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#LivingIt: Operation Protective Edge 24th July - Day 17

Operation Protective Edge 24th July - Day 17

In the past 24 hours 39 rockets (and counting) were shot towards the south and center of Israel, killing Kitiyangkol Narakorn, a worker in a farm by the border, and hitting neighborhoods and industrial areas. 

5 more terror-tunnels were reveale…

#LivingIt: Shimrit Biton - Youth Futures

Youth Futures Mentors Providing Care 24/7 - Under Fire

SHIMRIT BITON

Not long ago, Shimrit Biton was in her home in Sderot when the air raid sirens went off, twice in close succession. They huddled in the “safe” room in the middle of the house. The second time, she and her family could…

#LivingIt: JDC Update: Operation Protective Edge Day 16:

JDC Update:  Operation Protective Edge Day 16:

  •  Today JDC is hosting the JFNA Solidarity mission in the south, visiting the Center for Independent Living for people with disabilities in Beersheva, joining the distribution of meals in Merhavim where elderly receive a daily hot meal thank…

Bar mitzvah boy gives Sderot $40,000 playground

Worth a read is this Haaretz article that starts: A 13-year-old from New York has decided to give $40,000 he received from his parents for his bar mitzvah to the children of Sderot. The municipality says the money will go to build a park with recreational facilities.

A pretty amazing gesture…

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