Israel Charity, Did it start with Avraham?

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Shabbat Shalom. In the Torah portion this week we are introduced to Avraham as a man of divine faith. G-d tells Avraham to leave his native land (Mesopotamia) and his fathers house and that Hashem himself would show him the way to a new land. In popular vernacular we might say Avraham was asked to …

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A GPS for Life (Good, Positive, Suggestions) for 5778

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 Cultivate friendships by giving spiritually, materially, and lovingly to others  Focus on helping others as an antidote to our own negative feelings  We inspire others to do good by the good that WE do  The best way to influence others is by setting a good example ourselves  When we give …

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Self Improvement- A Yom Kippur Thought

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A high school boy from the Bronx stabbed two of his classmates and instead of focusing on what the seventeen-year-old did, the media “Justified” the violence as a response to bullying. Bullying is very bad. Nonetheless, we are all responsible for our own actions. Over the years haven’t we all been bullied by teachers, bosses, …

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Israelis Helping those in Need

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Israelis and Jews the world over are providing support in Texas to heal hearts and homes. How remarkable! (Lets pray that Florida will be spared. Please see article in todays IsraelAm about one of our therapists who led a team to Houston. https://www.israel21c.org/israeli-aid-pours-into-texas-to-heal-hearts-and-homes/ Our girls at Lev Lalev know what its like to be displaced …

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We remember and we pray for a peaceful future

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Today is the 45th anniversary of the Munich Massacre, in which terrorists murdered 11 Israeli athletes during the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich. It’s a day for us to remember that they were murdered simply because they were Jewish. Today anti-Semitism persists. It is our hope that hatred will subside and that people will learn …

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