Hamas Prevents Orphans From Entering Israel For Coordinated Visit

12/28/2014 - 19:00

Jerusalem — Hamas prevented 37 Palestinian children orphaned in Israel’s summer operation in Gaza from entering Israel for a visit coordinated by the country’s Kibbutz Movement.

The Jewish Imperative For Child Adoption

01/08/2012 - 19:00
Jewish Week Online Columnist

Millions of children fall asleep every night hungry, wearing an unchanged diaper, and with no one to hold them as they cry themselves to sleep. There is perhaps no greater suffering than to feel unloved, unwanted, and uncared for by anyone. This is the story of the orphan.

Rabbi Yanklowitz is founder and president of Uri L'Tzedek, director of Jewish life and senior Jewish educator at UCLA Hillel.
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