ALEH Moments Magazine – Winter 2008
Jan 18, 2008
Highlights from 2007
Remembering Eran Almog O.B. M.
This past year has been a difficult one for the Almog family as well as ALEH, Eran’s extended family. The ALEH Negev-Nahalat Eran Rehabilitative Village is missing its builder and moving force, but at the same time, Eran Almog O.B.M. continues to live on in the hearts and minds of the thousands who were inspired by him.
Milestones: ALEH honors special Bar/Bat Mitzvah celebrants
Being severely disabled didn’t stop Gilad from having a magnificent bar mitzvah, complete with a trip to the Kotel. Read this amazing success story.
U.S. State Leaders Visit ALEH Negev
Far from the limelight of the press, the voters and the ratings, a group of U.S. lawmakers took the time out to visit ALEH Negev and learn from the innovative care it is offering disabled young adults. Read their impressions.
Greetings! From ALEH – new cards in stock!
View ALEH’s brand new line of greeting cards, suitable for any occasion or to mark any of life’s milestones. A range of evocative nature prints symbolize growth – how appropriate that they were created by children at ALEH, who suffer severe developmental handicaps but persevere nevertheless. Use them for birthdays, anniversaries, or just to let a loved one know you’re thinking of them.
Salad, Anyone? Setting a Guiness World Record – and Benefiting ALEH Negev at the Same Time
Moshav Sde-Warburg in Israel’s Sharon region found a unique way to celebrate their 70th birthday. Read about their mammoth salad assembly – and their equally large hearts on behalf of Israel’s most needy residents.
Shaping Up, Keeping Fit – New Rehabilitative Children’s Gym
Exercise is vital to everyone’s health – and even more so for kids with developmental delays. But they also need extra motivation to get them to stick to an exercise schedule.
Update: ALEH Jerusalem High-Dependency Wing
Six months since the launching of the new ALEH Jerusalem High-Dependency Wing, we are proud to offer an update and recommendation from the Rabbi of the Kotel and Holy Sites of Israel on this groundbreaking project.
It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s… the Super Children of ALEH!
It is traditional during the Sukkot holiday to leave our comfortable houses and dwell outdoors. For ALEH Negev residents, the great outdoors took on a new dimension as they took to the SKIES… Read more here
“I saw the brick wall collapse in front of me”
Sometimes the best gift you can give is time. From 8 to 80 years old, across the world, ALEH’s volunteers help in a myriad of ways, playing a crucial role in helping our children develop their potential to the fullest. And sometimes these volunteers come away with more than they expected. Read the reflections of an ALEH volunteer
SAVE THE DATE!
The Beatles. Carlebach. Ehud Banai. Rav Benny Lau. See for yourself how these diverse names and personalities all come together in one magical night to help benefit ALEH.
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James, the Canadian Firefighter
James has a special story. Six months each year James works as a firef…
New Awareness and Understanding of the Language of Challenging Behavior
New understanding, insights and practical tools were the take-away for…