Tair Sassy, the manager of Nir Am, one of Meir Panim’s Youth Centers in Sderot, was brainstorming different ways to celebrate Israel Independence Day when the alarms began to sound.
For more than 6,900 lone soldiers of the Israel Defense Forces, who do not have family in Israel, or are orphans, come from dysfunctional homes, or have been disowned by their ultra-orthodox Jewish families who do not want their sons in the Israeli army, Passover can make a lone soldier feel even more alone.
Most people have heard of a bar mitzvah or a bat mitzvah. Many have even attended a special rite-of-passage celebration. But, how much do you really know about these Jewish occasions? Take the quiz and find out! To donate to Colel Chabad’s programs for widows and orphans, please visit here. Written in cooperation with Colel… Read more »