Tag Archive: terrorism

Chazak, Chazak, Let us Be Strong

Dear Friends, We at Lev Lalev Orphanage and Children’s Home express our deepest sorrow for the murder of innocent people in Paris last week. We fervently pray that the madness that has engulfed the world will end immediately. As the prophet Yirmiyahu proclaimed over 3,000 years ago, Lo Yisa Goy El Goy Cherev-Lo Yimadu old …

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Dahlia

The news in Israel is scary. The numbers of incidents have increased, the death toll is rising, and innocent people are being murdered. Dahlia Lemkos was stabbed to death Monday in Alon Shvut not far from her home in Tekoa, Israel. My friend Sherri Mandell whose son Koby was murdered in a cave behind his …

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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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Horror, Heartache and the Eternal Spirit of Survival

Gunther left, Werner right

I always look forward to posting here as an opportunity to focus on how our partnership is achieving extraordinary things for our girls each day.  But as happy as I am to be with you, my heart is heavy from the news of the murders in Toulouse, France. A teacher, his two children, ages 3 …

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