The Big Felafel



Sderot or Your City? The Click To Care Campaign

sderotThe barrage of rockets continues to hit Sderot, and have now made their way to Ashkelon. While I worry about where and when the next rocket will hit, I can’t help but wonder if I am the only one. It is clear that we can not leave it up to the government to effectively run this country or military operations-but I still have faith in the people.The below video is a part of a Click to Care Campaign that I hope all of your will participate in. By clicking on this video and passing it on to friends and family, I hope we can get the word out about Sderot. We must educate the world in order to be heard.

Watch the video- click to care- and pass it on. Below, you will also find a list of organizations dedicated to helping Sderot and victims of terror. There are many ways to support Sderot: volunteer, donate, speak out, and make your voice heard with the click of a video.

HELP!
Sderot in our Hearts: http://www.sderotinourhearts.com/
Being run by a number of organization including OU Israel and Nefesh B’Nefesh, Sderot in our Hearts is dedicated to bringing Purim joy to the traumatized children of Sderot.

Challot from Sderot by Standing Together: www.stogether.org/sderotchallot
Standing Together is dedicated to helping brighten the day of a soldier. This project allows Israelis to order challot and other baked goods directly from bakeries in Sderot for pick-up at different locations in Yerushalyim (and elsewhere) on Friday mornings.

One Family Fund:www.onefamilyfund.org
Raises money for victims of terror.

Connections Israel: www.connectionsisrael.comsderot
This Purim, Connections Israel plans to deliver a holiday gift basket to every family in Sderot (10,000 families in total) with a letter of support from a Jewish family overseas. This project will connect families and communities in a major expression of Jewish unity.

Amit: http://www.amitchildren.org/sup2n.asp
Amit’s Campaign for Sderot has helped hundreds of children to advance in their studies, to continue their education, and to succeed in school despite tremendous obstacles.

Table to Table: www.tabletotable.org.il
Table to Table with the assistance of private donors is bolstering Sderot’s food industry through the purchase of food from local caterers, bakeries, butchers and grocers.

Chabad of Sderot: http://www.helpsderot.com/

Sderot Media Center: www.sderot-media.com
SMC aims to convey the Kassam rocket reality in Sderot and Western Negev to the Israeli and international community through media documentation and investigative journalism.

The Israel Project: http://www.theisraelproject.org/site/c.hsJPK0PIJpH/b.3831671/

israel project
The Israel Project is providing journalists with royalty free pictures of Sderot, in order to promote Sderot’s image in the media. They also have informative links about the current situation and history.

Children of Sderot Summer Relief Projecthttp://www.SderotKids.org

The directors of 11 large Jewish summer camps from Boston to Montreal to California have joined together to create this ambitious project to airlift 110 children out of missile-bombarded Sderot and bring them to North America to experience the summer of their lives at these camps.


Announcements:

Trip to Sderot
March 16th, Sunday, NIS 60 round-trip
Any Interest in visiting and/or helping with Sderot?
Help me with the blog, would you? Shmitta-in-Sderot – shmitta-in-sderot.blogspot.com/
Please reach me on this chanatovasokol2000@yahoo.com

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Sderot business will be coming to Hangar 11 in Tel Aviv on March 9-10 to try and make up for some financial losses they have been suffering from recently.Hangar 11 is near the beginning of the port area behind the first lot of restaurants.

Leah Morris Office Services & Translation
077-4210004

03-5171599
052-2928579
leahmtra@inter.net.il
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This is a call to all therapeutic, holistic, alternative therapists to join together and make at least one special day to give as many treatments to the stressed and traumatized people of Sderot.
I am looking for people who would be willing to donate their time to give a full day (or half if you are unable to commit to a full day) of treatments.

Please email to: daniel@cranio-sacral.co.il
or phone 0528 358 094 or (02) 993-8419

Haya Shulman
Tali and Daniel Tarlow
POB 143
Yishuv Elazar
www.cranio-sacral.co.il

Ynet: http://www.ynetnews.com/home/0,7340,L-4766-proj-0-0-0,00.html?area=0&field=0&age=0&x=49&y=16

This is a list for organizations in Israel. I found this for Sderot.
Are there organizations, non-profits or groups out there? Let me know and I will post them!

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  1. * shimshon says:

    If you were to only read AP and Reuters reports on this situation, you would think that Israel is the bad guy – killing poor, innocent civilians – when in fact Hamas is using donkey carts to transport bombs and now using ambulances to cross international borders with weapons. Can you imagine the propaganda if Israel were to shoot one of these ambulances even if it is being used as a weapon of war?

    Perhaps Secretary Rice should be fully briefed before putting any pressure on Israel’s right to defend itself.

    | Reply Posted 9 years, 4 months ago
  2. * Molly says:

    So true! Conda-poo-poo will never know the real story. Not just because, she only visits from time to time, but because she doesn’t care enough to truly want to help. She, like everyone else, is interested in an award, something to add to the list of accomplishments!

    | Reply Posted 9 years, 4 months ago
  3. * Gila says:

    Great, helpful post! I am including in a blog carnival I am hosting this week–it will come out on Saturday night. A lot of people want to know what they can do to help, and you have put together a great selection of ideas. Thanks!!!!!

    | Reply Posted 9 years, 4 months ago
  4. * Gila says:

    Whoops–meant to say “I am including it”

    | Reply Posted 9 years, 4 months ago
  5. Our hearts are with the people of Sderot in these terribly trying and difficult times. May Hashem continue to watch over you and bring a true “peace” to the people of his land.

    | Reply Posted 9 years, 4 months ago
  6. * jsherri says:

    Animals Caught in the Fire
    Seems like animals are being sacrificed today in Israel more than every before. Those that are in laboratories being induced with heart attacks, radiated, burned, having their skulls drilled and being cut apart while conscious by men in white and those that live on the border with Israel’s enemies, being blown apart by missiles and who are being traumatized by explosions, sirens, shootings and starvation and neglect by their owners who have fled, who physically and who emotionally. The owners simply can’t cope.

    So who is caring for the sheep, horses, cats, dogs, geese, pigeons, chickens and goats being tortured by thirst, starvation and bombardment of missiles in Sderot? Anyone? Someone? Anywhere?

    NOBODY.

    NOT A SOUL.

    Carcasses adorn the farms where once vibrant life and its cycles once transpired. The smell of death reeks in the desert breeze, remnants of the corpses that once gave milk, transported and plowed the Land. Where once geese yakked about in gaggles of high pitched debate, now there is silence. Only the flapping metal door that closed the cages can be heard. Where once the din of sheep and horses neighing in the near distance comforted the people living in the area, because where there are animals living and thriving, there was hope for tomorrow whatever would come, and there would be eggs, milk and cheese, now only the soft bleating, crying of a sheep is recognizable among the constant traffic on the main road. And soon that bleating would stop too because no one can feed this animal and the sooner it’s sold to the butcher the better. One less *thing* to worry about.

    And this is the situation in Sderot. These are the true victims. Those that can’t complain. Those that can’t go to a shrink and talk it over. Those that absorb the grief and terror and trauma into every fibre of their being without a safe place to be on this Land called holy.

    And with all the talk of *helping* Sderot and all the big promises of *restoring* Sderot, somehow the animals that feed, plough, serve and comfort the humans have been forgotten. And as this is being written they are slowly dying of thrist, hunger and neglect. And the world just continues to spin in ignorance and indifference. Just an animal. Just Israel. Just. It’s just another day in paradise.

    | Reply Posted 8 years, 11 months ago
  7. * Curtis says:

    I just read your arcticles upon here. I am truely looking to come out again this summer to Israel of 09 and I would like to do some volunteering down in the Sderot region. Please e-mail me contacts to get ahold of so I may come out and help. Thank you. Curtis.

    | Reply Posted 8 years, 4 months ago
  8. * Molly says:

    Hi Curtis,
    I suggest trying the org. numbers and emails above in the article. I also think you should contact Arnie who knows everyone and anyone when it comes to non-profits and volunteering. He works with “mitzvah heroes” and you can contact him at soosim@netmedia.net.il

    Best of luck!

    | Reply Posted 8 years, 4 months ago
  9. * Curtis says:

    Thank you Molly…..I e-mail Arnie, hopefully I get a response, well see how it goes, but thank you very much for your help.

    Curtis

    | Reply Posted 8 years, 4 months ago


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