Tag Archives: achieve independence

Parents: Who is Performing this Mitzvah?

When it comes to preparing for a bar or bat mitzvah, of course the kids have to learn all of the prayers.  There’s no getting around that task! However, the community service, project A.K.A. “bar or bat mitzvah project,” also involves a lot of time, preparation and effort. So the question is:  are the kids REALLY doing the work in performing their own bar/bat mitzvah project or does Mom or Dad take over this role and do most of the work for them in an effort to make it easier on the child and lessen the burden? If we are […]


Israel Guide Dog Center for the Blind

Israel Guide Dog Center for the Blind Website 732 Settlers Circle, Warrington, PA 18976 Contact: Michael Leventhal, Executive Director 267 927-0205 mike@israelguidedog.org Israel Guide Dog Center for the Blind provides guide dogs to visually impaired Israelis. They breed, raise and train the dogs in Israel so that they are familiar with the environment and so they respond to Hebrew commands. The dogs enable the blind and visually impaired Israeli’s to achieve independence, mobility, and self esteem. Sponsor a puppy and learn about the vital relationship between a guide dog and a blind Israeli. Mitzvah project ideas include raising funds for […]