A chalaka or upsherin in Yiddish (אפשערן), is a haircutting ceremony held when a Jewish boy turns three-years-old and receives his first haircut.
A cantor witnesses first-hand the amazing efforts of an amazing youth center that keeps Israeli children cheerful despite living under the shadow of Gazan rocket-fire.
“The key to survival for many families is for parents to know that there is a caring place for their child.”
Today, many hospitals have developed similar programs, all modeled on the pioneering work of Rabbi Lieberman and his dedicated team.
On Saturday night, when the Ariel family was mourning the lost of their eldest, Michal and Dovi welcomed their youngest: a seventh child.
Colel Chabad, Israel’s oldest charity, actively aids impoverished and dysfunctional families and runs at-risk youth programs in Safed.
The Soviet Union may have dissolved in 1991, but many Jewish families are still struggling to emerge from the regime’s seven decades of antipathy towards their heritage.
All Around the World, and Especially in Nigeria, Jewish Children sing “Ani Maamin” which professes our hopeful yearning for the Messiah.
Yishai Fleisher inspires with the power of Jewish babies being born in the land of Israel. He describes the emotion and meaning that he experienced as his child was born at home, in both senses of the word.
Dr. Eli Schussheim, chairman of the Save a Jewish Baby which gives assistance to Jewish women not to have abortions, spoke to Arutz Sheva ahead of Rosh Hashanah (the Jewish New Year) about the work his organization does to save Jewish babies.