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We me Hezi at a bar mitzvah event that we recently sponsored for terror victims. Hezi agreed to be interviewed by Barry and share his personal story with us.

 

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Over the last few months, we have partnered with a children's village in the north of Israel for a special project. The village houses about 70 children who have been removed from their homes due to difficult circumstances such as abuse, violence, and neglect. In the village the children receive loving and caring treatment, but they still face the challenge of being removed from their homes. 

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Sooner or later in life, there comes a day when we have to say goodbye to our beloved parents, and we feel a need to fill the void that was left by preserving their memory. Recently Batya got to do just that.

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Recently, Barry and a team from VFI went to visit Beit Vax, a center for the elderly and retired. A few months ago Vision for Israel donated 10 complete computer systems to the center for the elderly to use. Ariel, one of our team members, said: "A lovely team met us at the place. . . . The cooperation was wonderful. The manager told Barry about the importance of the computers for the elderly and noted how the computers help them stay connected to the wide world, to the grandchildren and the vast information that is available on the Web."

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The childhood innocence of Holocaust survivors was taken away from them and replaced with terrible and traumatic experiences. It's important for us to give them as many moments of joy and happiness as possible, to make up for the deprivation they encountered as children and to give them a break from their daily worries and difficulties.

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When Holocaust survivors arrive in Israel, they have already experienced horrendous horrors from the war, having been robbed of a sense of childhood and often having lost their relatives. They hope for peace and rest, to start a new life that will be painless and without need. Unfortunately, coping with the past never ends, and many of the survivors suffer from emotional difficulties, medical problems, and great financial burdens in their old age. Winter is especially challenging, and the elderly suffer much from the cold.

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No one with any sense of compassion is able to ignore the unbearable situation in Syria that has been going on for more than six years. Innocent children and citizens are living in fear and complete helplessness as they face destruction and the ongoing war.

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"Don't thank us all the time for hosting you. For Nechama and I, it's simply a great pleasure to have you in our home, especially the Bar and Bat Mitzvah children who are celebrating this special day. Bar/Bat Mitzvah is a very important ritual in the Jewish tradition. It is the moment that we take upon ourselves the yoke of mitzvot, transferring from the world of childhood to the world of adulthood..."

These were the opening words of Israel's President, Mr. Reuven Rivlin, at the Bar/Bat Mitzvah ceremony that was held in part at the President's house last week.

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Recently, an absorption center in the south of Israel received 22 families who were new immigrants. These families finished their journey from Ethiopia to Israel, and now they are beginning a new journey—being absorbed into the Israeli culture. For them, this is a dream come true after years of waiting in Ethiopia. The absorption center is welcoming the immigrants by directing them with the help of a professional team. Along with the families came 63 children who are making their way into the Israeli education system.

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Vision for Israel recently sponsored a Hanukkah celebration for terror victims. See below to read what Batya thought of the event.

 

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