ALEH Moments Magazine – Winter 2008

ALEH Moments Magazine – Winter 2008

Friday, January 18th, 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.
Relive Eran’s accomplishments in this moving video, and join us in paying tribute to his memory at his first yahrzeit this month.
Click here for details

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.

Hats off to Bat Mitzvah celebrant Liad Arrusy for her initiative and sensitivity while celebrating the milestone event in her life.
Read about her project in her own words.

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.
Other customized cards include unique designs and blessings recited at a brit, Shabbat candle-lighting, a parent’s prayer, and Grace After Meals.  A perfect souvenir to distribute at your special occasion!
All profits from the greeting cards sale will be allocated for the purchase of essential toys to benefit the children of ALEH. To order click here

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.
For Bnei Brak children, ALEH’s new gym is offering them state-of-the-art bikes and machines along with that motivation and excitement.
Read more…

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.
For more, click here…

Winter 2008
Shevat 5768

A Year in Review

 

ALEH By The Numbers

  • 650 Disabled Israeli Children
  • 365 Days a Year
  • 24 Hours a Day
  • 4 Residential Facilities
  • 1,750 Outpatient Treatments monthly
  • 700+ Staff Members
  • 400+ Volunteers
  • 30 + types of boutique items created in workshops (silk, paper-recycling, pottery, wood)
  • 4 Stars on Charity Navigator (highest rating)
  • 1000’s of hugs, smiles, joy and unlimited love given to ALEH’s children!!

The ALEH Foundation has received the highest 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent evaluator of charities.

ALEH Offices:

ALEH
12 Aharonovitz St.
POB 435, Bnei Brak 51103
Tel: 03-617-1888
aleh@aleh.org

ALEH Foundation
5317 13th Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11219
Tel: 1-718-851-4596
shlomo@alehfoundation.org

ALEH Rehabilitation of Canada

75 The Donway West
Suite 1400
Don Mills, Ontario M3C 2E9
Tel: 1-866-717-0252
info@aleh.ca

ALEH Charitable Foundation
37 Ferncroft Avenue
London NW3 7PG
Tel: (207) 433-8303
dov@alehfoundation.org

www.ALEH.org

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