Makom BaLev

 OU Israel’s Youth Center is Proud to Present: 15 Seconds… ZOOM A Photography Exhibit   Wednesday, September 7, 7:00 PM The First Station, 4 David Remez St. Yerushalayim   Commemorating 2 years since ‘Operation Protective Edge’ The photographs are the product of a year long photography course which was created as an art therapy program in the aftermath of ‘Operation…

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Hear the word “Israel” and images of stabbings and attacks on innocent lives immediately come to mind during these trying times. Jews all over the world are concerned with how their friends, relatives and even people they have not met in Israel are coping. It is amidst “the recent wave of violence,” as it is…

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      Like all good tiyulim to Massada, this one began in the middle of the night. More than 50 sixth graders from the Begin Elementary School in Bet Shemesh arrived at their school at 2:00 a.m. on a weekday in mid-May. Each child was accompanied by a parent. The tiyul was arranged by…

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There are two sides to Rehovot (population 114,000). The side that is well known includes the Weizmann Institute of Science, home of three Nobel Prize winners, and the Hebrew University’s Faculty of Agriculture. The neighborhood of Ushiot (“foundations”) is on the other side of town. It’s a Project Renewal neighborhood. It’s the kind of neighborhood…

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Makom Balev Volunteers Teach about Holidays

Published October 19, 2014

Sherut Leumi girls working with Makom Balev in Bet Shemesh started the school year with programs about Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Sukkot and Simchat Torah. The volunteers taught about the holidays in a way that was both informative and fun for the pupils at the Begin public school. The activities gave the pupils the opportunity…

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OU Israel arranged a “day away” for teens from Oraita in Ofakim and Makom BaLev in Sderot and Kiryat Gat. For teens who have been spending their days and nights in shelters, this was a dream.

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Oraita and Makom BaLev moadonim in towns within close range of rockets from Gaza are finding innovative ways to help their communities. This includes Ofakim, Dimona, Yeruham, Sderot, Kiryat Malachi and Kiryat Gat.

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