Tag: Blankets

Gifts for Holocaust Survivors from USA and UK

June 23rd, 2019 – Holocaust survivors living in Beit Shemesh received gifts of clothing from UK guests. They were delighted and thankful to go home with button shirts, light coats, trousers, blouses and many other items of clothing. They were also delighted to receive quality quilts from USA, […]

A Special Shalom House…

April 26th, 2018 – You might have noticed that most of our Facebook posts about Shalom Houses begin with a phrase “A special Shalom House took place”… And really, each Shalom House meeting is special for several reasons. First of all, it’s because the survivors are pretty special […]

Enjoying Music and Hugs with Friends

April 25th, 2018 – Today Helping Hand Coalition for Israel (עמותת יד חעזרה ישראל) hosted a Shalom House for 15 Holocaust survivors at Caesarea Villa. A team from the US West Coast came to present wonderful live music, their warm hearts and beautiful handmade patchwork blankets, made by […]

To See and to Walk: Part 1 – To See

January 22nd, 2017 – a group of 23 professionals – ophthalmologists, orthopedists, physiotherapists, DME specialists and others – who came with GAiN USA eye and mobility clinic helped close to 600 Holocaust survivors and other elderly to fit 811 pairs of glasses and select 362 canes, walkers and […]

Preparing for Eye and Mobility Clinic

January 21st, 2018 – Amazing! In preparation for a week long wheelchair/walker/eye glasses clinic, the leadership of Victims of the Holocaust organization joined forces with Helping Hand Coalition for Israel, Joseph Project and GAiN USA, and helped unloading the large numbers of wheelchairs and medical equipment required for […]

Making New Friends

November 20th, 2018 – The Haifa Association of Children of the Holocaust sent 16 of their members for a day at the Rali Museum and the Helping Hand Coalition’s (עמותת יד לעזרה ישראל) Caesarea Villa for a Shalom House meeting. The survivors were delighted with exhibitions at the […]

High Quality Quilts for Survivors in Haifa

April 6th, 2017 – We visited a retirement home in Haifa, where Lena is the leader of the Association of the Refugees of WWII. Each person or couple in her group of 50 received a quilt brought by Israel Food Outreach. All of them were little children during the […]