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February 17th Shalom House – Hallelujah

The sun was shining, and energies were high as twenty survivors from Kiryat Haim arrived at the HHC Caesarea Villa for a Shalom House concert. It was an afternoon of new beginnings, celebrations, hallelujah choruses, and moving performances. Present at the event were two very special guests from Your People My People – Karen Gower and Amanda Harris – who have been supporting the Shalom House Project since the beginning, along with their two guests, Katie and Carolin.

February 10th Shalom House – Planted by Streams of Water

On February 10th, Israel celebrated Tu BiShvat, also known as the New Year of Trees. It is a Jewish custom that, on this day, Jews gather together to celebrate the fruit that has grown and plant trees with their families. Helping Hand Coalition celebrated this radiant day by inviting twenty survivors from Haifa to the HHC Caesarea Villa to enjoy music performed by local musicians and scrumptious food grown in the Land.

February 3rd Shalom House – Joyful Noise

Each week, groups of survivors of the Holocaust join Helping Hand Coalition at the HHC Caesarea Villa. While it takes time for some groups to allow their walls to come down, others arrive at the Villa with their arms open and feeling excited about the afternoon’s activities. This week, twenty survivors from Kiryat Haim joined Helping Hand Coalition for a concert event, and the celebrations began as soon as they stepped off the bus! It was a joyful Shalom House event that put a smile on everyone’s faces!

Kim-Reporter: Survivors from Haifa Visit Helping Hand Coalition

28.1.2020, Refugees from the Foundation of Holocaust Victims (Haifa, chairman of the board Alexander Volk) visited the association, “Helping Hand Coalition – HHC” at the HHC Caesarea Villa.

The co-founders of the association, Andre Gasiorowski and Bozena Gasiorowski – the director of the Shalom House Project – and the volunteers of the association warmly welcomed the elderly people who came from Haifa. They were also joined by guests from England, Germany, and a representative from the third generation of Holocaust survivors from Tel Aviv.

Maariv: International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Helping Hand Coalition, who helps thousands of survivors of the Holocaust, organized the event to mark this remembrance day and continues its extensive cultural activities, preserving the memory of the Holocaust and distributing groceries to survivors with a total value of over 10 million shekels.

“Live and Remember” – International Holocaust Remembrance Day

January 27th was the 75th anniversary of Auschwitz’s liberation along with the observance of International Holocaust Remembrance Day. The first event of this year, Helping Hand Coalition, invited more than 150 survivors of the Holocaust from Hadera, Netanya, Haifa, and surrounding cities to attend a memorial to the six million Jews murdered during the Holocaust. It was an emotional event that brought up past pains, but it also allowed the survivors to speak about the importance of remembering this horrific period in history.

Maariv: Representatives from 41 countries attend an event in Jerusalem to mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Representatives from 41 countries will attend an event in Jerusalem to mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Helping Hand Coalition will also be investing 10 million shekels towards helping the survivors, this year!
Helping Hand Coalition, which helps thousands of survivors of the Holocaust, will mark this year’s Memorial Day with an extensive cultural activity, preserving the memory of the Holocaust and will begin distributing this year’s support to survivors of the Holocaust across the country, worth over ten million shekels in total.

January 6th Shalom House – Happy New Year!

After three days of dark skies and more rain than most roofs in Israel can handle, on January 6th, the sun showed its face, and the skies once again became a glorious shade of blue. 2020 is a year of new beginnings, and to help us welcome in this new decade, seventeen survivors from Beit Cham, located in Haifa and led by Gala, came to the HHC Caesarea Villa for the first time.

Grapevine (GFN): About 550 survivors of the Holocaust and 150 visitors from around the world celebrated Hanukkah in the city of Tiberias

כ-550 ניצולי שואה וכ-150 תיירים מאסיה חגגו השבוע באירוע מרגש לקראת חג חנוכה בעיר טבריה ביוזמת עמותת יד לעזרה ישראל ו”אסיה פסיפיק” סדרת אירועים שמתקיימים החודש, מפגישים בין הניצולים המספרים את סיפורם […]