We remember Matan. Weekly e-Update, August 20, 2014.
August 20, 2014
On the Ground in Israel & NJ
a blog by Amir Shacham, Associate Executive Vice President, Israel and Overseas
Toward the end of the conversation, when there was not a dry eye in the room, our group asked the family what they need and how we can help. Matan’s parents’, brothers’ and girlfriend’s answer was painfully simple: “Don’t forget him.”» read more
From the New Jersey Jewish News
by Robert Wiener
NJJN Staff Writer
NJ leaders head unity mission to Greece
Heading a national Jewish federations mission to Greece, two local leaders met a Jewish community whose members are determined to keep their faith and traditions alive despite persistent anti-Semitism, a struggling economy, and the massive decimation they endured in the Nazi Holocaust. » read more
In Israel - National Solidarity Mission
a blog by Stanley Stone, Executive Director
24 Hours in Israel - Up and Down With Emotions
To me this sums up what we have seen in our first 24 hours. A people who value life and despite destruction plant trees with missiles falling and parents having the strength to say their son died for a better Israel. » read more
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