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Pairing Children with Shoes

On November 29, 2014 at Congregation Kol Tikvah, Parkland, FL, Rachel Padnis became a bat mitzvah and Marcus Kallor became a bar mitzvah. Part of becoming a member of the Jewish community today also means taking on moral responsibilities and helping to repair the world. “In Jacob’s Shoes” is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide new and gently used shoes, school supplies and athletic equipment to children in need. While volunteering  at “In Jacob’s Shoes”, Rachel and Marcus have helped to clean donated shoes so that children could enjoy a “new” pair of shoes. Rachel and Marcus participated […]


In Jacob’s Shoes

In Jacob’s Shoes – The Jacob S. Zweig Foundation, Inc. 3452 NW 27th Avenue Pompano Beach, FL 33069 Contact: Harlene Zweig, President, (954) 905-2505, info@injacobsshoes.org The mission of In Jacob’s Shoes is to provide new and gently used shoes, school supplies, backpacks and athletic gear for local children in need. Grants are also awarded for camp, aftercare, sports and enrichment programs. The Jacob S. Zweig Foundation, Inc. d/b/a In Jacob’s Shoes was formed in honor of the life of Jacob Samuel Zweig who was tragically killed at the age of seventeen on November 15, 2008. In his short life, Jacob touched and […]