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Children are our Future

chupah tallis

When I was a young school child invariably each September the teacher would ask us to write an essay on what was our most exciting experience over the summer. When I entered the work force, this question was often posed in my Jewish not for profit organization. I recall that once I said that putting …

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Can our orphaned girls pray for you at the Kotel?

girls at beach

A picture is worth a thousand words. This picture of our happy girls in Lev LaLev’s summer camp program tells just part of the story of their wonderful summer experience. Camp opened last week thanks to the generosity and friendship of so many of our Lev Lalev friends and family. Among the activities and trips …

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July 4,1976

US flag

As we approach the American Independence Day I am reminded of July 4, 1976 for two distinct reasons. It was America’s two hundredth anniversary. My wife and I and our then young toddler, Devorah, celebrated the day at Fort McHenry in Baltimore. On display, is the original United States Flag which was draped over the …

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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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Thanks (for) Giving

Ronit came to Israel’s Lev LaLev Girls Orphanage in Netanya three years ago as a sad and forlorn ten year old. Since she was a young child she had been raised by her grandparents who unfortunately became too old and ill to care for her. One of our staff members noticed that each day Ronit …

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When I was a small boy my parents gave me a 35cent allowance weekly. 10cents was for me to give tzedakah, which I faithfully gave during my Hebrew studies. (I also bought two Hershey bars weekly for 5cents each, leaving me 15cents “discretionary funds”). As I got older my charitable giving increased and the ways …

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Here are three wonderful gestures from our Lev Lalev family; “the next generation of friends and supporters”. We received the following letter yesterday. Dear Lev Lalev, This past summer in our day camp in the Mountains twenty eight girls preformed the musical Annie. Annie is the story of a young orphaned girl with lots of …

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Mr. Perez?

Our donors to Lev Lalev Orphanage are so much more then contributors. They are our friends and what they do makes a tremendous difference to the lives of Israel’s orphaned and disadvantaged girls. This week (like many weeks) we received notes and blessings which were included in the donations. Here are a few: Dear Mr. …

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