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Saving Chaim

Thursday, August 26, 2010

The Big Brothers program started with a few loving adults getting together to make a difference in the lives of children from high-risk homes...

Letters: Thank You For All That You Do

Thursday, September 02, 2010

As always, it was great seeing you last week. Thank you so much for once again distributing the holiday funds for me...

“Give Us Half”

Sunday, September 05, 2010

It was only months from Mrs. Cohen’s* diagnosis until cancer triumphed over her weary body...

Saraleh’s Shoes

Monday, September 13, 2010

Picture tattered shoes. The cloth is dirty and threadbare. The soles are so worn that parts have simply ripped off...

Dreams Come True

Monday, September 20, 2010

Sharon’s* mother got out of jail a few months ago. Her father is still there...

Sukkot for Tali

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Her voice is flat. All emotion seems stamped out of it. Except weariness.“Milka, I don’t even have a piece of chicken for Sukkot...

"But We Need Help Now"

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Lital* was not accepted to a good high school. Lital was not accepted to any high school at all...

NEW PHOTO ESSAY!

Monday, October 04, 2010

Ever wonder what a day at the Yad Eliezer warehouse is really like?Check out our new photo essay and join in the fun! (Hey, is that your mom?)At The...

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...

The Keychain

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Aliza* was only twenty two. Her father, a prestigious university professor, and her mother, a comfortable homemaker, had earned their way into the elite upper echelons of Israeli society...

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...

Chanuka in the Hospital

Monday, November 29, 2010

Chanuka evokes crisp, cold nights glowing with candlelight and laughter. For other people. Not in the oncology department of Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital...

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...

The Cold of Winter

Thursday, January 27, 2011

The Jerusalem winter blew in on the sixth day of Chanuka this year. Up until then, sunny skies and balmy days had left many Israelis scratching their heads in confusion...

Feeling Like Every Kallah Should

Sunday, June 19, 2011

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

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