chessed

Torah is Life: Strengthening Israel’s Periphery Through Torah and Tikkun Olam “Here, we learn that Torah is life,” said Danielle Cohen, describing her year at Midreshet Lindenbaum’s Matat branch in the Galilean city of Carmiel. “We need to serve Hashem in all aspects of our lives – and that includes being integrally involved in making …

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Operation “Social Vaccination”  Twelfth grade students at Derech Avot High School in Efrat raised NIS 50,000 to prepare and distribute 1,000 food baskets to the elderly, Holocaust survivors and needy families in advance of Purim. Arutz 7, 19 February, 2021 From their very first day at a religious high school, all students dream of Purim …

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After weeks of lockdown, students in the Elaine and Norm Brodsky Midreshet Darkaynu Program traveled to the fields of Moshav Yarhiv to help Israeli farmers harvest their cabbages before the crops are lost. Working in the fields was very significant for the students, enabling them to connect  to the Land of Israel while also giving them …

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Spreading the Joy of Adar Students from OTS’s Neveh Shmuel Yeshiva High School for Boys found innovative ways of raising funds to purchase tefillin and provide a Bar Mitzva celebration for a needy family.  In honor of the upcoming Purim holiday, dozens of 9th and 10th grader students from OTS’s Neveh Shmuel Yeshiva High School …

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OTS students are imbued with the idea that they can each, individually, make a real difference in society. Kudos to Shaked Eisman, an eleventh grader at OTS’s  Jennie Sapirstein High School for Girls in Ramot, Jerusalem, who proved this principle to be true through her incredible Purim initiative, which brightened the lives of tens of local Holocaust survivors. …

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Chessed means kindness; helping out whenever and wherever help is needed most. With the recent spate of fires in Israel there has been so much damage – thousands of people have been affected. When Midreshet Lindenbaum alumna Ilana Fodiman Silverman of Kehilat Moed in Zichron Yaakov started receiving much-needed donations, she knew she could ask …

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Young women from the Darkaynu Program packed mishloach manot at OneFamily, to be delivered on Purim to injured and bereaved victims of terror.