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Elul, the process begins


There is an old proverb that says that if you want to move a mountain you should begin by moving one rock at a time. Elul, the twelfth and final month of the Hebrew calendar began earlier this week. It is the month in which teshuva-repentance is institutionalized. We hear the sound of the shofer …

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Chazak, Chazak, Let us Be Strong

Dear Friends, We at Lev Lalev Orphanage and Children’s Home express our deepest sorrow for the murder of innocent people in Paris last week. We fervently pray that the madness that has engulfed the world will end immediately. As the prophet Yirmiyahu proclaimed over 3,000 years ago, Lo Yisa Goy El Goy Cherev-Lo Yimadu old …

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Sharing and Caring

We are all effected when there is a terrorist attack in Israel.  One of our friends from Durban, South Africa shared this poem with us. As a social worker and therapist I know that many people write poems, letters, or music to express their feelings. Our girls at Lev Lalev met with a grief counselor …

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The 3 R’s times 2

I made a visit back to my home town of Fall River, Massachusetts a few weeks back. My visit was covered in the local press and it has given me reason to think about COMMUNITY and how it shapes our values For our dear and dedicated Lev LaLev family it is obvious that we are …

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