Hope, joy, and love filled the HHC Caesarea Villa on January 13th as twenty survivors from Beit Cham, based in Haifa, returned to Caesarea for another Shalom House event. As the survivors’ bus arrived, hugs and kisses were given in greeting. Everyone was full of jubilation as though last week’s event was not enough for the members of Beit Cham, and they wanted more!
After three days of dark skies and more rain than most roofs in Israel can handle, on January 6th, the sun showed its face, and the skies once again became a glorious shade of blue. 2020 is a year of new beginnings, and to help us welcome in this new decade, seventeen survivors from Beit Cham, located in Haifa and led by Gala, came to the HHC Caesarea Villa for the first time.
Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, is quickly approaching. In festive spirits, a group of twenty of survivors from the Belarusian Refugee Community, based in Netanya and led by Jenia, came to the HHC Caesarea Villa for an afternoon of music, stories, community, and joy.
On December 9th, the sky roared, and its gates were opened as rain poured onto the earth, flooding the roads and hydrating the plants. With a chill in the air, twenty survivors from Survivors of Nazism, based in Netanya, braved the cold front to come to the HHC Caesarea Villa and attend a Shalom House concert event, where they listened to good music and met new people.
Today, November 25th, we celebrated Alyosha Ryabinov’s birthday at the Caesarea Villa. Joining in with the celebration were Alyosha and Jody’s German friend, Claudia, and her 93-year-old mother, Christa, and eighteen survivors from Survivors of Nazism, based in Netanya.
Outstanding opera singers. Heart-warming children’s choir. Phenomenal musicians. The international art festival Jerusalem Lights made its Israel debut, last week, and performed for the survivors of the Holocaust at a Shalom House event. Hosted by Helping Hand Coalition, the evening received high praise after the array of talent wowed the audience with a magnificent concert performance!
At a time of uncertainty and unrest, countries need to support one another. On November 14th, forty people from around the world came to the Caesarea Villa to spend time with survivors of the Holocaust and bless the land of Israel. Radiant Israel sponsored the concert event, while Don and Marta Patten were the hosts.
On November 13th, as rockets were still being fired into Israel from Gaza, thirty survivors from Pardes Hana and Katzir arrived at the Caesarea Villa for a Shalom House event unlike any other.
Today, November 11th, a concert styled Shalom House was hosted at the Caesarea Villa. Fifteen survivors from a hostel in Hadera, led by Tova, were welcomed with opened arms, though it took time for the group to reciprocate the hosts’ warmth.
At one-thirty on Friday, November 8th, the Caesarea Villa was filled with music as Alyosha Ryabinov began to play mesmerizing tunes on the grand piano. Joining Helping Hand Coalition for this concert event were fifteen survivors from Survivors of Nazism, based in Netanya, and thirteen special guests from Abraham Ministries, led by Werner and Regula Woiwode.
Traveling half-way around the world, from a city called Morro Bay, five individuals arrived in Israel to serve the Jewish people and the survivors of the Holocaust. Their first stop, Caesarea. Guided through Israel by Don Patten and his wife, Marta, the group had the chance to take […]
On October 23rd, ten people began a “journey of redemption” that would take them from death to life. Hosted by Radiant Israel and led by Dr.Howard and Janet Morgan, the tour started in Poland, where they spent five days attending a conference and touring Auschwitz-Birkenau. From the ashes of the death camps, the group flew to Israel to witness the ‘glory’ of the Land.