Yad Ezer La-Haver foundation was founded in the year 2001, when the background to its establishment was the difficult social and economic situation in the country.
The foundation runs a 'Warm Home' for Holocaust survivors, soup kitchens for needy families and children at risk. As a rule the foundation strives to help every person in distress who turns to them, and not to turn away any empty-handed person.
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  • Sailors of the US 6th Fleet Destroyer visit the “Warm Home for Holocaust survivors"

    At the end of this week (22.6.2018), the guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham of the US 6th Fleet , arrived at the Haifa port.

    Writer: News writer for the “Yad Ezer L’Haver” organization
    At the end of this week (22.6.2018), the guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham of the US 6th
    Fleet , arrived at the Haifa port. A large group of the ship’s sailors serving on the American
    destroyer arrived for a visit in the “Yad Ezer Lechaver” organization. The American sailors received
    a comprehensive overview of the organization from the founder and director of the organization, Mr.
    Shimon Sabag. They also toured the Museum of Holocaust and Rebirth. During their tour of the
    museum the sailors showed great interest in every exhibit and the unique stories surrounding the
    displayed artifacts.
    During this emotional encounter, the American sailors met with a Holocaust survivor from Poland
    and an active tenant in the “Warm House of Holocaust Survivors”, Mrs. Rita Cassimao-Braun, 85,
    who told the soldiers about her life story during the Holocaust and the story of her heroism and
    emotional survival during the Nazi era. The sailors were very moved by her tragic story and there
    was not a dry eye in the group .The official media website for US service members has also
    published the emotional and moving visit of its sailors to the Yad Ezer L’Haver organization.
    Yad Ezer L’Haver invites you to come and visit the Holocaust and Rebirth Museum. The museum
    has a permanent exhibition about the Holocaust and the revival of the State of Israel. The museum
    exhibits dozens of artifacts from the Holocaust period, such as: Torah scrolls, menorahs, diaries
    and various items. You are invited to visit and be impressed. Opening hours: Sunday – Thursday
    between 09: 00-16: 30 and on Fridays for groups only by appointment, by phone:
    04-8666988 , We are waiting for you and would be glad to see you!
    Photos: The official website of the destroyer “USS Jason Dunham”, Adir Yaziref.

  • Billionaire Mitch Goldhar visited the "Holocaust and Rebirth" Museum in Haifa

    Billionaire Mitch Goldhar visited the “Holocaust and Rebirth” Museum in Haifa

    Billionaire Mitch Goldhar, owner of the Maccabi Tel Aviv soccer team, arrived Sunday evening (29.4) a few hours before his team played against the Hapoel Haifa team, at Kiryat Hahesed of the Yad Ezer L’Haver organization, for a visit to “The New Holocaust” museum which was inaugurated recently. Goldhar arrived accompanied by his assistant Jack Englidis and a large entourage of friends and family. He visited the museum about three years ago in its early stages of construction, and promised to come and visit it again, and this is what he did tonight.

    Goldhar toured the facilities of Kiryat HaHesed, and received a comprehensive overview of the organization from Yigal Danino, the legal advisor of the association, due to the fact that the founder and CEO of the organization, Mr. Shimon Sabag, is on a personal visit to the Auschwitz extermination camp in Poland. Goldhar, met with Holocaust survivors, residents of the Yad Ezer L’Haver “Warm House for Holocaust Survivors”, and did not miss a thorough tour of the new Holocaust and Rebirth Museum. He also stated that he himself is a member of a family of Holocaust survivors. His grandmother, grandfather and all his family perished in the Holocaust. The only survivor of the Nazis was his mother. Goldhar said, “I stand here in front of you and I am very moved. This is a great and special day for me to be here and hear what you have undergone. I share these difficult moments with my family as well. I know that I cannot assist you at the moment, but I will be a partner and I will try to contribute as much as possible to help this amazing and exciting place. I am thrilled to be here and witness the long-standing activities of Mr. Shimon Sabag, towards the well-being of Holocaust survivors. There are not many people with as much goodwill, generosity and magnanimity within them. Shimon Sabag is a precious man not only to you but to many in this country. You should be honored that Shimon commemorates Holocaust survivors alive, as this is very important, I was very excited to visit this museum here tonight. ”

    Photos: Yad Ezer Lechaver

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

    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.

    שתי משלחות הגיעו מחו"ל לביקור מרגש בקריית החסד של העמותה . המשלחות ביקרו ב"בית החם לניצולי השואה" של עמותת "יד עזר לחבר" .

    שתי משלחות הגיעו מחו”ל לביקור מרגש בקריית החסד של העמותה . המשלחות ביקרו ב”בית החם לניצולי השואה” של עמותת “יד עזר לחבר” .

    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’.

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