We recently received two reports from a volunteer, Dr. Mark Fenig, who we have helped sponsor and who is now providing relief support in Haiti. Report 1: Dr. Mark Fenig Day two has been super-tiring. Despite docs and nurses and volunteers numbering over 70 there seems to be an endless amount of work. I flew [...]
Hannah Damiani celebrated her 7th birthday on January 9, 2010. She asked all of her friend to make donations to Ve’ahavta, instead of presents, to help the homeless. In January, Hannah and her brother Seth, came into Ve’ahavta’s office to give us the funds they had raised to help the homeless. What a beautiful and compassionate gesture. We learn much [...]
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Haaretz.com features a piece about Haiti’s small but close-knit Jewish community. Click here to read the article.
Geoffrey Clarfield has been with Ve’ahavta for five years. He has worked long and hard to help take Ve’ahavta to a more formal stage, one which all NGOs must go to. He is a true Renaissance Man and a deeply care Jew and human being. We are honored to have been his colleague. Barbara Morton [...]
Click here to read Mia Farrow’s diary about Darfur.
Ve’ahavta has collected $180,000 for our Haiti Earthquake Relief Fund. We have exceeded our expectations and as of this morning have used up our matching funds. We will be applying to the Canadian government, however, for funds to be matched. Thank you to all those individuals who have committed to Ve’ahavta’s Earthquake Relief Fund so [...]
Send a card and donate today! Make a donation to Ve’ahavta and choose one of six of our unique collection card designs to be personalized and sent to family or friends. General Tribute Card – give the meaningful and everlasting gift of tikun olam (repairing the world) through the purchase of a tribute card on [...]
Send a card and donate today! Make a donation to send a Jewish Holiday card to friends or family. This card can be used for any holiday including Rosh Hashanah, Chanukah, Purim, Passover, or anything in between! This beautiful and inspiring card features original artwork by Ve’ahavta’s Founding Director, Avrum Rosensweig.
On Tuesday January 12th, a massive earthquake occurred in Haiti. According to UN estimates, thousands are likely dead and millions more have been left injured and/or homeless. Untold numbers of people remain trapped under the rubble of crumbled and collapsed infrastructure, and aid agencies are still struggling to make contact with their key personnel on [...]