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Letter from the President

Dear FRIENDS of MYRIAM’S DREAM: How appropriate that our annual Hanukkah newsletter coincided with Thanksgiving this year! The Festival of Lights, culminating in the rededication of a most holy place, calls on each of us to rededicate ourselves to all that brings holiness to our world, including showing respect and compassion toward others, and giving […]

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Dear Friends of Myriam’s Dream

The “Great Recession” has its impact on people all over the world; but none feel the pain more than the elderly who live on the edge of life in Israel and Eastern Europe. As resources shrink and prices rise, the needs of the elderly increase unbelievably. MYRIAM’S DREAM reaches a small number of these people […]

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Sandwiches from Grandma

Due to the depressed economic situation of many families, we know there are many disadvantaged children who arrive at school without a morning sandwich. The grandmothers of Beit Frankforter will arrive at sunrise each morning to make 500 sandwiches for the junior children who attend the local schools. We need sponsors who will donate $6 […]

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Eilat Children, Elders and Soldiers

Retirees interaction with soldiers – The army has a project for interaction between elderly in Eilat and soldiers at nearby bases. Each day 8 retirees are taken by a minibus to a base where they talk to the soldiers, help them with little things like sewing buttons on uniforms, etc. and they share a lunch […]

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CLICK AND SAVI: Intergenerational Cooperation

“DEMENTED, LONELY, MISERLY, ONE FOOT IN THE GRAVE”…these were some of the associations raised by elementary school youth in a cross-generational survey done by CLICK, non-profi t senior centers in Hod Hasharon, Israel. We learned that children tend to describe the elderly as sad, depressed and close to death. This is also what Myriam Mendilow […]

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