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Chances of a Lifetime


She told me she wanted to die. Standing at the curb, all it would take was one step into the flow of cars a few feet away. Just one foot off the curb,…..then…. SMASH. The sound of twisting metal and bursting glass snapped her out of her trance. She stared at the car that had …

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A Joyous New Year For All


Donate now, end 2011 and start 2012 on a great note! Join hands with Lev LaLev, you can make a difference in the lives of these girls! Thank you so much for all your support over the past year! Happy New Year!

In 2012, Remember: Nobody’s Perfect


This may come as a surprise to a lot of people – especially my mother – but I have to admit that I’m not perfect. At this moment, breakfast dishes are soaking in my kitchen sink (yuck) and there’s a laundry basket filled with socks waiting for their designated partner, some of which have probably …

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Countdown to Rosh Hashana: Glancing Back to Look Ahead

One thing about Jewish holidays is that they are either early or late, but never on time. (Sound familiar?  About the late part I mean.) Not that this will change things, but I’m thinking it seems pretty unanimous that this year’s timing of these holy days is the best. During August, we were busy with starting …

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Teshuvah, Tefillah u’Tzedakah maavirin es ro’a hagezeiroh – Repentance, Prayer and Charity remove the evil of the decree!

The High Holidays are fast approaching and we wanted to take this opportunity to give back. We want you, our family, and all of your loved ones, to be signed and sealed for an exceptional year. As we say in the Holiday prayers, “repentance, prayer and charity” avert evil and bring the good. The Hebrew terms …

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I Feel the Earth Move Under my Feet…

Sitting in the Lev LaLev offices in Monsey, New York this afternoon we were all working away when I started to feel like the building was shaking slightly. I thought it was just a large truck passing so did not think much of it, until it didn’t stop after about 10 seconds. I turned to …

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Happy New Year!

The snow is falling here in Monsey as we say goodbye to 2009 and usher in 2010. The new year always means a nice fresh start.  We have the proverbial “clean slate”. We make resolutions, plan to do better, apologize for our mistakes, and try to move on from our short comings. For everyone, the …

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