Tag Archive: IDF

Rosh Chodesh Kislev: Our girls are off to war

Israeli APCs get instructions before leaving a base in Kissufim, next to the border with the Gaza Strip, southern Israel, 15 November 2012. (Credit: EPA)

“Is everyone ok? Do you have a home? Was there any damage?” These have been just a few of the questions in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. Surely, the most popular is: “DO YOU HAVE POWER????” and if so, you are admired like royalty among a society struggling to return to its former self, sometimes …

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From the Nazi Gallows to Israeli Hero: Max Hilowitz’s Miraculous Story of Survival

Max Hilowitz, Holocaust survivor, fighting in the Israel Defense Force

One month from now, Sarina Hilowitz of Savannah, Georgia will be celebrating her Bat Mitzvah, which she is twinning with one of our girls at the Rubin-Zeffren Children’s Home in Netanya, Israel. The sponsorship is in memory of her Zeyde whose life story is truly inspirational and miraculous. In honor of  Yom HaZikaron – Remembrance Day for …

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