Young Judaea members raise money for Carmel youth village - Israel Activism, Ynetnews
 
ynetnews
web


   Israel News

Israel News
World News
Israel Opinion
Jewish
Israel Business
Israel Culture
Israel Travel
Deadly Blaze

'Yhey needed more help.' Young Judaeans in Carmel Photo: Omer Shalev
'Yhey needed more help.' Young Judaeans in Carmel Photo: Omer Shalev
 
Carmel fire (archives) Photo: Shlomi Nissim
Carmel fire (archives) Photo: Shlomi Nissim
 
 

Young Judaea members raise money for Carmel youth village

Hadassah youth movement members deliver appliances, clothes, financial aid to village damaged in deadly wildfire. Atlanta resident: It was sad to see all the destruction

Ynetnews
Published: 02.03.11, 07:41 / Israel Activism

Three hundred members of Young Judaea, Hadassah's youth movement, volunteered to help the Yemin Orde youth village in the Carmel, which was damaged during the wildfire which erupted on December 2 and claimed the lives of 44 people.

 

Representatives of the annual Young Judaea Year Course arrived at the village recently and met with some of the counselors. They brought appliances, clothes, shoes, blankets, toys, school bags, and writing instruments for the 500 children living in the village (among which are also orphans). They gathered the supplies from friends and Young Judaea staff.


Delivering supplies to Yemin Orde (Photo: Omer Shalev)

 

In addition to the supplies, the Young Judaea participants also brought an envelope holding NIS 8,000 (about $2,200), which they had raised.

 

Eighteen-year-old Shira Berman of Atlanta said, "We went out to the Jerusalem boardwalk area, carrying signs, musical instruments and cookies, and started collecting money from passers by. Luckily for us, there was a show that night so there was a big crowd and we managed to raise NIS 8,000.

 

"When we gave the money to Yemin Orde, I felt tremendous satisfaction because I saw how much they needed it. It was also sad to see all the destruction. It was clear they needed more help; restoring the village will require much more work," she said.

 

Hadassah President Nancy Falchuk, said, "I am proud of our kids for volunteering to help Yemin-Ord. There is no more uplifting way to begin our centennial than to see them continuing the legacy of our first president, Henrietta Szold, a vision of true community and connection to Israeli society and its needs."

 

 

commentcomment   PrintPrint  Send to friendSend to friend   
Tag with Del.icio.us Bookmark to del.icio.us



 
3 Talkbacks for this article    See all talkbacks
Please wait for the talkbacks to load

 

RSS RSS | About | Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Terms of use | Advertise with us | Site Map

Site developed by  YIT Advanced Technology Solutions

 
פיקוד העורף התרעה במרחב:
    למציאת מרחב ההתגוננות האישי שלכם »
    פיקוד העורף מזכיר: יש לחכות 10 דקות במרחב המוגן לפני שיוצאים החוצה
    רשימת יישובים במרחב