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Results of the Spaf's Bow Tie Auction for Charity/Non-profits

The auction closed yesterday.  My sincere thanks to everyone who participated.  I was unsure how much interest it would generate, and somewhat concerned about whether it would generate anything significant for the organizations.   331 more words

General Items

Motivated to Serve: The Palestine Red Crescent Society

Originally published in The Jerusalem Post

By SETH J. FRANTZMAN

On one side of a giant parking lot are hundreds of garbage bags, neatly stacked against an earthen embankment. 3,315 more words

Articles

Faith Based Organizations

Faith Based Organizations (FBOs) are foundations and institutions who’s call to serve is based on scripture, or religious obligation to help the poor and disadvantaged.  220 more words

Organization Directory

Amnesty International: Medical workers and facilities being targeted by Israeli forces in Gaza

Testimonies from doctors, nurses, and ambulance workers who have spoken to Amnesty International paint a disturbing picture of hospitals and health professionals coming under attack by the Israeli army in the Gaza Strip, where at least six medics have been killed. 3,381 more words

Social Justice

IDF Sets Up Field Hospital in Gaza

This past Sunday, the Israeli Defense Forces set up a field hospital for victims of the fighting in Gaza. The field hospital is located at the Erez border crossing, approximately 2.5 kilometers from the city of Beit Hanoun in Gaza.   98 more words

Israel

Meet rescuer Ayman Shahwan

Originally posted here

For 15 years, Ayman Shahwan has raced his ambulance through the death and destruction of Gaza’s seemingly unending war with Israel.

Braving the threat of air strikes and shelling, he has ferried scores of wounded men, women and children — and presumably fighters — to hospital from the wreckage of bombed-out Gaza homes. 553 more words