ALEH Moments Magazine #13

ALEH Moments Magazine #13

Feb 13, 2013


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Winter edition

January/Shvat 2013

80-Year Old “Bar Mitzvah Boy” Celebrates with ALEH “Twin”

Larry Weinstein, an 80 year old man from Flint, Michigan, celebrated his Bar Mitzvah with his “twin” – an ALEH Jerusalem resident.

80-Year Old "Bar Mitzvah Boy" Celebrates with ALEH "Twin"

The joint celebration was an emotional and joyous time for both of them and for the staff and friends of ALEH Jerusalem. Read more…

Galloping Ahead With Therapeutic Horseback Riding at ALEH

The Therapeutic Horseback Riding Program at ALEH Negev-Nahalat Eran has made great strides forward – and residents are riding to success!

Galloping Ahead With Therapeutic Horseback Riding at ALEH

This pilot program has resulted in improved physical abilities and coordination for the disabled residents, and it’s just the beginning! Read all about it…

 ALEH Residents Celebrate the Holidays in Style

The Chanukah spirit reached out to the residents, volunteers and staff at ALEH.

ALEH Residents Celebrate the Holidays in Style

Traditional jelly doughnuts, piping hot potato latkes and plenty of good cheer made the holiday a special time for all. Read More.

Operation Pillar of Defense: How ALEH Negev Overcame the Terror

While rockets fell all around, the residents, staff and dedicated volunteers at ALEH found different ways of coping under fire.

Operation Pillar of Defense: How ALEH Negev Overcame the Terror

And when the missiles ceased falling and the windows were thrown open at the Village, everyone felt a breath of fresh air. Read more online or view personal accounts from the line of fire

Seeing the Light: Blind Volunteers Lift Spirits at ALEH 

A very special group of volunteers have made a huge impact at ALEH every Wednesday afternoon. Blind volunteers overcome their own challenges, and provide inspiration and joy to ALEH’s staff and residents.

Seeing the Light: Blind Volunteers Lift Spirits at ALEH

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Will you be in Israel for Pesach? Join ALEH’s children, their families, staff, volunteers, friends, VIP’s and residents of Jerusalem as we march over the historic Bridge of Strings


– an important step towards encouraging integrating and acceptance of ALEH’s special kids into the community. This Passover, Stand up for the rights of the disabled by Walking alongside them, as we all March together towards a brighter future. Contact Rachely for details


Order Your Purim Cards

Even in the cold of winter, at ALEH we celebrate a season of growth and renewal as we plant a seed of hope for the future of ALEH’s children.The Hebrew word “ALEH” means both “a leaf” and to “go forward,” because at ALEH we believe that every child, regardless of his or her disabilities, is a precious bud with the potential to develop into something beautiful.Thank you for helping our children blossom and flower into full potential.

Join Team ALEH at the Jerusalem Marathon

This year, for the first time, ALEH will join the thousands of runners taking part in the annual Jerusalem Marathon, and you are invited to join!

Not in shape? Never mind. Whatever your age or physical condition, you have a place on Team ALEH. Take part in the track of your choice, or help support our runners and ALEH’s children who will ‘run’ in their wheelchairs – “each according to his own pace.”

Team ALEH members will receive an ALEH running shirt, and are invited to a pre-race pasta party at ALEH Jerusalem. Help ALEH in our race towards a future of hope for our kids.

See you at the race!

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