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Christian charity in Haiti is the Jewish thing to do

by Rabbi David Wolpe

January 19, 2011 | 4:33 pm

Rabbi David Wolpe sits with a group of children at Have Faith Haiti orphanage, outside Port-au-Prince, where he helped out for three days this month. Photos courtesy of Rabbi David Wolpe.

Dona is a 14-year-old boy in Port-au-Prince. When his mother was pregnant with him, she hid in fear from his father. In time, he... read full article

  • Body of Jewish man recovered from Haiti rubble

    JTA

    March 8, 2010 | 12:35 pm

    The body of a Jewish man from Canada reportedly was pulled from the rubble of the Haiti earthquake.

    A body carrying the passport of Alexander Shmuel Bitton was taken out of the Montana Hotel in Port-au-Prince by Israeli rescue volunteers from ZAKA nearly two months after a devastating quake hit the Caribbean nation, the Jewish Chronicle reported.

    The body still must be formally identified.

    Bitton had just arrived in Haiti on a business trip when the earthquake struck on Jan. 12. The death toll is estimated at more than 200,000.

  • Israeli rehab experts travel to Haiti

    JTA

    February 18, 2010 | 11:12 am

    JERUSALEM —Israeli medical experts in the rehabilitation of amputees arrived in Haiti to help examine and evaluate injured victims from the devastating...

  • Celebs Draw Crowd for ‘Second Aid’ to Haiti

    by Ryan Torok

    February 10, 2010 | 2:30 am

    A private musical benefit for Haiti featuring recording artists Dave Koz and Deniece “Niecy” Williams at American Jewish University (AJU) raised more...

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  • Israeli group sets up school in Haiti

    JTA

    February 4, 2010 | 4:17 pm

    An Israeli organization has set up a provisional school in Haiti.

    An Israeli delegation in Port-au-Prince from the Natan Israeli Coalition for...

  • Local Organizations, Synagogues Offer Haiti Relief

    by Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    February 3, 2010 | 5:27 pm

    The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles has collected and distributed more than $350,000 for Haitian relief since a 7.0-magnitude earthquake...

  • IsraAID working with actor Penn in Haiti

    JTA

    February 1, 2010 | 7:29 pm

    IsraAID is partnering with actor Sean Penn and Israeli-born actress Moran Atias in its earthquake relief efforts in Haiti.

    IsraAID: The Israel Forum for...

  • Israeli team honored on return from Haiti

    JTA

    January 28, 2010 | 6:34 pm

    The 200-member Israeli military medical and rescue team in Haiti was honored upon its return to Israel.

    “You raised peoples’ spirits; you raised the...

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