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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...

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...

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...

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...

The Audit

Tuesday, November 02, 2010

It was just a standard audit. Every charity is legally obligated to have one every few years. But in Israel, even a standard audit can be nerve-racking...

How to Make a Ten-Year-Old Smile

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Remember Robin Treistman? She’s the one whose creative charity projects made her kids’ bar and bat mitzvah parties such a splash...

A Chanuka Story

Monday, December 06, 2010

It was the seventh day of Chanuka 2009. Throughout Israel, men and women would be leaving work in just a few hours to rush home and light Chanuka candles...

One Good Turn Deserves Another

Friday, January 07, 2011

Ram Oren* had a wife, kids, and a stable job. He worked at a toy factory near his home in Gush Katif. Ram had never heard of Yad Eliezer, and hadn’t needed to...

A mother's voice

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Dear Jewish Community in America,First of all, I am writing to express my thanks for your tefillah, numerous rockets have fallen all over Israel with very few injuries and that is in no...

A message from Morris (Moshe) Smith

Thursday, July 24, 2014

I HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO SPEND TODAY IN THE SOUTHERN PART OF ISRAEL WITH A GROUP OF VOLUNTEERS FROM YAD ELIEZER TO DISTRIBUTE 2000 FOOD PACKAGES TO OUR SOLDIERS IN VARIOUS BASES AND I...

Yad Eliezer has lost a dear friend

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

At only 21 years old, Barkai was among the dedicated volunteers and supporters of Yad Eliezer...

How would you prepare for Yom Tov if you had 15,000 children?

Sunday, October 05, 2014

Your next son will be home from Yeshiva with the ravenous appetite of a growing boy. Your teenage daughter has grown surprisingly tall over the summer and needs almost a whole new wardrobe...

Warmth in the Cold

Monday, December 15, 2014

Help us distribute winter blankets, children's winter coats and radiators for Israeli families in need Born in Poland before WWII Yehudis was surrounded her warm and prestigious...

How can we possibly thank them?

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Help us provide food vouchers and monetary assistance to IDF soldiers to help them celebrate the holidays with joy A few years ago one of Yad Eliezer's volunteers heard from an IDF...

Who will win?

Monday, October 19, 2015

Make a donation for widows and orphans in israel Less than two months ago Rabbi Nehemia Lavi and his students from Yeshivat Ateret Kohanim arrived at Yad Eliezer's warehouse and packed...

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