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We've been there throughout the year for Meron families

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Our Order Has Been Placed: 20,000 Winter Coats

Monday, Apr. 25, 2022

American Friends of Yad Eliezer is well known as one of the most effective Jewish charities for the poor in Israel, and for good reason. Our thorough, prudent planning, combined with our low overhead (4%) ensure we can bring needy families the most aid, in the most useful ways...

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Over Three Million Dollars Raised for Thousands of Families

Monday, Apr. 11, 2022

Thousands of needy families across the country are breathing a grateful sigh of relief as Pesach quickly approaches...

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"Nishtana" this Pesach!

Sunday, Apr. 03, 2022

850 Almanos + 600 Grushos and their children. 3,000 households of struggling IDF soldiers. 3,000 families who are living in desperate need. These are just some of the people who will receive invaluable food help through American Friends of Yad Eliezer'...

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We Aimed Straight, Reached our Goal - and Surpassed it!

Sunday, March 20, 2022

Thanks to the incredible generosity of our donors, this year's Purim - Matanos L'Evyonim campaign was an astounding success...

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Purim’s Coming

Wednesday, March 02, 2022

The number of needy families in Israel has grown substantially over the past year, so with Purim rapidly approaching, at American Friends of Yad Eliezer we are growing our Matanos...

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Much More Than Just a Card

Thursday, February 10, 2022

With Purim rapidly approaching, American Friends of Yad Eliezer's Purim cards are once again available for purchase...

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Ensuring the Electricity Stays Connected

Thursday, January 20, 2022

Thankfully this winter is proving to be a rainy one, which is wonderful for Israel's water reservoirs...

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Incredible Winter Warmth Distributions in Full Swing

Thursday, January 06, 2022

Invaluable Winter Help for Needy Families From Netivot to Ofakim, Teveria to Beit Shemesh, Netanya to Kiryat Sefer, Hadera to the Mir and locations in between, our Winter Warmth Campaign...

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Coats Have Arrived!

Sunday, December 12, 2021

Right on schedule, the first installment of our winter coat shipment has arrived and is being readied for distribution to needy Israeli families...

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Chanukah Game Nights for Needy Families

Sunday, November 21, 2021

Thanks to one of our generous - and consistent - donors, in what has become a holiday tradition, more than 600 needy families will enjoy lively nights of family fun this Chanukah...

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Our Order is Complete!

Monday, October 18, 2021

Thanks to early and careful planning, American Friends of Yad Eliezer is one step closer to the approaching launch of our Winter Warmth Campaign's coat distribution...

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Thank you for these Incredible Numbers!

Thursday, September 30, 2021

Thanks to extremely generous donors, we distributed an astounding amount of Yom Tov help to struggling families, in time for the High Holidays...

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Invaluable Friends, Invaluable Support for Meron Families

Wednesday, September 01, 2021

Several months have passed since the Meron tragedy, but the victims and their families haven't faded into the background for Yad Eliezer. They are a priority...

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The High Holidays Have Begun..

Monday, August 23, 2021

Noach M., 20, has been working at a side job for as long as he’s been able, to try and help his mother out...

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Our Back to School Campaign is Back in Action

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

The first day of school is on the horizon, so Yad Eliezer's Back to School Campaign is back in action...

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Alleviating the Big Stress of "Chofesh HaGadol"

Monday, July 05, 2021

With Israeli schools now officially out for summer, the next few weeks, "Chofesh HaGadol" ("the Big Vacation", i.e...

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It's Summer so it's Time for Coats

Monday, June 14, 2021

Despite the fact that temperatures are high, at Yad Eliezer we are already gearing up for our annual Winter Warmth Campaign, which distributes thousands of thick, quality coats and quilts...

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Seventh Grade ASHAR Students Reach out to Help Meron Families

Sunday, May 30, 2021

Inspired by studies in halacha related to tzedaka, the seventh grade girls’ class of ASHAR (Adolph Schreiber Hebrew Academy of Rockland) took on a special chesed project...

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Outpouring of Support

Sunday, May 09, 2021

As soon as Yad Eliezer's Meron Crisis Relief campaign went into action, so did our donors. In an incredible show of support, about $1...

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