Aleh

For Jerusalem Marathon, Disabled Kids Get Training Help From Police Officers

03/03/2015
Staff Writer

Since the Jerusalem Marathon was first run through the hilly streets of Israel’s capital in 2011, representatives of ALEH, which bills itself as the country’s “largest network of facilities for children with severe physical and cognitive disabilities,” have been a presence. As members of Team ALEH, supporters traveled the 26.2-mile course in distinctive bright green T-shirts to raise money and publicity for the organization, then with in a small group of ALEH (ALEH.org) residents who, with aid, “ran” an abbreviated course on race day.

Photo By ALEH

Israeli Charity Serving People With Disabilities Breaks With U.S. Arm

The photograph was a fundraiser’s dream: a frail child in a gold-and-black dress struggling for balance on a walker. The caption accompanying the photo described her plight: “Ayalah [is] a beautiful five-year-old born with spina bifida and is paralyzed from the waist down.”

Rabbi Shlomo Braun, right, with Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio. Via Jewocity.com

Israeli Charity Breaks Bitterly With U.S. Arm

Citing financial irregularities, ALEH, which cares for disabled, claims Borough Park rabbi misrepresenting group.

11/20/2013
Staff Writer

The photograph was a fundraiser’s dream: a frail child in a gold-and-black dress struggling for balance on a walker. The caption accompanying the photo described her plight: “Ayalah [is] a beautiful five-year-old born with spina bifida and is paralyzed from the waist down.”

Rabbi Shlomo Braun, right, with Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio. Via Jewocity.com

Israel’s Sweetest Side

02/19/2013

Israel isn’t just the land of milk and honey — it’s the land of milk and cocoa, too.

Maybe you enjoy whimsical candies like candy canes, jellybeans and gummies. Maybe you revel in the nostalgic feeling evoked by eating halva. Maybe you enjoy chocolate with popping candy inside. Whatever your tastes, Israeli candies have something to offer every sweet tooth.

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