Newborn dies from Sunday night’s terrorist attack as news of yet another drive by shooting emerges

2 Israelis killed, 2 seriously wounded in West Bank shooting attack

The news of yet another terrorist attack earlier this morning leaves us all reeling. Another two Israeli’s have been murdered with another two left in serious condition, mowed down by gunmen in another drive by shooting just a few yards away from Sunday’s deadly attack.

 

Israeli soldiers and police inspect the scene of a shooting attack at the entrance to the Israeli settlement of Givat Asaf, in the West Bank, on December 13, 2018. Photo by Hadas Parush/Flash90

 

Two Israelis were killed and two were severely injured, one of them critically, in a shooting attack in the central West Bank Thursday 13th December , close to where a terror attack occurred earlier in the week.

The perpetrators fled the scene of the attack, near the Palestinian town of Silwad and Ofra, an Israeli settlement north of Jerusalem, prompting a large-scale manhunt.

According to the Israel Defence Forces, one gunman left a vehicle along the Route 60 highway and opened fire at a group of Israelis of soldiers and civilians, before running away. Two of the victims died at the scene. One of the wounded, a 21-year-old man, is in critical condition.

“His condition is very serious. There is a threat to his life,” a Hadassah spokesperson said.

The second of the wounded, a female civilian, was seriously injured and taken to Shaare Zedek Medical Center’s trauma unit in Jerusalem.

The shooting attack occurred near the Givat Asaf settlement, close to Ofra, where on Sunday a number of terrorists opened fire at a group of people standing at the settlement’s bus stop, hitting seven of them, including a seven-month pregnant woman who was critically injured and whose baby later died as a result of the attack.

Additional infantry battalions were sent into the West Bank both to defend roads and settlements and to conduct additional searches and arrests.

On Wednesday night, the Israeli military arrested a number of suspects who were believed to have carried out Sunday night’s shooting attack and shot dead a third, as he tried to attack Israeli troops during an escape attempt.

For Shira and Amichai Ishran, the future was full of hope and joy. As the attack on Sunday evening started, Amichai tried to shield his wife who was 30-weeks pregnant, but both were shot in the mayhem.

A bullet hit Shira in her stomach, while Amichai was hit in the leg. Rushed to the hospital with Shira in critical condition, their baby boy was delivered prematurely in an emergency cesarean. Yesterday after four days of fighting for his life, their baby boy passed away.

For the Ishran family, the road ahead will be long and challenging. They will need physical, emotional and financial help. One Family has reached out to them to offer assistance and support through the difficult mourning period ahead and as long as they need us.

We will be by their side, as we will be with all those impacted by this morning’s attack and the hundreds of other attacks over the last 16 years.As the end of the year approaches, we urge you to help us with our vital work in Israel go to www.onefamilyuk.org/donate

One Family bring a group of 19 bereaved fathers from Israel to London

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Bereaved fathers visit London for a respite week

On Tuesday, 12th June. nineteen bereaved fathers, all affected by a terrorist atrocity in Israel, including one father whose son was one of the three boys  kidnapped in 2014 , came together for a very special rehabilitative week in London .

Hosted by families in the Hendon area, they have visited the London Motor Museum as well as being hosted in fabulous riverside home at Marlow for the day in the June sunshine. Last night they had a great evening with a whiskey tasting at the home of a generous supporter.

 

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Relaxing in Marlow on a sunny June afternoon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Today , Thursday they visit RAF Hendon , golf and shopping and then onto the Lion King this evening.

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Golf afternoon

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Sunday Farewell BBQ

Sunday evening June 17th the group bid farewell to their hosts as the community at Hendon Adath Yisroel Synagogue held a fabulous BBQ for the guests, their hosts and the wider congregation.

Quotes from the hosts:

  • A big big thank you and yeshecoach to David for everything! And to you the lovely host families.
  • The Hendon Adath community embraced this group and we and they thank you so very much.
  • Thank you so much David for everything you have done to make this such an amazing week!
  • It was a real pleasure and honour for us to organise this event- the benefits of which for everyone involved far exceeded our wildest expectations
  • Thanks to One Family David and Linda for organising the trip. The group was very cohesive and despite their constant agony, were able to laugh and befriend the members of Hendon Adass. We opened our houses to them but they opened their hearts to us and we now have new lifetime friends. 

Earlier in the day the group visited Camden market to get a different flavour of London and then took a trip on the canal to Little Venice:

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Canal Boat along the Regents Canal to Little Venice
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Little Venice Pub

Monday- the final farewell

This morning before flying home to their families in Israel the group are taking a flying visit to the British Museum – not a minute to waste!

Sadly they fly home this afternoon and they have left the community missing them already.

Helping each other

Staying with host families makes the experience even greater as they forge friends for life with their hosts . Often, these victims of terror do not know that there are people outside of Israel that care for their wellbeing and this is of great comfort to them.

Each member of the group came to London as strong individuals who have been exposed to terror, yet have chosen to stay positive and choose life despite the bereavement they suffered. This trip enabled the group to get to know each other, as many didn’t know each other well and to be strengthened by the power of being together with people who understand the difficult feelings they have had to cope with following the bereavement of their sibling. The trip literally changes their lives!

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Father of 4 dies in Lebanon war we support the family

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One Family is the family of Israel’s victims of terror attacks – those who have been bereaved, those who have been maimed, and those suffering from post-trauma as a result of terrorist attacks since 2001.

Israel’s victims of terror attacks ARE OneFamily.

We are the premier national organisation that rehabilitates, reintegrates and rebuilds the lives of Israel’s thousands of victims of terror attacks.

One Family is a unique family of professionals, volunteers, supporters and victims – bereaved, maimed and traumatised – young and old – Jews and non-Jews.

One Family empowers victims of terror to rebuild their lives, rehabilitate and reintegrate through emotional, legal, and financial assistance programs geared toward each of the following: Orphans, Bereaved Parents, Parents of Injured Children, Widows and Widowers, Young Adults, and Youth Injured and Bereaved.

Read here Ido’s story of how he lost his father in the Lebanon war.

“My name is Ido (right in photo). I am 15 years old. I lost my father Danny  in the second Lebanon war. He was based in Kibbutz Kfar Giladi.

One day, a Katyusha rocket detonated near him. He was wounded from the blast and died in the helicopter on the way to the hospital. 11 other soldiers were also killed by this same rocket. I was almost 6 years old when he died, my brother, Tomer was 9, and my sister, Mai was 3. My mother Yifat  has raised all of us on her own and has done an amazing job.

One Family started helping my family right after my father died in the Lebanon war. My brother started going to their youth activities and, when I turned 8, I joined him. I was a part of the summer camp program in Israel. I also had the opportunity to go to  an overnight camp. For the past 10 years, One Family have welcomed many kids from Israel to overseas camps. What I like best about One Family is that I have become so close with the campers and counselors; we are like a real family and are in touch with each other every day.”

About One Family respite camps

Therapeutic camps, organised three times per year for Israeli children victimised by terror, serve as the core of One Family’s youth activities. Three times per year – during the summer, Chanukah and Pesach vacations –  350 children count on the camps to create stability and continuity in their lives, replacing for a short time the fear and doubt they live with daily.

Many of the counselors are terror victims themselves, and are thus best equipped to ask about little details no one else would ever have remembered. The counselors reintroduce these youngsters to life, and often become almost like a father or mother, brother or sister, maintaining contact throughout the year, as the friend these terrified children need when no one else will do.

Children and teens deal with trauma differently than adults. They hold the same pain inside, but don’t know how to express it. One child at camp last year had been in a terrorist attack just a month earlier. Even his physical wounds had not yet healed completely. He was so angry that he would have fits of violence during the day. It was very scary to watch, but everyone understood. After all, they had been through it themselves. Instead of sending him home when it got rough, the counselors met his needs. This sent a very strong message to the rest of the children that the counselors understood them, and that they were prepared to meet the frustrated pain, which the children wouldn’t otherwise be able to express, with strong patience, deep warmth and unconditional love to pull them through.

And the children thrive on this combination of freedom and personal support. It gives them the courage to explore new friendships at One Family camp – peers who have been through the same experiences, and can understand them like no one else.

Format:

Children are organised into groups of 10-15 with one primary counselor, and additional support staff. Groups are divided by age (elementary, middle and high school) and religious observance, to facilitate the children’s comfort and broadest participation in group activities. All groups are brought together for a “happening” during which they enjoy being part of the broader community and renew friendships forged during prior camp seasons.

Summer camp is the longest, at seven days, with a three-day camp taking place each Pesach and Chanukah. The camps take place at different locations throughout Israel, according to the season, at simple guest houses and camping facilities.

The children benefit from a full range of camping activities, each with a therapeutic component, as well as individual and group discussions geared toward helping the campers express their anguish and develop into healthy and contributing adult members of Israeli society.

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One Family’s Youth Division constantly evaluates the progress of all its programming through periodic training and support sessions for the counselors, as well as questionnaires at the end of each therapeutic camp in which counselors and parents evaluate the child’s progress and make recommendations for further action. Planning and follow-up sessions take place in the month before and after each camp to provide for a full exchange of information. These training and support sessions also help the programme’s leaders identify difficulties with particular children and work to solve them through creative solutions and outside advice from professionals, such as One Family’s Youth Division team and staff psychologist.  The questionnaires also allow the programme’s leaders to make necessary changes to the programme and monitor the progress of children

For each victim of terror, the support offered by One Family is personalized to his or her needs. For some, One Family helps them locate work; for others, One Family offers a chance to participate in retreat where they can connect with other victims. Still others, after isolating themselves for many months or even years, may join One Family’s soccer team or cooking classes. Below are just a few of the programs sponsored by One Family .

  • Bereaved Parents – £500 enables a bereaved mother or father to participate in a three-day retreat, where they have the opportunity to meet with other bereaved parents, and join in professionally-run activities to help them cope with their loss.
  • Therapeutic Youth-Camp Scholarship – £1,000 pays for a young victim of terror to take part in a therapeutic camp experience where they participate in expressive arts, sports, outdoor adventure and therapeutic group programming.
  • Adopt a Family – £7,500 per year provides essential financial and emotional support for a family to help them move forward in their lives after an attack.
  • Higher Education Fund – £10,000 will enable to university or college aged victim to complete a degree.

Children have not walked away unscathed by terror. Whether they themselves, a parent, grandparent, or sibling is murdered or injured in an attack – terror overturns the child’s world in an instant.

In one moment, with one act of terror – the people a child naturally turns to for support are also undergoing the deep trauma of terror and do not have the emotional wherewithal to maintain stability for the child.

Even when the child’s family remains intact, often the psychological trauma of the attack cannot be soothed by a family member who must deal with his or her own distress. The children are frequently left with no one to turn to and feel lost in their attempt to make sense of a new and painful reality.

Children who return to the school system after such an ordeal often do not manifest their distress and trauma until long after they are out of the public eye. Frequently their trouble goes unnoticed or is misdiagnosed as a learning disability or other disorder, instead of what it is: excruciatingly painful trauma and an unanswered cry for emotional support.

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Personal stories behind the recent group visit to London

In this blog we hear the personal stories of our fabulous group.

You have read about the 5 day respite trip to London enjoyed by our very special group of parents and wives of critically injured sons and husbands . Now read the personal stories behind the faces, this shows why we at One Family bring groups of victims of terror in Israel to London throughout the year for a change of scene, this enables them to return to Israel refreshed and able to face whatever they are presented with. One Family is there to support them throughout  the year.

Korin Ben-Aroya

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On March 27,2002, Korin’s husband Shimon Ben-Aroya, 42, of Netanya, was one of 30 people killed in a suicide bombing in the Park Hotel in the coastal city of Netanya, in the midst of the Passover holiday seder. On the eve of Passover, the terrorist walked into the dining room of the hotel, located in the center of Netanya, where 250 guests had just sat down to begin the seder. He detonated an explosive device, killing 22 immediately and injuring 140, eight of whom subsequently died.

The bomber was identified as a member of the Hamas Iz a Din al-Kassam Brigades, from the West Bank city of Tulkarem, which is just 10 kilometers (six miles) east of Netanya. Shimon BenAroya, was at the Park Hotel to celebrate the Passover Seder together with many members of his family. Shimon worked over 20 years for the municipality of Netanya, 15 of them in the Sanitation Department.

Korin was seriously injured in the explosion. Their three children were also injured, as were Korin’s parents, Gabi and Rachel Shimla, her brother Eli Shimla, his wife Sigalit and their four children – the youngest, Gabriel, 5 – were seriously injured.

Nava & Adi Bar-El
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Nava and Adi’s son, Amit was a soldier fighting house-to-house during the 2006 Lebanon War.  As he rushed to the aid of a wounded comrade, Amit opened a door only to have a rocket fly past and explode in the wall next to him.  Following the explosion, Amit received multiple shrapnel wounds.  One piece entered his head from below his left ear and exited his forehead, causing him to become blind and paralysed the right side of his body.  It took more than a year of physical therapy before the 35-year-old father of two young daughters was finally ready to leave the hospital and return home to continue his rehabilitation. Amit uses a guide dog to help him.

 Nicole Cohen

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This is her personal story – On 31 July 2014, Nicole’s son Ophir was injured in Operation Protective Edge and suffered serious head injuries. Ophir was flown to Hadassah Ein Kerem, and underwent several Neurosurgeries. Ophir was unconscious and then sedated and in intensive care for six months and then moved to the rehabilitation in Beit Levenstein for a year and a half. Despite intensive medical care and rehabilitation, he has not made a full return to normal.

Ophir needs 24-hour care. When he was released from the rehabilitation centre, he moved into his mother’s rented house in Kfar Yona (his parents divorced a few years and they are not in touch). Following the severe injury of Ophir, Nicole takes full care of him! She receives no financial support from his father. Nicole is trained as an alternative therapist but is unable to work as she now focuses her energies on her son’s needs. She accompanies him to his rehabilitation at Beit Levinstein in Rananna on a daily basis.

Ophir is now out of hospital and lives in an apartment in Kfar Yona, a ten minute drive from Nicole. His apartment has been made suitable for his special needs. Ophir has three care givers who help him and take turns in shifts to care for him. Nicole is in a difficult emotional and financial situation.

Nicole comes every week to the Ra’anana house where she gets alternative treatment, a meeting with a psychologist and takes part in the therapeutic art workshops. Also, One Family coordinator Nava, goes with Nicole and visit the Ophir in his house every week.

Read the last three stories of our very special group of parents and wives of critically injured sons and husbands who visited London last week for a respite trip.

These explain why we at One Family bring groups of victims of terror in Israel to London throughout the year for a change of scene, enabling them to return to Israel refreshed and able to face the future.

Rachel & Avishai Levin

Yonatan Levin, 29, served as a deputy company commander in the Paratroopers Brigade. Yonatan studied history and political science at Tel Aviv University and served as a reserve duty soldier in the Second Lebanon war, at the age of 25. On 10 August 2006, he was seriously injured, sustaining serious head and leg injuries from a mortar that landed near him in south Lebanon. He was taken by helicopter to Rambam in serious to critical condition. He suffered massive head trauma, with bleeding that led to a massive brain hemorrhage which caused extensive damage and he was pronounced brain dead. Yonatan faced 20-30 surgeries and spent three years in the head injury rehabilitation department of Tel Hashomer hospital. In 2009, he was discharged and allowed to go home attached to a respirator.

   

Yonatan is paralysed in both his legs and arms. He communicates with a computer and with the aid of occupational therapists. Yonatan has 24 hour care but lives in an apartment independently next to his parents. Yonatan’s apartment has been fitted out to cater for all his needs and he has a carer who helps him. Yonatan’s parents accompany him to all his medical appointments and cater to all his medical needs. They have now been coping with this for a decade and are unclear how his medical condition will develop. They help and support Yonatan emotionally and physically around the clock. The parents are trying to create a good atmosphere and a normal life for him as much as possible. A decade after being critically wounded in the second Lebanon war, Yonatan Levin visited President Reuven Rivlin at his residence.

Please read messages from the group in their own words showing how this trip has helped them carry on.

Limor Azouri 

Please read here the heartfelt message from Limor:

From Limor Azuri  – 16 November 2016

To Nava (Group leader from Israel)

If I will spare words and give up sounds, I shall summarize it all in one word

Thanks

Thank you, dear woman for all you have done, your hard work and deep attention

For all you have done for me ,for all you have given me, I wish you happiness and love

To my heart you will be close for always, may we meet be smachot ,with many excitements and new stories

With love and huge hug

Limor

  

Limor’s daughter Orel served in the IDF unit Iron Dome rocket intercepting system. From the outset she began a 3-year service in the army, but tragically she was injured after a year and 8 months.

On 11th October 2015, Orel who was 19 at the time, was on her way to carry out her duties. As she was waiting at a bus stop near Hadera when a terrorist suddenly ran her over before getting out of the car and stabbing her and the three other victims. Orel was evacuated to Hillel Yaffe Medical Center in Hadera, with stab wounds in her head and upper torso. Her kidney was seriously damaged and she was moved to intensive care where for 13 days she was sedated and placed on ventilation. Then they took her to the trauma there has been two months and then another 8 months in orthopedic rehabilitation.

  

Today, Orel is still undergoing intensive rehabilitation. She needs crutches to stand as the attack left her partially paralyzed on her left side of her body. She is also severely traumatized from the attack and suffers PTSD.

Moriya Ben-Ari

Please read here the heartfelt thank you message from Moriya:

From Moriya Ben Ari –  16 November 2016

So here I landed back to life- reality after five incredible days in London. We embarked, a group of parents to severely injured – and me (the baby of the group).

And why do I tell that to the world?

Because I have met people one doesn’t meet every day. And I have learned a lot about myself and others. I have learned to leave behind cynicism and judgment. To see people as they are, to understand that every person is coping with their own problem in their own way.

There is no right or wrong. Simply because everyone is choosing her/his own way, which enables them to take the next breath. As soon as I realised this, people appeared more beautiful better.

I have learned something about proportions. I have got my own baggage, but there are so many with heavier baggage than mine, that I feel truly lucky.

I have met courageous women, who are fighting all fronts on their own. I have a wide supporting network. I have family, friends and a community. Indeed, I have been left without my other half, but I am not alone and that is what changes the picture.

I have learned a lot about hospitality, generosity, and kindness. I have met a community of people who live far but feel so close, who have chosen to invite us into their homes and hearts, and they are doing so with so much goodwill and passion, that it had left us all open-mouthed.

Therefore, I thank you all, ‘One Family’ and Nava the one and only.

Thank you- London Hendon community and the wonderful Fisher family.

And thank you to the members of the group, for who you are.

  

Moriya’s husband Chagai was critically injured during Operation Cast Lead. Moriya & Chagai have 2 sons aged 9 & 6 and a daughter aged 3 who was just a baby when Chagai was injured.

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What a difference a week makes for our group

In this blog we hear in their own words from two members of the group of wives and parents of critically injured husbands and sons, how the trip to London and staying with families in the community ,has helped them to return to Israel and face whatever comes their way;

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From Moria Ben Ari 16 November 2016

So here I landed back to life- reality after five incredible days in London. We embarked, a group of parents to severely injured – and me (the baby of the group).

And why do I tell that to the world?

Because I have met people one doesn’t meet every day. And I have learned a lot about myself and others. I have learned to leave behind cynicism and judgment. To see people as they are, to understand that every person is coping with their own problem in their own way.

There is no right or wrong. Simply because everyone is choosing her/his own way, which enables them to take the next breath. As soon as I realised this, people appeared more beautiful, better.

I have learned something about proportions. I have got my own baggage, but there is so many heavier baggage than mine, that I feel truly lucky.

I have met courageous women, who are fighting all fronts on their own. I have a wide supporting network. I have family, friends and a community. Indeed, I have been left without my other half, but I am not alone and that is what changes the picture.

I have learned a lot about hospitality, generosity, and kindness. I have met a community of people who live far but feel so close, who have chosen to invite us into their homes and hearts, and they are doing so with so much goodwill and passion, that it had left us all open-mouthed.

Therefore, I thank you all, ‘One Family’ and Nava the one and only.

Thank you- London Hendon community and the wonderful Fisher family.

And thank you to the members of the group, for who you are.

From Limor Azuri  -16 November 2016 

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To Nava (Group leader from Israel)

If I will spare words and give up sounds, I shall summarize it all in one word

Thank you

Thank you, dear woman for all you have done, your hard work and deep attention

For all you have done for me,for all you have given me,I wish you happiness and love

To my heart you will be close for always, may we meet be smachot ,with many excitements

and new stories

With love and huge hug

Limor x

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Final leg of trip to London shared with the community

Final leg of trip to London for our guests from Israel

On Thursday night 10th November the group all of whom have a son or husband critically injured in hospital ,took part in the national challah bake at Ner Yisroel synagogue in Hendon, where they also spoke about their experience to the other bakers in the community.

Following the challah bake the group experienced a traditional English pub for some relaxation that evening.community

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Challah Bake at Ner Yisroel – Hendon
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One of the group speaking about her experiences to the Challah Bake participants
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Drinks and relaxation at a traditional English Pub

 

Friday 11th November -was the third day of the respite trip when they enjoyed a shopping trip!

That evening some of the parents shared a shabbat meal at the communal dinner in Kinloss synagogue, Finchley north west London and others enjoyed their shabbat meal with their host families.

Shabbat was a rest day, however 40 guests from the Hendon community shared a fabulous lunch with our guests at the home of a member of the One Family group committee in their home, where they were able to hear their stories and learn more about the work of One Family and how we support victims of terror through the initial shock of terrorism and for as long as we are needed.

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Shabbat Lunch

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And the sun shone after lunch

That evening they enjoyed a game of bowling with other members of the community , followed by a farewell party at the home of a One Family patron with over 70 party goers.

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After a full, invigorating and uplifting week,Sunday morning our special guests from Israel left for home knowing that One Family and the community here in the UK will support them for as long as they need us!

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At the airport on their way home……….

A big THANK YOU to our host families and everyone who took the time to meet with our group.

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Day two in London for our fantastic guests from Israel.

Day two for our fantastic guests from Israel.
After a fantastic full day yesterday which finished with an evening at Mama Mia,our group of parents of severely injured sons have toured the Tower of London where they saw the Crown Jewels, walked around the Tower , through the Tudor archways ,saw the infamous ravens and Tower Bridge. After lunch in Covent Garden and browsing through the market place, they retraced the Jewish East End of London.
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They will also be taking part in the Challah make later this evening, which is the beginning of Shabbat UK.

Tomorrow after a day of shopping some of the group will take part in a communal Shabbat meal at the synagogue with their host families, whilst the other guests will share a traditional Shabbat meal with their fabulous hosts and their families at home.

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Challah Bake 2016

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Day One of One Family whistle stop tour of London

Day One of the respite trip to London of our group of parents of severely injured sons who were all victims of Operation Protective Edge and are still hospitalised. Their parents , most who have come to London on their own and left their partner in Israel to care for their sons, are all here for some rest and respite from their daily routine.
Today they enjoyed a welcome breakfast at the home of one of the committee, followed by a tour of our great city – London. Including : Changing of the Guard, Buckingham Palace, Trafalgar Square, The London Eye and the National Gallery to be followed by a theatre trip to Mama Mia. Watch this space for more to follow tomorrow.
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Welcome breakfast
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Some culture at the National Gallery
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Waiting for Mama Mia – what a day!!
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