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Young Israelis Connect with Holocaust Survivors

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Young Israelis have become a ray of light for Holocaust survivors. Over 160,000 survivors living in Israel need to survive a different kind of death sentence – loneliness. Studies have shown that people who feel lonely have double the chance of dying every day. For most survivors in Israel, add loneliness to the trauma of…

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Joe’s Violin of Hope

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Every instrument has a story. From the hands of a Holocaust survivor in a displaced persons camp to the hands of a young girl who lived in the Bronx, Joseph’s violin certainly had a tale to tell. Joseph was born in Warsaw in 1923 and remembered playing violin as a child, in tune with his…

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Mile High Club for Marriage

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Couples in Israel are getting married later in life, and the percentage of people getting married overall has dropped by over 29% since two years ago. This sharp decrease is likely, or most definitely, due to the harsh and strict rulings of the Jewish Rabbinate, who still hold control over the marriage laws in Israel,…

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Birthright Connects History, Hi Tech and Humanity

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Wandering the streets in Tel Aviv are hundreds, if not thousands of tourists at any given time. These tourists are not just any tourists. They are groups of young Jews from across the world, most which have never been to Israel before, and have been chosen to join the ranks of Birthright. Birthright groups are…

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This Chanukah, Give Your Gelt to Good

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Three young Jews decided they were tired of getting tchotchkes for Chanukah, and are now inspiring people worldwide to use their ‘gelt’ for more than gifts. Donate the 8th is rallying Jews worldwide to host Chanukah gatherings and to choose a good cause to contribute to, instead of buying others useless gifts. The annual Donate…

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