire holds, the girls will finally have a chance to go on a summer trip. …

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“TOV LEHODOS LAHASHEM ULEZAMER LESHIMCHO ELYON” We give thanks to Hashem and we rejoice in His compassion. It’s been a very traumatic month for Israel and the Jewish people. Yet, it could have been much worse. I have written before about two miracles: the iron dome is in fact the hand of G-d, the technology …

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