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Growing Up In Boxes

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Dov Weisel grew up surrounded by boxes...

The Fight for Hope

Sunday, November 29, 2009

Yitzchak Weingott had been a teacher with three small children when cancer changed his life: “It was Erev Succot, 1993...

Thirteen-Year-Old Hero

Sunday, November 29, 2009

The Yad Eliezer family is made up of individuals of all ages and backgrounds. For example, take Yonah Lerner. He’s only thirteen years old...

What Would You Have Done?

Thursday, December 17, 2009

What would you have done? A neighbour knocked on the Weisel family’s door asking to borrow a bag of flour. Mrs...

A Purim Adventure

Sunday, February 14, 2010

Purim with Yad Eliezer is an adventure...

The Looks on Their Faces

Monday, February 15, 2010

I wish you could have seen the looks on their faces. Milka Benziman and Rabbi Yaacov Weisel are two of the most genuinely compassionate people I know...

Creative Charity

Sunday, February 21, 2010

When her son celebrated his bar mitzvah four years ago, Robin Treistman turned to Yad Eliezer for a different kind of help...

Shulamit’s Purim Miracle

Thursday, March 11, 2010

This Purim, the Yad Eliezer telephones were buzzing as matanos l’evyonim donations were phoned in from all around the globe...

The Greatest Gift of All

Monday, March 22, 2010

It was a beautiful March afternoon and 10-year-old David* was outside playing with his friends. They were getting ready for Purim...

Great Kids

Sunday, April 18, 2010

Yoni and Eli Schwartz had some pocket money. It was all theirs. They had earned it babysitting. They had plenty of good ideas about where their money could go...

Featured Community: Newton, Massachusetts

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

In September and October of 2009, Yad Eliezer had a hard decision to make. Several cities around the country had to be cut from the Yad Eliezer roster due to the recession...

How You Are Making a Difference: Feed-a-Baby

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Severe birth complications have left Sara* in a coma for the past three months. Her impoverished family would have been without recourse were it not for Yad Eliezer’s assistance...

The Poor Man in the Hallway

Monday, June 28, 2010

Dov Weisel is a modest man who runs from honor, but the truth is that he is the manager of Israel’s largest anti-poverty organization...

Touching the Kotel From Far Away

Thursday, July 08, 2010

The Kotel looms large and golden above you. You reach out your hand to touch the stones. Soft vibrancy runs through your body. You are touching the history of your people...

Hunger of the Spirit

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

When financial straits forced Yad Eliezer to consider closing the Big Brothers and Big Sisters program in 1999, word got around to Rav Chaim Kanievski...

Volunteering at the Yad Eliezer Warehouse

Sunday, August 15, 2010

It was a bright and sunny day. A cool breeze swept along our cheeks as my brother Yona and I approached the huge double doors of the Yad Eliezer warehouse...

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