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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...

Guest Blog: The Value of Some Serious Box-Packing

Monday, August 20, 2012

In recent months, I’ve been thinking about how I can help my children learn values of giving and communal responsibility...

A Happy Ending

Saturday, August 25, 2012

I little over a month ago I was asked to translate the following letter. My heart broke for the family that would be struggling to rebuild from the ashes- literally...

Thank You for an Incredible Chag!

Sunday, October 28, 2012

These past High Holidays, with your generous help Yad Eliezer was able to make a tremendous difference to the poor families of Israel...

Poverty in Israel- The Latest Statistics

Tuesday, November 06, 2012

In 2010, Israel became a member of the OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development), the world’s largest international organization for developed countries...

Milka the Tooth Fairy

Sunday, November 18, 2012

In the previous blog, I brought some statistics on poverty levels in Israel...

Yad Eliezer On the Front Lines

Sunday, November 25, 2012

As news of the ceasefire was going to press residents of southern Israel were still unsure of their footing...

The Tooth-Fairy Returns

Sunday, December 02, 2012

One more short story about dental work. At one point Yad Eliezer was contacted by Hadassa Hospital’s dental hygienist school...

Wheel of Fortune

Sunday, December 09, 2012

Ya’akov was basically a happy family man. He worked, spent time with his family, and was a regular donor to Yad Eliezer. But you never know where life will take you...

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...

Gal Arav Visits Yad Eliezer

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Close to a million dollars worth of food is donated to Yad Eliezer each year. Most of it is collected by kids and teens in their neighborhoods and arrives at the warehouse in huge crates...

Creating Miracles

Monday, March 18, 2013

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

Full Circle

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

A group of young ladies came to the warehouse recently to volunteer, but had no idea what was waiting for them...

A Lifelong Dream

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

Miriam started studying for a masters in family counseling, a lifelong dream...

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...

Let Us Rebuild

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Ahuva is eighteen years old. She is a smart and sweet young lady who works hard and gets good grades. You would never know what she faces when she comes home each day...

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