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People Power: Refael’s Day at the Beach

Every one of us has the power to positively impact others, and what we may …

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COVID-19 UPDATE: May 13, 2020

Virtual Bonfires, Real Inspiration Quarantine can’t extinguish our spirit!  To celebrate the Jewish holiday of …

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COVID-19 UPDATE: May 7, 2020

MVP: Our Motivated, Versatile & Professional National Service Volunteers Every year, ALEH is blessed with …

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ALEH Receives COVID-19 Relief Grant from The Genesis Prize Foundation and Human Rights Legend Natan Sharansky

In an act of extreme benevolence and incomparable leadership, legendary human rights activist and 2020 …

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COVID-19 UPDATE: March 29, 2020

Homegrown Reinforcements Saving the Day While the vast majority of ALEH’s extensive volunteering corps was …

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COVID-19 UPDATE: April 30, 2020

A Birthday Bash in Quarantine To a child, a birthday party is everything. In addition …

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BREAKING: Coronavirus Threatens Disability Community in the Negev

On Tuesday evening, March 24, during a physical examination mandated by ALEH’s extreme sterilization protocols, …

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Parental Praise: ALEH’s ‘Ark’ of Empathy

“As the Coronavirus casts a dark shadow, threatening the whole world, there is one unique …

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COVID-19 UPDATE: March 24, 2020

Very Special Continuing Education In addition to the hundreds of children and young adults who …

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COVID-19 UPDATE: April 22, 2020

ALEH Negev Partially Reopens Special Education Programming In early March, our ALEH centers across Israel …

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A Bar/Bat Mitzvah Celebration with “Mamma Rochel”

In a meaningful and poignant celebration of their coming of age, five residents of ALEH …

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BREAKING: Israel’s Most Vulnerable Population Quarantined, Hospitalized

On Thursday evening, March 19, during a physical examination mandated by ALEH’s extreme sterilization protocols, …

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COVID-19 UPDATE: March 18, 2020

A Message of Hope and Responsibility Major General (res.) Doron Almog, Chairman of ALEH Negev-Nahalat …

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Corona Commentary: A Blessing to Care for Others

My name is Yahav Zehavi, and I am a second year National Service volunteer at …

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COVID-19 UPDATE: April 16, 2020

Consistent Testing to Rule Out Infection Earlier this month, during the daily physical examinations mandated …

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COVID-19 UPDATE: March 17, 2020

Our Angels Are Working Overtime ALEH is a special place where angels are cared for …

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Nava & Uriah: Bat Mitzvah Twins

LIKE SISTERS! Nava and Uriah may live far apart, but these ‘Bat Mitzvah Twins’ have …

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When Kids Can’t Go On an Outing, Bring the Outing to Them

Residents of ALEH Moriah are among the most susceptible population and require careful protection against …

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Osher Becomes a Bat Mitzvah

A most special celebration was held at ALEH Negev-Nahalat Eran last Wednesday, when Osher became …

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Freedom in the Age of Corona: “And You Shall Tell Your Son”

Our son, Eran, never knew what it meant to be independent. He was born with …

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Caregiving in the Midst of Corona

A personal account from ALEH Negev-Nahalat Eran spokesperson, Stav Herling Today, we are only starting …

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The ALEH family deeply mourns the passing of our beloved supporter and friend, Mr. Irving Carter z”l

The ALEH family deeply mourns the passing of our beloved supporter and friend, Mr. Irving …

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COVID-19 UPDATE: April 1, 2020

Passover Prep Proceeds Amid Pandemic While the novel Coronavirus has turned our world upside down, …

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INTERNATIONAL BAR MITZVAH TWINS!

To celebrate his upcoming Bar Mitzvah, David Kalmus Souss of São Paulo, Brazil twinned with …

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BREAKING: Intensive Care Ward Under Quarantine in the Negev

On Wednesday, April 1, during the daily physical examinations mandated by ALEH’s extreme sterilization protocols, …

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COVID-19 UPDATE: March 15, 2020

Precautions and Regulations at ALEH Centers Early this morning, in an effort to halt the …

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Succeeding Against All Odds: ALEH and Israel Special Olympics

Recently the Bnei Brak Payis Center hosted a Special Olympics event for people with intellectual …

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First Grade Flower Power

Michal Kadosh, chair of Gedera’s central PTA, initiated the wonderful match-up between Vered Shachori’s first …

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Go Beitar!

When ALEH Jerusalem’s secret plan to dress up for Purim as Beitar Jerusalem soccer fans …

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ALEH’S YOUNG LEADERSHIP COMMITTEE SPREAD DISABILITY AWARENESS DURING #JDAIM

The British Friends of ALEH’s Jewish Disability Awareness, Acceptance & Inclusion Month (#JDAIM) campaign continued …

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Amazing Kids make an Amazing Video for ALEH’s Children!

HAPPY THANKSGIVING! We are thankful for amazing friends like Mati Franco David and her 6th …

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Cooking and Creating with Love

“What an amazing workshop!” exclaimed Refael’s mother upon conclusion of the pastry and confectionary workshop …

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Purim Power: Celebrating Early with United Hatzalah of Israel

The Jewish month of Adar is a joyful and auspicious time for the Jewish nation, …

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Stunning Bar & Bat Mitzvah Celebration for ALEH Negev-Nahalat Eran Children

The year of a child’s bar or bat mitzvah is the “coming of age” year …

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A TURNING POINT: MY ALEH EXPERIENCE

By Leor Antebi Volunteering at ALEH was definitely one of the most rewarding experiences of …

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‘ALEH Bechinuch’ has launched in the UK!

It is the second year that the British Friends of ALEH’s have taken the initiative …

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NPN Taiwan Returns to the Village

Residents and staff once again happily welcomed Taiwanese friends from The National Prayer Network Taiwan …

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Warm Hearts and Warm Hands in ALEH Jerusalem

Visitors to ALEH Jerusalem feel the caring, family-like atmosphere that wafts through the building as …

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Tu B’Shvat Inclusiveness Blooms in Bnei Brak

Tu B’Shvat, the Jewish New Year for trees, is a time to enjoy the fresh …

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GROWING POTENTIAL ON TU B’SHVAT

Every year to mark Tu B’shvat (the Jewish tradition’s “New Year for the trees”), schools …

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Foreign Volunteer Speak

ALEH’s foreign volunteers come to give but leave as recipients. This week, we sat down …

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Gan Vered in Gilat Hosts a Very Special Visitor

In the spirit of Jewish Disability Awareness, Acceptance and Inclusion Month (#JDAIM), Ayala, a resident …

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Yisrael Gilad: Outstanding Volunteer

Yisrael Gilad’s battle with cancer does not stop him from volunteering at ALEH Negev-Nahalat Eran. …

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Diving Further into Hydrotherapy: An Advanced Course at ALEH Jerusalem

ALEH Jerusalem, in conjunction with Beit Issie Shapiro, is offering a professional enrichment course for …

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JDAIM UK – ALEH leads the charge for acceptance and inclusion of people with disabilities

British Friends of ALEH’s initiative and campaign to bring Jewish Disability Awareness, Acceptance & Inclusion …

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Soldiering Up at ALEH Jerusalem

At the frontlines of their own ongoing, life-long battle, residents of ALEH Jerusalem with cognitive …

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A Special Birthday Celebration at ALEH Negev-Nahalat Eran

Mrs. Roma Wittcoff chose to celebrate her 95th birthday with the residents of ALEH Negev-Nahalat …

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MK Itzik Shmuli Sends a Message of Social Responsibility

During these days of political uncertainty in Israel, it is refreshing that some politicians turn …

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Welcome Back, Charlie and Margo!

ALEH Negev-Nahalat Eran enthusiastically welcomed Charlie Shor and Margo Eads on their return visit to …