Sukkot, the Feast of Tabernacles, is an eight-day holiday that brings people from around the world to celebrate the feast in the Land of Israel. Most congregate to Jerusalem, where sukkahs fill the streets; however, this year, the real festivities took place in Poriya Illit, located near Tiberias!
Maariv: Thousands of Food Baskets Distributed During the Holidays
Thousands of food baskets and grocery vouchers have been distributed to survivors of the Holocaust across the country before Rosh HaShanah and the Jewish holidays by Helping Hand Coalition activists and volunteers.
Kolhair: Rosh Hashanah Food Basket Distribution in Jerusalem
Aid organizations across the city are reporting an increase in demand from struggling families – this year, thousands of food baskets will be distributed for New Year’s Eve. The NGOs appeal to Jerusalemites to contribute as much as they can.
ZMZ: Make a Happy Holiday for Survivors
Thousands of food baskets and shopping notes have been distributed to survivors of the Holocaust across the country for the New Year and holidays by Helping Hand Coalition Israel activists and volunteers, in Mevaseret Zion, in the surrounding communities, and throughout the country.
ZMZ: Let Them See Well
Thousands of glasses were distributed as gifts to adult survivors of the Holocaust across the country by Helping Hand Coalition activists and volunteers * Among recipients: survivors from Mevaseret Zion and the surrounding area
JPost: HELPING HAND ORG. DISTRIBUTES EYEGLASSES FOR SURVIVORS OF THE HOLOCAUST
Thousands of pairs of eyeglasses were distributed to elderly survivors of the Holocaust throughout the country as gifts by volunteers of Helping Hand Coalition (Yad Ezra in Israel).
Maariv: Helping Hand Coalition Expands its Activities for Survivors of the Holocaust Around Israel
Thousands of survivors of the Holocaust visit a prestigious villa in Caesarea every month and participate in cultural, workshops and music activities there and throughout the country, in addition to warm countries and humanitarian aid offered to them by the personal people involved in the Israeli system.
Getting to Know You – Dental Treatment Project – Shalom House July 24th
Six years ago, The Dental Treatment Project was born and focuses on bringing dental aid to survivors in need. Partnering with Jewish Voice International, an organization stationed in Arizona, USA, Helping Hand Coalition has helped hundreds of survivors receive financial assistance for major dental work! On July 24th, HHC hosted a concert event for Holocaust survivors living in Or Akiva who participated in the Dental Treatment Project, so they could meet and get to know those involved in creating the project on a deeper level. It was a joyous afternoon, full of smiles and new friendships.
Mevaseret: Beauty for Ashes
Artists from around the world give their works to survivors of the Holocaust.
A unique and heart-warming project is currently taking place across Israel, initiated by the Helping Hand Coalition.
Polish-Israeli Relations: Grappling with the Past and Forging the Future
Before the establishment of the state of Israel, Poland has played a crucial role in its politics, culture, lifestyle, and history. The first prime minister, David Ben-Gurion, was Polish-born; and in 1989 […]
Blessed Through You – Shalom House July 8th
As HHC begins to slow down for Israel’s hot summer, on July 8th we hosted a small group of thirteen survivors from Survivors of Nazism, located in Hadera. Bozena Gasiorowski welcomed everyone to the villa and shared her excitement for the day’s musical talents — Alyosha & Jody Ryabinov, David Forman, Claudia, and Dagi — to perform.
SNN: Polish-Israeli Relations
Dr. Andre Gasiorowski took part in the first round table workshop on improving relations between Poland and Israel on Monday, July 1 “Israel and Poland are interested and have to overcome the misunderstandings to reach agreements and upgrade diplomatic relations between them,” says Dr. Andre Gasiorowski, Chairman of Yad La’Aza L’Israel Forum, following a round table workshop on improving relations between Poland and Israel at the Daniel Abraham Center for Strategic Dialogue at Netanya Academic College.