Each week Helping Hand Coalition hosts a Shalom House event for the survivors of the Holocaust, joy is shared, life is celebrated, and hope is restored.
On November 4th, Helping Hand Coalition welcomed twenty ghetto survivors from Helping Hand Global Forum Hadera, an organization of Ghetto survivors, to its headquarters for a Shalom House event.
October 25th was another stunning day in Caesarea as twenty-two survivors of the Holocaust arrived at Helping Hand Coalition’s headquarters for a Shalom House.
Helping Hand Coalition reopens its headquarters in hopes to reacquaint and build stronger relationships with the local survivors living in Or Akiva.
On July 12th, twenty-eight survivors of the Holocaust from Hadera traveled to Caesarea for a welcoming ceremony as they became the newest members of Helping Hand Global Forum.
June 23rd was a morning of love and wonder as representatives from Helping Hand Coalition and survivors of the Holocaust gathered in Hadera for a Shalom House concert.
On June 20th, in a community center in Or Akiva, a new type of Shalom House event was birthed.
As the threat of Coronavirus dissipates, Helping Hand Coalition contacted Mila Fleitman, leader of Children of the War in Netanya, to hear an update on the survivors and learn more about the Shalom House events they have begun attending now the restrictions are lifted.
COVID-19 has been difficult for people all over the world, especially for the elderly; nevertheless, after a year apart, no one had forgotten the melody of love!
There is nothing quite like visiting survivors of the Holocaust and watching their larger-than-life outlook illuminate a room. On June 4th, just before the start of Shabbat, Bozena Gasiorowski and Rita Tager — representatives from Helping Hand Coalition — along with Lena — from the local municipality — traveled to Or Akiva to attend a Shalom House event hosted by Sofia, leader of Beit Ham.
After more than a year of irregular meetings due to the pandemic and recent war conflict, May 26th was a night for celebration and community.
The Shalom House Project hits the road! After months of cancelled events and a nationwide lockdown, it was a thrill to gather in small groups with the survivors of the Holocaust and celebrate life amid this season of Covid-19. With strict restrictions in place to prevent the virus’ spread, the team travelled to hostels and a meeting hall to perform, share, gift, commemorate, encourage, and celebrate with the survivors.