CONGRATULATIONS RUNNERS: Jerusalem Winner Marathon

Today’s event included several tracks – marathon (42.2 km), half-marathon (21.1 km), 10 km race, competitive 5 km race, popular 5 km race, family 1.7km race and an 800 m community race. This is one of Israel’s largest marathons, with 25,000 participants of which hundreds are elite runners and runners from abroad. […]

“Obviously I love being able to help people. That’s why I think anybody joins United Hatzalah to be able to help people. I love having the knowledge under my belt as a mother, as a community member in case I ever need it or am called upon to be able to help my own children or other people’s children or other community members.”

– Miriam Ballin, United Hatzalah Volunteer in Jerusalem

?? WELCOME HOME: Mazal tov to the 26 new Olim (Immigration of Jews to #Israel) who arrived last week!

They hail from: Florida, Washington, New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Illinois, Missouri, Wisconsin, and Quebec! And they are headed to: Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Bet Shemesh, Ramat Gan, Ofakim, Nes Tziona, Modiin, Ma’alot, Kibbutz Sde Eliyahu, Kibbutz Ramat Yochanan, Haifa, and Emmanuel.  Give them a big, warm welcome home! #LiveLoveIsrael #MakeItHome […]

Once upon time, a girl from tropical #Florida decided to move to the arid #Negev desert of Israel to fulfill her dream of living a Jewish life on a#kibbutz with her children.

Once upon time, a girl from tropical #Florida decided to move to the arid #Negev desert of Israel to fulfill her dream of living a Jewish life on a#kibbutz with her children. She quit her job, sold her mini-van, rented her home and, with the help of Nefesh B’Nefesh, made #Aliyah. She […]

THE LONE SOLDIER CENTER: Where No Soldier is Ever Alone

The Lone Soldier Center assists soldiers before, during and after their service in the Israeli Defense Forces. The center was established in memory of Michael Levin Z”L. Michael was a 21 year old lone soldier from Philadelphia who died fighting for his Country. Michael’s memory and courage lives on through […]

BLEV ECHAD: “High spirits contribute to a person’s ability to heal from serious illness”.

B’Lev Echad’s mission is to bring happiness to thousands of sick individuals and their families with pride and excellence. On a daily basis, B’lev Echad cheers up sick patients and their families in Jerusalem. B’Lev Echad is the only organization that brings joy in such proportions – With positive attitudes, […]

THE BAT MITZVAH GIRL THAT GIVES BACK: Knock Knock Give A Sock

Meet Josie Jakubovic. Josie collected over 230 pairs for Knock Knock Give A Sock for her Bat Mitzvah at her school, Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy. Knock Knock Give A Sock is a college-started initiative dedicated to collecting socks for those in need, and getting communities to work together to help those […]

The Hebrew Free Burial Association: Dedicated to the principle that every Jewish person is entitled to a Jewish Burial

Photographed here are Frisch Yeshiva students maintaining the grounds at Silver Lake Cemetery. The Frisch School is amongst other schools and volunteers that contribute to this wonderful organization. From a proper Jewish burial to Yartzeit reminders as well as Kaddish services, Hebrew Free Burial Association has provided our community with […]

MEOR

MEOR’s Comprehensive Strategy Focus on students attending America’s leading academic campuses with large Jewish populations. Identify students with promising leadership qualities. Provide leadership development and text-based learning commensurate with the sophistication of these students. Augment campus-based study with learning-oriented trips to Israel. Encourage and support students individually on campus and […]