Tag Archive: Israel

Here’s the Scoop………….

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Can’t make this up! Last week we wrote about National Donut Day; and today some genius invented National Chocolate Ice-cream Day. So I can’t let an opportunity pass. Let’s celebrate by sharing our good fortune with those less fortunate.  Help an orphaned girl today. Please visit the Lev Lalev website www.levlalev.com and your Heart will …

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The Western Wall

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On Tuesday June 6, 1944 the battle of Normandy began. 156,000 American, British, and Canadian forces landed on the Northern coast of France. They valiantly fought for three months and in August 1944 the Alias liberated Western Europe from Nazi German control. Over ten thousand allied forces died ending war and a genocide which killed …

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Memorial Day

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On my way to the office this morning, I heard that Memorial Day parades throughout the tristate area had been canceled because of the rain. Of course I understand that with rain and inclement weather outdoor activities might need to change.But what I was thinking is the irony of canceling the MEMORIAL observance.  After all, …

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Second chance to give them a second chance

There is a little known holiday in our Jewish calendar called Peach Sheni- the second Passover. In the times of the Holy Temple if you were unable to participate in the Passover ceremony in Jerusalem, then the Rabbis established this holiday one month after Passover to give people a second chance.At Lev Lalev we give …

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Happy Sixty Eighth- Be strong

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Today is Israel Independence Day, marking the 68th year since the Jewish State declared its independence in 1948. The day is filled with celebrations, ceremonies, parties and, of course, barbecues. And there’s certainly a lot to celebrate and be thankful for. How could anyone imagine that after nearly 2,000 years of exile and persecution, culminating …

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Holocaust Memorial Day

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Last Thursday we observed Yom Hashoah, the Holocaust Memorial Day, a day of great sadness, contemplation. It is the day we remember the murder of six million Jews who were murdered at the hands of the Nazis. Numbers don’t really tell the whole story, but consider these horrific facts. Two thirds of the Jewish people …

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Happy Mother’s Day

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Mother’s Day was observed in the United States yesterday. It is a day when all of us can celebrate and show appreciation to our mothers. Most of us are quite fortunate that we have been raised by Moms whose compassion and strength has shown us the way. Unfortunately many of our girls at Lev Lalev …

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Chag Sameach from Netanya, Israel

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In the spirit of the Hagaddah we are asking an answering four questions. Who has made this Pesach special for the girls at Lev Lalev? Who has helped to ensure that each and every girl receives new clothes for the holiday? Who cares for the orphaned girls throughout the year, and helps each one grow …

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I have a (some) dreams too

This week, I was thinking about the powerful speech that Martin Luther King gave at the Lincoln Memorial on August 28, 1963. His remarks had a powerful impact and helped to stimulate social change in America. He was killed on April 4, 1968, forty eight years ago. His words continue to motivate people to do …

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Update-Netanya

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