Tag Archive: Israeli food

Dateline Israel: Summer Camp is a Lifeline

July picture of girls

I learned to swim in summer camp. They learn to live in their summer camp program. Without a fantastic and meaningful summer camp program our girls in Israel at the Lev Lalev Orphanage will be “climbing the walls”. They will feel very sad, lonely and unloved. What happens in the summer has a profound year-long …

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Retired Therapist and Gulf War vet visits the Home in Netanya


Valerie Knowles did not need more than smiles and giggles to communicate with our girls during her recent visit to the Children’s Home. Spending her afternoon at the Rubin-Zeffren Home, she and her friend Eileen Lowey met our Programs Director Bracha Runes who gave them a grand tour. Valerie, who is a retired colonic therapist, spent …

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The Taste of Chanukah

Frying Latkes For Hanukah

When you’re celebrating Chanukah with family and friends, nothing bonds everyone more than the delicious aromas emanating from the kitchen. To honor the miracle of the oil and the way in which dairy foods were used to save the Jewish people, many celebrate Chanukah with their own versions of the following recipes. Presented here are among my favorites …

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Lemonade Stands: Israeli Style


This summer, the older Lev LaLev girls are taking classes entitled “Building for Tomorrow” – which will teach them the skills they need to maneuver their lives into the future. You can also teach your kids a bit about the world of buying, selling, customer relations and event coordinating, while simultaneously doing a good deed …

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One of the best things about Israel…

…IS THE FOOD! Food or “Ochel”, as it is called in Hebrew, is one of the many cultural highlights of the Holy land. Israeli food is healthy, fresh and deliciously spiced. Whether it is a dish of traditional humus or the delectable aroma of a home cooked Shabbos meal, taste buds in Israel are rarely …

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