Home for Holocaust Survivors
The International Christian Embassy Jerusalem has undertaken in recent years, over 100 Holocaust survivors have been provided with a loving home in which to live out their final years.
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Food Bank
The ‘Yad Ezer Lechaver’ foundation owns a food bank, which distributes dry food every day to people in need who are referred through welfare departments or organizations, and those in need known to the foundation to be having specific problems that day who receive immediate help.
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Warm Home for Holocaust Survivors
Over the course of the year 2007, the first home for Holocaust survivors in Israel was built in Kassel Street in Haifa. Its foundations are based on loving, embracing and respecting these dear people in their last years.
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Memorial Corner for the Memory of Naomi and Mark Biano
The lives of Naomi and Mark Biano, and a further 21 victims were taken away in a single moment, in a horrendous terrorist attack in the year 2003 that ripped apart and destroyed entire families, children, mothers, fathers, grandfathers and grandmothers. Naomi and Mark were close friends of the ‘Yad Ezer Lechaver’ Foundation; their greatest interest was helping others. The ‘Yad Ezer’ Family mourned the loss of their valuable contribution to the city of Haifa.
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President of Israel Reuven Rivlin greets Holocaust survivors in the warmest of welcomes at the President’s Residence in Jerusalem to mark International Holocaust Memorial Day !

On the occasion of ‘International Holocaust Memorial Day’, which fell on Wednesday this week 27/1/2016, Holocaust survivors, staff and volunteers of the ‘Warm Home for Holocaust Survivors’ of the ‘Yad Ezer Lechaver’ foundation were hosted at the residence of the Israeli President in Jerusalem.
Thursday, February 4, 2016

President of Israel Reuven (Rubi) Rivlin met and hosted the Holocaust survivors in great warmth at a meeting of the most exciting caliber, and many present shed a tear.”

During the meeting President Rivlin said to the Holocaust survivors: “To those who lived at the bottom and managed to establish a home here, it is our duty to promise them that the Holocaust survivors who live among us, will live out their lives in comfort and will have peaceful lives.

The Israeli President further added: “It is no more than our moral duty as a country and as a people, with the window of opportunity gradually closing to promise the generation of survivors the required wellbeing. We, here in this country, owe to the Holocaust survivors these moments that shall not be lacking. The People of Israel is alive, and the survivors are without doubt one of the reasons for that.”

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Prime Minister of Israel Mr. Benjamin Netanyahu meets with Holocaust survivors of the ‘Yad Ezer Lechaver’ Foundation on the occasion of ‘International Holocaust Memorial Day’ on 27/1/2016

There was enormous excitement today, Wednesday 26/1/2016, among the Holocaust survivors of the ‘Yad Ezer Lechaver’ Foundation’s ‘Warm Home for Holocaust Survivors’ when they met with Prime Minister Mr. Benjamin Netanyahu in his Tel Aviv office.
Wednesday, February 3, 2016

The meeting took place on the occasion of the ‘International Holocaust Memorial Day’, which will fall on Wednesday 27/1/2016. This day is marked in the different countries of the world, and this date was chosen because it was the day when the extermination camp Auschwitz was liberated by the Red Army…to remember and not to forget!

During this most exciting meeting, Prime Minister Netanyahu said: “The Holocaust took place because the Jewish people had no country, today whilst we have a country with a strong army, we can cope with all of those who want also today to destroy us.”

The Prime Minister further added to his remarks to the Holocaust survivors: “When I see all of you I say- the People of Israel is alive, and my duty as Prime Minister is to continue to concern myself that we have a country that can defend all its inhabitants.

ניצולי שואה מיד עזר מתארחים אצל מר בינימין נתניהו במשרד ראש הממשלה שבלשכתו בתל - אביב

ניצולי שואה מיד עזר מתארחים אצל מר בנימין נתניהו במשרד ראש הממשלה שבלשכתו בתל-אביב

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70 Years on Delay

It's never too late, 70 years on delay: The most delayed yet exciting Bar and Bat Mitzvahs for dozens of Holocaust survivors at the Western Wall in Jerusalem.
Friday, July 17, 2015

The foundation led by its founder and CEO Mr. Shimon Sabag, who first came up with the idea, worked tirelessly for several months, initiated and carried out this most unusual and exciting event for the Holocaust survivors living in the 'Residential Home for Holocaust Survivors', which is in the suburb of…in Kasel Street in Haifa.

Dozens of Holocaust survivors celebrated this week on Monday 13.7.2015 belated Bar and Bat Mitzvah celebrations at the Western Wall in Jerusalem in the presence of the Chief Rabbi of Israel, Rabbi David Lau, the Rabbi of the Western Wall, Rabbi Shmuel Rabinovitch, Knesset member Yair Lapid, along with other Knesset members and plenty of other guests. This colorful and unusual event was initiated and organized by the foundation 'Yad Ezer Lechaver' for the benefit of the survivors, who were denied such a celebration in their childhood because of the oppression of the Nazis at the time of the Holocaust.


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Dental Clinic
Yad Ezer Lechaver foundation established a dental clinic for those in need following request from schools and children’s homes where we were present to see children arriving with severe toothache. Likewise, elderly people who frequent soup kitchens belonging to us and suffer from the most severe toothache and are not capable of eating solid food.
Children’s shelter
The delightful gem and crown on the foundation’s head is the children’s home where children from families in distress are brought after the school day. In the children’s home there are different activities, a computer room, petting zoo, tutoring, and a hot lunch and a light hot dinner. The children’s home operates all day from Sunday to Thursday.

Delegations from Germany and Russia arrived for a visit at the ‘Warm Home for Holocaust Survivors’

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A number of days ago, two delegations arrived from abroad for an exciting visit to the foundation’s village of kindness. The delegations visited the ‘Warm Home for Holocaust Survivors’ of the ‘Yad Ezer Lechaver’ Foundation. The first delegation arrived from Germany, dozens of people from the delegation attentively

listened to the chilling testimonies of a number of Holocaust survivors who live in the ‘Warm Home for Holocaust Survivors’. One of the most emotional things during the course of their visit was the testimony of 97 year-old Holocaust survivor, Ms. Shoshana Kolmer. The delegation was given a comprehensive overview of the foundation’s village of kindness and the ‘Warm Home for Holocaust Survivors’.