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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...

Tears of Joy

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Asking for help isn’t easy. It’s even harder when you know that the answer might be no...

Feeling Like Every Kallah Should

Sunday, June 19, 2011

7 weeks have gone by since our engagement, it feels like eternity.....

The Happiest Day of my Life

Monday, September 12, 2011

I am getting married... Today.Its 6:00 am, I'm staring at my ceiling, my eyes won’t shut, they haven’t the whole night...

A Peek Inside: Adopt-A-Wedding

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

My second day at Yad Eliezer...

A Closer Look: Adopt-A-Wedding

Thursday, July 12, 2012

It's interesting, walking around Yad Eliezer it's often hard to guess who is a donor, who works here, who is here to get help and who is volunteering. Mrs...

A Great Way to Start the Day

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

I had heard bits and pieces about the Adopt-a-Wedding project from Milka, who told me that she used to prepare the techina for the weddings, but for the full story I figured that I should...

Wiping Away her Tears

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

At 12:15 pm Rachel walked in to Yad Eliezer and sat down with Milka and Rabbi Dov Weizel, the director. The tears came before the words...

Winning the Wedding Lottery

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

“It was the night before the wedding. The groom knew that the financial situation was bad, but his parents tried valiantly to protect him from the stark facts...

Twice orphaned bride has a new beginning

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Goldi’s mother passed away when she was two. She was adopted by an aunt and uncle who raised her together with their own children...

Take A Seat

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Sara’s parents were very dedicated, spiritual and driven people. They left their families, their cultures and their hometown to follow the truth and live as Jews...

Mazal tov, and thank you for sharing their simcha!

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Recently I was in the Yad Eliezer office when a young woman came in alone and asked if we might be able to help her...

The groom with holes in his shoes

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Part of what makes Yad Eliezer such an amazing organization is our nationwide network of volunteers...

Back to Life

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

The haggadahs have been read, the matza has been eaten, the special dishes have been packed away...

Two Words

Thursday, May 31, 2018

“Thank” and “you” are two simple words on their own. But when paired together and said with sincerity, they’re pretty meaningful...even powerful...

A North Carolina Tzedakah Box

Thursday, November 08, 2018

The tzedakah box (charity box, or "pushka") is among the most quintessential Judaica items found in Jewish households worldwide. Some homes have one, some, several...

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