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Bereaved Children Light a Candle at OneFamily Chanukah Camp

Bereaved children light a candle at OneFamily Chanukah Camp: “looking for my brother inside me”

The article below is a translation of a piece published on YNet, Israel’s leading news site, about the closing ceremony at OneFamily’s Chanukah Camp.

It was a joyous Hanukkah party, with dancing and singing, even though the hearts was silently torn asunder. Two hundred children – boys and girls from bereaved families – gathered for a candle lighting ceremony organized by OneFamily. Eight candles, eight children – and each one is a world of loss and longing.

For most of us, the faces are anonymous but [...]

January 6th, 2017|Press Room|Comments Off on Bereaved Children Light a Candle at OneFamily Chanukah Camp|
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    ‘Jerusalem Post’ to Honor OneFamily at Diplomatic Conference

‘Jerusalem Post’ to Honor OneFamily at Diplomatic Conference

Original source: Article published in The Jerusalem Post – by Steve Linde
The Jerusalem-based OneFamily Foundation is “the premier national organization that rehabilitates, reintegrates and rebuilds the lives of Israel’s thousands of victims of terror attacks.”

The OneFamily Foundation. Photo Credit: Sivan Farag

The Jerusalem Post Diplomatic Conference Award 2016, for “exceptional work with victims of terror and their families”, will be presented to OneFamily co-founders Marc and Chantal Belzberg and their daughter Michal who at 12 years old, was the catalyst behind the founding of OneFamily.

The Jerusalem-based OneFamily Foundation is “the premier national organization that rehabilitates, reintegrates and rebuilds the [...]

November 24th, 2016|Press Room|Comments Off on ‘Jerusalem Post’ to Honor OneFamily at Diplomatic Conference|

We Make Sure People Know They Are Not Alone

Original source: Article published in The Jerusalem Post – by Steve Linde
OneFamily co-founder and CEO Chantal Belzberg talks to ‘The Jerusalem Post’ about her mission.

OneFamily co-founder and CEO Chantal Belzberg. Photo Credit: Avid Waizman

What does OneFamily do for Israeli victims of terror?

OneFamily works to help victims of terror return to normal life – completely and as quickly as possible. We do it primarily by helping them financially, emotionally and legally.

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We help victims financially so that they and their families can stay afloat during the recovery process and not worry [...]

November 24th, 2016|Press Room|Comments Off on We Make Sure People Know They Are Not Alone|

Surviving Terror in Brussels

Original source: Article published in The Jerusalem Post – by Steve Linde

Chaim Winternitz and Menachem Farkash stand outside the OneFamily office in Jerusalem. Photo Credit: Marc Israel Sellem

On the morning of March 22, Chaim Winternitz, 28, and his brother-in-law, Menachem (Mendy) Farkash, 24, were at the Brussels Airport in Zaventem when they felt a huge explosion.

Sitting in the OneFamily office in Jerusalem, Winternitz recounts what happened. “I said to him in Yiddish, ‘Mendy, was that a bomb?’ He said yes. So we started to run away. I ran pushing my cart of suitcases, but he left his cases [...]

November 24th, 2016|Press Room|Comments Off on Surviving Terror in Brussels|