SHABBAT THIS WEEK
What if you couldn't pay your mortgage? What if you had to choose between your child's medicine and the utility bill? What if you're a senior and there's more money going out than coming in? What if you're a person who was once donating and is now...
YOU CAN GET HELP!
Since the economic downturn of 2009, more than 1,500 Jews have faced joblessness, hunger, homelessness, unpaid bills and the mental and physical ills that come with poverty.
We, as the Jewish people, have a moral and religious obligation to try to help those among us regain their positions of strength where possible, and to assist those who, by virtue of illness or other problems, are unable to survive on their own. The Jewish Federation of Greater Houston has made a promise to help. The Promise of Hope appeal is the first local appeal specifically directed to addressing the issue of poverty in Houston’s Jewish community; today and going forward. Learn More about the Promise of Hope appeal and how you can help. CLICK HERE.
Please take a few minutes to read a poignant and timely article by Ambassador Arthur Schechter from the Nov. 21st edition of the Jewish Herald-Voice. HERE.
An eight-year long dream has been realized. On August 27, 2013, the first KIPP-Inspired school opened in Kiryat Bialik, Israel. Today, the inaugural school was officially dedicated. Your gifts to the Annual Campaign helped this dream come true.
To read more about the Leo Baeck, KIPP-Inspired School dedication in Kiryat Bialik, Israel and to view pictures from the ceremony, and to share in the excitement of Opening Week, CLICK HERE