Tag Archive: Bat Mitzvah Project

Happiness Is All Around Us

  Leah & Chaviva Recently we shared with you the plight of two sisters who arrived at our Home after their mother passed away. We are happy to let you know that they are settling in nicely. Thank you to everyone who responded to our request to help sponsor these girls; over one hundred people …

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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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Around the World: Seeking volunteers to assist our Orphans

At Lev Lalev Children’s Home and Orphanage in Israel we subscribe to the principal that fundraising should be FUN raising. Once when I worked in Houston Texas I was treated to a fundraising dinner with the NAACP in which BB King was the featured entertainer. I asked my friend Alan Rudy why he had invited …

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Donations to Israel

  Lev Lalev is an orphanage in Netanya which helps to rescue and resettle orphaned and disadvantaged girls from all over Israel. Donations are used to help the physical, emotional, and spiritual revival of more than one hundred orphaned girls. We provide personal counseling to help each girl to help her reach her potential. Last …

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Humpty Dumpy

  Yesterday my daughter Devorah and granddaughter Yehudis visited Kever Rochel( tomb of Rachel) in honor of Yehudis’ upcoming Bat Mitzvah .As they were about to board the bus to return home,the police stationed at this holy site in Beit Lechem (Bethlehem) commanded all the civilians to get up against the wall. Fortunately there was …

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Will you be at their bat mitzvah next year? Win a free flight to Israel!

American mitzvah girls at the Feb. 2013 gala

VERY exciting news! Thanks to a suggestion from Baila’s mom (see this month’s mitzvah profile) we are adding a new raffle contest to our mitzvah project program. Starting from this month, for each $100 a bat mitzvah girl raises, her name will be added to our annual ‘Fly to the Gala’ drawing. The winning name receives 1 free …

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Letter from a Gala Bat Mitzvah 2013 attendee

Sheena Levi, Director of Outreach, with Lana and her daughters (left) at the Gala. Bracha Runes, Director of the Home, stands far right.

Sheena, It was so nice meeting you in person on such a happy and emotional day! I want to thank you and Bracha for giving us such a beautiful opportunity to celebrate the girls Bat Mitzva. It was so emotional for me and for Sarina to be there. We felt so connected to the girls. Sarina felt …

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Highlights from the Gala Bat Mitzvah of 19 orphans


I am writing this post on my laptop in Netanya on February 18, 2013; just after returning from a wonderful evening celebrating with the ladies of Lev LaLev in Israel. I wanted to make sure to share my experience with you right away… The gala bat mitzvah was held in a brand new hall in Netanya, …

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The Power of the Bat Mitzvah


by Sheena Levi Originally published on January 30, 2013 on the Jewish Women’s Archive: Jewesses with Attitude blog When I was brought on board at the Lev LaLev Fund in May 2011, I was asked if I could run the bat mitzvah project program. I thought, sure, how hard could it be? I was once a bat mitzvah girl too after …

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Two Simple Words…


THANK YOU!! Thankfully with your support, and through the generosity of 4,916 contributions, we have been able to accomplish the following at Lev LaLev’s Children’s Home in Israel this year… Twelve great successes in the year 2012: Began the healing and rehabilitation process for nine new girls who we took into the Home. Instituted a …

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