Category: Israel

GAiN Germany Makes History in Israel!

For the first time in history, German licensed trucks, sponsored and organized by GAiN Germany, carrying containers of humanitarian aid, were driven into Israel to bless the people and celebrate fifteen years of partnership with Helping Hand Coalition. 

Shalom House – A Magnificent Concert by Italian Cellist and Israeli Pianist

The Shalom House Project is frequently blessed with virtuoso artists, but none compare to the incredible duo who performed on July 28th for thirty-six survivors of the Holocaust from Netanya, led by Rita Liberman. Filling Helping Hand Coalition’s headquarters with beautiful, harmonious music, Italian cellist Eliana Miraglia, and Israeli pianist Yochanan Nerel, poured “delight and joy” into the survivors’ hearts with an unforgettable concert.

The Fabulous Equinox Orchestra Performs for the Survivors of the Holocaust in Tel Aviv

Pour yourselves a glass of sweet tea and get out your dancing shoes because The Fabulous Equinox Orchestra from Georgia, USA, has arrived in Israel! 

Gathering at the Hotel Gilgal in Tel Aviv on July 13th, one hundred and fifty survivors of the Holocaust from Lod and Netanya were the first to hear The Fabulous Equinox Orchestra during their eight-day tour through the Holy Land. The event, organized by Helping Hand Coalition and Lori Lowenhar, was a memorable night of jubilation and laughter.

Shalom House – Reconciliation Through Art

This week consisted of two Shalom House events! With more artwork to gift to the survivors, Jörn Lange and his group, Artists for Holocaust Survivors, returned for one more event. Opening Helping Hand Coalition’s headquarters to thirty-five survivors from the Foundation of Holocaust Victims based in Haifa and led by Margarita, July 12th was an afternoon of reuniting with friends and drawing closer through the reconciliation of art! 

Shalom House – Heart to Heart

Art has the power to transfer meaning from the hands of the painter into the heart of the beholder. On July 11th, Helping Hand Coalition opened its headquarters to an exhibition of artwork from all over the world. Welcoming back the Artists for Holocaust Survivors, led by Jörn Lange, and twenty-six survivors from Rishon LeZion, led by Evgenia Tzofim, it was an afternoon of impacting moments and heartfelt connection. 

Beit Reches Club Bat Mitzvah, Pardes-Hana – Step into Adulthood

All over the world, Jewish boys and girls observe their first steps into adulthood with a bar/bat mitzvah; however, not every family has the money to celebrate this special occasion with a party. On July 13th, the Beit Reches Club (מועדונית בית רכס) for children at risk in Pardes-Hana Karkur hosted an elaborate bat mitzvah for five girls — Aline, Sonia, Nicole, Noa, and Jasmine. Helping Hand Coalition sponsored the catering and attended the event with a message to the young women. 

Shalom House – Friendship

There is no greater gift than the gift of friendship. On June 23rd, eighteen survivors of the Holocaust from Netanya and guests from the United States and Israel arrived at Helping Hand Coalition’s headquarters for a Shalom House event.

Shalom House – One Lev

Every Shalom House event hosted at Helping Hand Coalition’s Caesarea Headquarters is a unique occasion, and June 6th was no exception! At one o’clock, thirty-four survivors of the Holocaust arrived from Rishon […]