A VE’AHAVTA HANUKA MESSAGE Hanuka means dedication but the same Hebrew root means education, and I’ve always thought that Hanuka is the most educative holiday. First, the rabbis considered the hanukia that we light each night to be an advertisement to the world. They called it pirsumei nisa, publicizing the miracle. The hanukia is meant [...]
Here is the latest Ve’ahavta Radio episode. We interview Steve Schwartz, of Herzog Hospital in Jerusalem. To listen to the radio show, click here. If you would like to subscribe to our radio show on iTunes, click here.
Click below to see our most recent episode of Ve’ahavta TV, a warm and introspective interview with Rabbi Yossi Sapirman, of Beth Torah. Check it out! To view more episodes of our TV show, click here.
Hi everyone! Last night was a truly special night on the van, and after discussing it with Eric we think everybody should hear about it! It is hard to understand the full scope of the program and what we can offer our clients unless you are on the van regularly, with that being said yesterday [...]
Listen to 3 fascinating stories of addiction – past, present, and future. One of these guests checked into a rehab program shortly after this interview, stating that we had lifted him up and inspired to make a change. Click here to listen to part 1. Click here to listen to part 2.
A moment in time, sanctimonious and pure, Ve’ahavta’s annual ‘Starry Nights’ gala was a smashing success. Our friends, donors and volunteers as well as all other attendees made this year’s event one to remember. Driven by an innate desire to push and promote unity, to alleviate suffering of many kinds, all of those in attendance [...]
Click here to read John Sacke’s blog entry about Ve’ahavta and Starry Nights
Jane Hawtin spoke with Theresa Schrader. She is a former sex trade worker and now runs Ve’ahavta Street Academy, a program that bridges homeless people and schools. Click to listen to the interview here.