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Hanukkah Camp Speeches

Hanukkah Camp Speeches

On the last night of Chanukah camp, bereaved children stand up before the entire camp and speak about their journey of healing.  Chananel Roi Arbel – Father was killed in a shooting attack My name […]

Relive the 10th OneFamily Cross Israel Hike!

Relive the 10th OneFamily Cross Israel Hike!

Look back at the adrenaline, the emotions and the fun of the 10th OneFamily cross Israel Hike! Or watch the slideshow here!

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OneFamily Attends Holocaust Exclusive Memorial at the UN

OneFamily Attends Holocaust Exclusive Memorial at the UN

OneFamily was honored to participate in the United Nations Holocaust Remembrance Day event last week. OneFamily Chairman Marc Belzberg and President David Pasternack represented the organization at the invitation-only event. The annual event was held […]

WATCH: Morocco Trip Brings Relief to Bereaved Parents

A group of bereaved parents, including many who lost children during the recent wave of terror, traveled to Morocco as part of their journey of healing. Participants came together to take a break from their […]

Hollywood Legend David Zucker Shows Support at OneFamily Center

Hollywood Legend David Zucker Shows Support at OneFamily Center

This article was written by OneFamily volunteer Eilleen Eisenberg, who organized the event with Hollywood legend David Zucker, writer/director of a string of classic comedies.   Growing up, there were two movies my brothers and I […]

Movie and Hot Chocolate With David Zucker

Movie and Hot Chocolate With David Zucker

Never Give Up on Yourself – Moriah’s Speech at Chanukah Camp

Never Give Up on Yourself – Moriah’s Speech at Chanukah Camp

On the last night of Chanukah camp, bereaved children stand up before the entire camp and speak about their journey of healing.  The following is the speech from Moriah:  My name is Moriah and I […]

Chanukah Camp and the Importance of Being Seen

Chanukah Camp and the Importance of Being Seen

After the trauma of losing a close family member to terror, many bereaved children feel that people no longer see them. The pain they feel is often concealed so deeply that most people in their […]

One Family UK Hosts Bereaved Young Adults

One Family UK Hosts Bereaved Young Adults

When people enter early adulthood, they are often preoccupied with starting new careers, advancing in their fields, or completing study programs. They have little time to look after their personal needs, especially when they lost […]

Stories of Courage – Eden Dadon’s Thanksgiving

Stories of Courage – Eden Dadon’s Thanksgiving

Eden Dadon from OneFamily on Vimeo. https://www.inn.co.il/News/News.aspx/361262 http://news.walla.co.il/item/3118500?utm_source=whatsup&utm_medium=sharebuttonapp&utm_term=social&utm_content=whatsup&utm_campaign=socialbutton הפצועה הקשה ביותר בפיגוע ערכה סעודת הודיה Just a few days before Passover in 2016, Eden Dadon’s life changed forever. She and her mother had taken a […]

Annual Chanukah Gala Brings Joy to Over 350 Victims of Terror

Annual Chanukah Gala Brings Joy to Over 350 Victims of Terror

At our annual Chanukah party, attended by over 350 victims of terror, our light burnt brightly against the darkness of the night. It was an uplifting evening filled with song and the inspiring life stories […]

Nurturing the Nurturers with Chanukah Treats

Nurturing the Nurturers with Chanukah Treats

When cookbook writer Amy Stopnicki gives a cooking demonstration, she reveals more than how to prepare food that makes the mouth water. She also shows that food can feed the soul as much as the […]

The Year in Headlines

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OneFamily in the News 2017

Soccer: http://www.ynet.co.il/articles/0,7340,L-4903735,00.html (Hebrew) Natan Bennett joins soccer team: http://www.inn.co.il/News/News.aspx/337225(Hebrew) http://www.kikar.co.il/218187.html (Hebrew) http://www.jns.org/news-briefs/2017/1/5/soccer-team-comprised-of-terror-attack-survivors-adopts-3-year-old-israeli-boy   #.WPhdxmnyvIU(English) https://www.theyeshivaworld.com/news/headlines-breaking-stories/509679/video-a-3-year-old-injured-in-terror-attack-joined-the-terror-victims-soccer-team.html (English) https://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/222837 (English)   Son of Eliraz Peretz celebrates Bar Mitzva: “אמשיך ללכת בדרכו”: בנו של אלירז פרץ ז”ל חגג בר-מצווה […]

The Ultimate Girls’ Day Out

The Ultimate Girls’ Day Out

As I walked through the door out to the lawn I was hit by the sounds of the mellow music and the chatter and the laughter. Women lounging under the gazebo, stretching their way through […]

Youth Division Activities Challenge and Inspire

Youth Division Activities Challenge and Inspire

The Youth Division, which serves the needs of bereaved children ages 8-24, opened the year of activities with outings for every age group. The action began with a midnight hike for the oldest division, known […]

A Friend Remembers Ezra Schwartz

A Friend Remembers Ezra Schwartz

Ezra Schwartz, 18, was stuck in traffic at the Alon Shvut junction on November 19, 2015, when a terrorist opened fire, killing him and two other people. Two years after the attack, we remember Ezra and […]

Opening Up: Bereaved Men Share the Pain of Loss

Opening Up: Bereaved Men Share the Pain of Loss

When it comes to coping with bereavement, men and women move in different directions. Women are often more verbal and naturally inclined to share their feelings with others. They gravitate towards support groups that provide […]

A Sukkot Activity for the Entire Family

Terrorist Murders Three Israelis in Har Adar

Terrorist Murders Three Israelis in Har Adar

OneFamily is stunned and deeply saddened by the murder of border guard Solomon Gavriyah, 20, from Be’er Yaakov, and security guards Youssef Ottman, 25, from Abu Ghosh and Or Arish, 25, from Har Adar. All […]

Buy a Lulav and Etrog Set and Help OneFamily at the Same Time

  You can purchase a lulav and etrog set and help worthy charities as well, including OneFamily. Just go to   www.netinatlulav.com  to purchase your set, and choose OneFamily as the cause you wish to support. (NOTE: Available only […]

A Message for Rosh Hashana

Dear friends, I want to take a moment to thank all of our readers and donors for the incredible and enthusiastic support we have received this past year. We are passionate about helping victims of […]

The Rim to Rim Run for Ezra Schwartz and OneFamily

The Rim to Rim Run for Ezra Schwartz and OneFamily

On September 17, Ari Schwartz, father of terror victim Ezra Schwartz, will run a 21 mile route to the bottom of the Grand Canyon and back to the top. Ezra, 18, was killed in at […]

Three Murdered in Halamish Massacre

Three Murdered in Halamish Massacre

Some terrorist attacks are so savage and inhuman that they defy description. The massacre that claimed the lives of Yosef Salomon, 70, his daughter Haya, 46, and his son Elad, 36 inside Yosef’s home on […]

Asael Shabo Inspires at Maccabiah Games

(Video produced by Maccabiah Games) Asael Shabo is a true hero and an real inspiration. In 2002, when Asael was 9-years old, terrorists broke into his family home in Itamar and opened fire on his […]

OneFamily Campers Speak of Challenges Coping with Bereavement

OneFamily Campers Speak of Challenges Coping with Bereavement

  For most children, summer means fun, friends, and freedom. But for children coping with the death of a close family member, fun is often the last thing on their minds. And carefree living is […]

Volunteer of the Month – Laura Bortnick

Volunteer of the Month – Laura Bortnick

Laura Bortnick, a student at the Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School of Law, made a strong impression in the short three and a half weeks she spent at OneFamily. She was not only diligent about her […]

OneFamily Canada Welcomes Victims From Israel

OneFamily Canada Welcomes Victims From Israel

OneFamily Canada hosted its second Taste for Life event, drawing nearly 250 people to hear the story of six victims of terror from Israel. The event also featured the premier of Matthew Shoychet’s film, The […]