Tag: Volunteers

Shalom House on Passover Eve

April 17th, 2019 – A Shalom House took place in the March of Life Villa in Caesarea for 14 Holocaust survivors from Or Akiva. Several volunteers from different nations –  Switzerland, Germany, Trinidad and Tobago and Colombia, served them. A special lunch was served before the Pessach, or […]

What is Happening Here is Very Important

October 19th, 2018 – 12 Holocaust survivors from Netanya and one from Haifa came to the March of Life Villa for a special Shalom House gathering. Several volunteers from Germany came together to serve in the Shalom House. It was an enjoyable occasion to prepare and to taste […]

In Colombian Style

July 13th, 2018 – Once again 10 Holocaust survivors from Netanya visited the March of Life House. They enjoyed bright table decorations and Colombian style  chicken-and-rice lunch. In a pleasant atmosphere they spent time with the volunteers and told them how they are doing. One of the Holocaust […]

An Unforgettable Experience

July 8th, 2018 – A family of 6 came from San Antonio, Texas – United States – to Israel to volunteer one day of their holidays to serve 19 Holocaust Survivors from Natanya. Some members of the family were in tears hearing the survivor’s stories and receiving the […]

“A Privilege to Serve You”

May 22nd, 2018 – A group of 8 volunteers from Ecuador, South America, served 19 Holocaust survivors from Hadera and 1 from France. All the volunteers came from a poor area of Ecuador to participate on the March of the Nations and to serve the Holocaust survivors. The […]

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 […]

A Day Before Pessach

March 29th, 2018 – A day before Pessach (the feast marking freedom of Israel from slavery in Egypt), one of the most important holidays of the Jewish people, we had the privilege to host a Shalom House in the March of Life House for 16 Holocaust Survivors from […]

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 […]

Sharing Light and Love

December 17th, 2017 – The Hanukkah celebration is coming to a close. This week we had an opportunity to light up the day for 12 Holocaust Survivors. A second Shalom House gathered in Poriyah Illit, a sweet little village in the Galilee, overlooking the Kinneret and the city […]

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 […]

“One of the Best Rewards”

August 31st, 2017 – The survivors always like to bring something with them when coming to Caesarea Villa, so we give each group an opportunity to take part in Shalom House meetings we arrange for them. This means that we have several groups calling us or waiting excitedly […]

Visiting Children of the Holocaust in Tzfat

August 24th, 2017 – Riva Fouks and the Association of Children of the Holocaust invited two of our volunteers, Don and Martha, to Tzfat (Safed). There they attended the 30th annual Kleizmer Festival. Located in Galilee at 900 meters above the sea level, Tzfat is a known cultural […]