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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...

Feeling Their Pain

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Working at Yad Eliezer I hear a lot of heartbreaking stories...

A Tzedakah Extremist

Thursday, August 02, 2012

I’ve met all kinds of extremists in my life: political extremists, religious extremists, environmental extremists, but I must say, I was surprised to meet a tzedaka extremist...

Creating Miracles

Monday, March 18, 2013

"Mommy, are we going to have meat on Pesach? Last pesach we ate meat...

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...

A Better Future for a Widow and Orphans

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Chana was sitting on the beach of the Kinneret with her children on a family vacation when a huge wave rushed over her and overtook her. Chana did not know how to swim...

Purim is coming!

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

As Purim approaches, the preparations begin: costumes, shaloch manos, meal arrangements and more. At Yad Eliezer, preparations of a different sort have begun...

Emotional Earthquake

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

A few months ago in southern Israel a 39 year old mother of four woke up. Her husband didn't.Immediately their lives were transformed forever...

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...

A widow's plea

Wednesday, June 01, 2016

When Nechama’s husband passed away, the whole community offered comfort and support...

To whom can she turn?

Wednesday, November 02, 2016

When Nechama’s husband passed away, the whole community offered comfort and support...

Back to Life

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

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

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...

Seeing and Helping Beyond the Obvious

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

There are so many special things about Yad Eliezer.  I won't write about all of them right now; there are just too many and they would make this blog way too long...

The Importance of Thinking Small

Sunday, February 17, 2019

This week we get treated to a mini holiday of sorts-Purim Kattan, the "Little Purim" of the Jewish calendar...

And...We're Back

Monday, April 29, 2019

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

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