Sukkot, the Feast of Tabernacles, is an eight-day holiday that brings people from around the world to celebrate the feast in the Land of Israel. Most congregate to Jerusalem, where sukkahs fill the streets; however, this year, the real festivities took place in Poriya Illit, located near Tiberias!
Thousands of food baskets and grocery vouchers have been distributed to survivors of the Holocaust across the country before Rosh HaShanah and the Jewish holidays by Helping Hand Coalition activists and volunteers.
October 10th, 2019 – In one of Hadera’s elderly hostels, fun and exciting fitness lessons have been happening twice a week. Fitness is very important to the elderly. Moving and exercising helps them to keep in good shape. Knowing this, Helping Hand Coalition for Israel (עמותת יד לעזרה […]
October 8th, 2019 – Fall high holidays continue in Israel. Just before the most holy day of Yom Kippur (the Day of Atonement) more Holocaust survivors in Rehovot, Rishon LeZion, Kyriat Gat, Petach Tikva and Holon received financial help in the form of holiday gift grocery cards. The […]
October 2nd, 2019 – Thanks to the generosity of C4I Germany and Jewish Voice International USA, over 200 victims of the Holocaust and Ghetto Survivors from the Beit Shemesh area have been blessed with gift grocery cards for Holiday shopping. The cards will be distributed all throughout the […]
October 1st, 2019 – Many disabled individuals and families in need from Ashdod and Bat Yam, received financial blessings, gifts grocery cards and money during the Jewish Holiday celebration of Rosh ha Shana. A huge thanks to sponsors of Helping Hand Coalition for Israel (עמותת יד לעזרה ישראל) […]
September 29th, 2019 – Fall feasts are here again, concluding the annual cycle of celebrations. First in line is the New Year, or Scripturally the Feast of Trumpets, when shofars are blown all over Israel and people come together to celebrate. Many Holocaust survivors are alone for the […]
On September 24, 2019, a group of Holocaust survivors from the city of Akko visited the volunteers of the Helping Hand Coalition to celebrate the Jewish New Year. Alexander and Cecilia Dietze prepared a treat, a concert, as well as a boat trip on the Sea of Galilee. […]
September 24th, 2019 – Over 70 WWII Ghetto Survivors and Victims of the Holocaust from Southern Israel cities of Sderot and Ofakim have received financial aid through the GAiN Sponsorship Program, so they can go grocery shopping right before the Jewish New year and the upcoming Holiday Feast […]
Aid organizations across the city are reporting an increase in demand from struggling families – this year, thousands of food baskets will be distributed for New Year’s Eve. The NGOs appeal to Jerusalemites to contribute as much as they can.
September 18th, 2019 – With August season of vacations and travel over, four Holocaust survivors from Hadera came to the March of Life Villa to have lunch with the volunteers. They brought presents for the volunteers to show their gratitude for the time they spent together. Everyone was […]
Thousands of food baskets and shopping notes have been distributed to survivors of the Holocaust across the country for the New Year and holidays by Helping Hand Coalition Israel activists and volunteers, in Mevaseret Zion, in the surrounding communities, and throughout the country.