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Ofek Israeli means “Israeli horizon” and is the name of the coordinating body for Jewish Aliyah efforts and initiatives. Since the Israeli government seeks to maximize its resources for the greatest impact possible, Ofek was created to...
The 12th annual Festival of Tolerance in St. Petersburg, Russia was yet again a great success. ICEJ Russia and our longtime partner in the Jewish Community, the “Eva Foundation”, organized this event to raise awareness of the Holocaust....
Then Samuel took a stone and set it up between Mizpah and Shen, and called its name Ebenezer, saying, “Thus far the LORD has helped us.” (Sam 7:12) Ebenezer means “stone of help” and was set up by Samuel as a marker and...
“When I was in the children’s home, I had nowhere to visit on Shabbat. Sometimes I would go to my sister, but it wasn’t always pleasant for me to be there and to be a burden on her with her own children and husband. So, on Shabbat...
Leonit knew tremendous sadness in his young life. He told Homecare that until he met his wife, he had never known that love and joy could be his. He was born in Belarus, the fifth child of his Jewish parents. When war came, his mother fled with him...
On a grand adventure to Ireland this fall, ICEJ’s Haifa Home Director Yudit Setz accompanied Judith Rosenzweig, one of our Haifa Home residents, to share her story of the Holocaust. From a Jewish school in Dublin to a synagogue in Belfast,...
Haifa has been our home for three months now, and we are living very close to the Haifa Home (for Holocaust Survivors). This gives us more opportunities to share in the daily lives of the residents, understand their needs and the needs of the home...
Celebrating 100 years of life is quite an accomplishment, especially a life which endured through the unbelievable pain and sorrow of the Holocaust. Shoshana, a resident of the ICEJ Haifa Home for Holocaust Survivors, recently celebrated her 100th...
True beauty endures over time and continues to shine, regardless of the situation. This is the beauty displayed by residents of ICEJ’s Haifa Home for Holocaust Survivors, and every year this timeless beauty is celebrated at “Miss...
At Kibbutz Nachal Oz, right on the restive Gaza border, the ICEJ’s Aid Team visited a chapter of an elite volunteer unit, which serves as tactical support for Israel’s police and Border Police forces. The ICEJ has supported these...

 

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