Tag Archives: soldiers

Mitzvot Supporting Veterans!

On November 11, 2015, Veteran’s Day is celebrated throughout the U.S.  We honor those who have defend or have defended our country over the years and soldiers throughout the world keeping peace in hostile areas.  If you’d like to support an organization helping soldiers locally and worldwide, here are some ideas:  Operation Gratitude annually sends 100,000+ care packages filled with snacks, entertainment, hygiene and hand-made items, plus personal letters of support, to Veterans, New Recruits, First Responders, Wounded Warriors, Care Givers and to individually named U.S. Service Members deployed overseas.  Koshertroops was founded to help improve the morale and welfare of […]


Bnai Zion Foundation

https://www.bnaizion.org 577 Wanamaker Rd. Jenkintown, PA 19046 Contact: Sharona Durry -Mid-Atlantic Director sharonadurry@phillyisrael.com, 267-250-3835 Bnai Zion Foundation is dedicated to assisting those in need with humanitarian projects in both Israel and America. The organization has completed hundreds of initiatives for the people of Israel and for Jewish people worldwide. Ahava Village for Children & Youth holds a special place in the heart of Bnai Zion.  Nestled in a quiet residential area of the northern town Kiryat Bialik, Ahava is a center for children ages six to eighteen removed by Court order from high-risk home situations. Comprised of fifteen apartments, educational facilities and leisure […]


Yashar LaChayal

https://www.yasharlachayal.org P.O. Box 69 Adumim, Israel Friends of Yashar LaChayal, 49 Meadow Lane, Lawrence, NY 11559 Contact: Lisa Weinsoff, Project Coordinator lisa@yasharlachayal.org 954-633-5268 Yashar LaChayal is dedicated to assisting soldiers in the Israel Defense forces by providing goods and services when they are necessary, quickly and efficiently. Ongoing campaigns assist the families of needy IDF soldiers and provide Lone Soldiers in the IDF with assistance and support. Volunteer teams in Israel visit injured soldiers, and funds are raised in order to assist them as they recover from their injuries. In the autumn, Yashar LaChayal raises money to purchase winterwear for […]