Mini-Gifts

The Highest Form of Charity… Self-help, or teaching a person to provide and care for herself and her family, may be one of the greatest forms of tzedakah (charity). Mini

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Sarit

When Virtual Mitzvah Becomes Reality… Sarit’s Bat Mitzvah is a double-pronged mitzvah affair. The daughter of determined parents who felt that it was of paramount importance to mark their youngest daughter’s

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Koby Mandell

Koby Mandell Foundation The Koby Mandell Foundation was created only two years ago, yet already it has touched so many shattered lives.  Created as a response to the brutal murders of 13-year-old Koby Mandell and

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JIB

Jewish Institute for the Blind Sporting events in complete silence except when goals are scored; is it possible? OK, maybe if you are talking about a tennis match or golf competition. But otherwise,

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Meitarim

Meitarim Raanana One knows that a school based on Jewish Pluralistic education is succeeding when the students who attend don’t know how or where their friends place themselves on the spectrum of Jewish observance. When

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Sar-El

Sar-El Volunteers in the IDF Josh surrounded by the Israeli madrichot [counselors] Baking in the hot summer sun. Sweating buckets while hauling boxes, fire extinguishers, ketchups, air conditioners,

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Israel Vocal Arts

Best Kept Secret in Town The Israel Vocal Arts Institute in Tel Aviv can best be described as “opera, netto!”. When Billy and Yemmi Strum took on the monumental task of

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MDA

Magen David Adom Volunteer carrying an oxygen tank Courtesy: Magen David Adom At the tender age of 26, Yochai P. is already a veteran volunteer. As a young teenager, Yochai

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Red Sea

Save the Red Sea Friends of the Earth Middle East (FoEME) needs your help. Israelis, Palestinians and Jordanians work together at FoEME to protect our common environment and create viable conditions

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Misgav

Walking for Women’s Health In the United States, races or marathons to raise awareness about health issues and funds for research have become common events. But in Israel, even talking about

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