Shoes for Passover

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Each year we raise funds to ensure that the orphans and disadvantaged girls in Israel have new shoes and holiday dresses. What a mitzvah! By giving these girls a new Yom Tov wardrobe we are boosting their self- esteem. When you respond to this campaign your Israel charity gives each of our girls confidence and …

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Our precious children

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There is naturally heightened sensitivity to the senseless killings of students. I am reminded of a horrific incident which occurred in May 1974 in Israel. One hundred and fifteen Israeliā€™s were held hostage in the Netiv Meir Elementary School in Maalot. During the two-day standoff twenty-five people were killed and sixty-eight more were injured- twenty-two …

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SHAKEN

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Another school shooting! Young innocent students dead and injured; more trauma and more pain. The mental state of shooters is so very disturbing. While there may be no single reason for these extreme acts of violence much more attention must be paid to addressing the issues of mental illness. In Israel at Lev Lalev we …

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