Category Archive: orphanage

I HAVE A DREAM

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Martin Luther King delivered this powerful message on August 28, 1963. A few weeks later on September 14th I celebrated my Bar Mitzvah.  I did not make a “I have a dream speech that day”. Well- I did not deliberately refer to this message. What I did speak about was my responsibility to help make …

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An interesting lead story in Israel AM caught my attention.

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“Each day we scour the Israeli Hebrew and English news sources to bring you the day’s important news. But on rare occasions, there just isn’t anything important enough to report. That’s usually a good thing because it means that, at least for one day, there were no new terror attacks, political crisis, scandals, demonstrations or …

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Israel Update

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They Can Burn Our Forests- But They Can’t Dampen Our Spirits Headlines in the Israeli Press: More Than 60,000 Flee Massive Fires Close to 1,000 families have lost their homes 130,000 Dunam of Woodland Burn in Central Israel- in more than a dozen locations Police Chief and Minister Bennet Point to Terrorist: At Least 17 …

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Happy Thanksgiving

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As we approach the U.S. Thanksgiving we are, thankful and grateful for all the help and support we get from you our Lev Lalev family. We appreciate your devotion and friendship.   Enjoy Thanksgiving Day and count your blessings; as we count YOU among our blessings. Thank you so much for helping to give our …

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Even the improbable is possible!

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The Cubs won the World Series. Donald Trump won the U.S. Presidential Election, and I found David Nash living a few blocks away from my son in Australia. David Nash went to school with my father in law in Petrokov, Poland. In 1938, shortly before Germany invaded Poland, David moved to Australia. Over the years …

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Mazel Tov! Mazel Tov!

Hodaya came to Lev Lalev when she was eleven years old. She lost her parents many years ago and was raised by elderly grandparents until they could no longer take care of her. Mazel Tov- recently she became engaged to a young outstanding scholar from central Israel. Unfortunately, they have very limited resources and need …

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Charity-Tzedakah in Israel

Recently one of our generous donors wrote to us that giving charity to Lev Lalev in Israel has provided her with so many benefits. She particularly loves to give to poor girls in Israel, and especially helping Israeli orphans and disadvantaged children. She said that she chose Lev Lalev as her personal Israel charity because …

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Victory

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As I was scrolling through the TV channels last night, I came across something quite extraordinary. The national anthem was being played through sign language; then the high school football game began between California School for the Deaf and its opponent. Believe it or not California School for the Deaf won the game 44-0. They …

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Remembering Daniel Lewin

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On September 11th there is a tradition to read the names of each of the victims of the terrorist attack. Today, we are reflecting on one victim- Daniel Lewin who was the first casualty of the coordinated assaults. Born in Denver Daniel grew up in Jerusalem. He served in Special Forces, graduated from Technion University, …

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A Single Match

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This Shabbos is called Shabbos Chazon. It refers to the prophecy of Isaiah who wrote after the destruction of the Second Temple “Hashem will make Jerusalem the center of the world once again”. Rabbi Levi Yitzchok of Berditchev says that “Each of us is granted a vision from afar of the Beis Hamikdosh-The Holy Temple”. …

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