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“Natasha* was 21 when she was smuggled across the Egyptian border into Israel, after being told she would have a job caring for the elderly. This seemed a great offer compared to opportunities offered in her homeland, Belarus. Once in Israel, … Continue reading
Tears in Your Bottle: Ps. 56:1 as prisoners of the Holocaust. According to official data, Israel has more than 10,000 female Israeli citizens in prostitution. However, according to unofficial data, the actual number is closer to 30 to 40 … Continue reading
Oct. 16, 2009 Many volunteers stayed after the Shabbat service and put together another two hundred “Quarters for Quarters” tzedakah boxes, to add to the one hundred boxes that were given out in September. On Nov. 7, people who have … Continue reading
In August 2009, several people worked together to create the first “Quarters for Quarters” Tzedakah boxes.