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#LivingIt: Robert Gilbert

Today, Robert Gilbert, a trustee of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, witnessed some 1200 children from rocket-battered southern Israel participate in rest and recreation activities at Nachshonit Amusement Park, organized by The Jewish Agency for Israel outside the line of fire.


#LivingIt: Inbal Freund-Novick

The Jewish Agency's Inbal Freund-Novick writes:

“Oh how I wish we were a normal country! I would love to just be thinking now of what crib to buy and what to serve at the Brit Milah (circumcision) ceremony, but it's not like that, and we need to live in parallel worlds -- keep life going …

#LivingIt: A taste of tranquility for Sha'ar HaNegev's families: World ORT

For those who enjoy the quiet life, Kibbutz Kfar Aza should be ideal. Established in August 1951 by immigrants from Egypt and the Moroccan city of Tangiers, it’s a village of some 600 souls nestled among 16,000 acres of cultivated land. But rockets and mortars from its once friendly neigh…

#LivingIt: JDC Update - Day 28

JDC is continuing to address the needs of Israel's vulnerable at-risk children, youth, young adults and families, the region's elderly and those with disabilities.  

Efforts and activities that have taken place over the last few days: 

  • Last Thursday, 20 employees and their children (4…

#LivingIt: Yael Druckman

Yael Druckman of Johanesburg, SA, made Aliyah shortly before the beginning of Operation Protective Edge. The sirens were her first introduction to Israeliness – “the sirens made me Israeli”.