Pe’ula distributed $4,500. before Pesach. $2,260. was given to NATAL to train two hotline volunteers who help Israelis cope with rocket attacks and 2,240. was given to struggling families affected by terror.
Cheryl Mandel tells her inspirational story on behalf of the One Family Fund. “An Israeli Story of Overcoming Adversity”
Chery’s son Daniel was killed in battle while leading his unit into Shechem to capture wanted terrorists in April 2003. The One Family Fund was created as a response to the wave of susicide bombings that were taking place in Israel in the early 2000’s by Michal Belzberg, who was about to celebrate her Bat Mitzvah at the time of the Sbarro bombing.
On February 3, 2013, Pe’ula organised a pre-release screening of the highly acclaimed new Steven Spielberg movie Lincoln, starring Daniel Day-Lewis. The theatre was full and approximately $2000. was raised.
Here’s the response we got from Tamar Yonah, who spoke to Vicki Zanov, the mother of Avraham, a victim of terror (see earlier post for details) to whom we sent $2000, most of which was raised at our recent Girls Nite In function hosted by Chana Lerner Dear Leah, David couldn’t get on the computer he has been very busy lately, but he asked me to write you and tell […]
The funds raised at the Girls Nite In function were sent to Avraham Zanov, who was injured in a major attack on December 1 2001 on Ben Yehuda Street when he was 14 years old. There were many dead and wounded in the attack and he lost a few good friends that night. His parents, Vickie and Michael Zanov have 10 children and are struggling a great deal financially, especially […]
On behalf of the Maccabee Institute for Educational and Social Welfare and the terrorist victims that we were enabled to help because of your very generous gift, we thank you. Leah you and your friends are amazing !!! We wish to acknowledge your funding and thank you for partnering with us in these holy endeavors. So many of our people have paid with their lives and so many others have […]
B”H June 12, 2012 The Quest for the sympathy of the court? Yehudit Tayar Monday June 10 we met again at Opher Military Court to yet another of the endless heartrending trial hearings of the terror gang that murdered Asher and Yonatan Palmer HY”D on September 23, 2011, and of the terrorist who entered the car directly after the murders, and feeling around desecrated Asher’s body in order to steal […]
I finally got the opportunity to return home to Israel after 4 ½ long years. From the moment I waited in the Bangkok airport for the ELAL flight to board, I felt back home again- The security guy leaning over a music stand to record all the details of the boarding passengers. The flight attendants cooing over a 10- week- old baby and passing him from one hand to the […]
The Treatment of Trauma in Israeli Society As I enter the home of NATAL, the Israel Trauma Centre for Victims of Terror and War, located in central Tel Aviv, Ifat, the director of the Resource Development Unit, greets me as if we are old friends with a hug, a kiss and a warm smile. On the wall adjacent to the entrance to the building is a large mural of […]