Officers have adopted an elderly Holocaust survivor; donated thousands of dollars and renovated his house.

צילום: דובר צה”ל

Following the voyage of the delegation witnessed the uniformed officers and men’s team set a teleprocessing decided to adopt an elderly Auschwitz survivor, to help with the renovation and
Money for medicine and food.

תאריך: 08/04/2013, 16:32    
מחבר: דנה פטרוב, אתר צה”ל

For a Holocaust survivor 85 who lives in Jaffa on the Passover holiday, was probably a little happier – the right of 3 קע”ט a lifecycle” witnesses in uniform “who donate their time and money to renovate his apartment and take care of groceries for Christmas. About Holocaust survivor who survived Auschwitz is also himself and his daughter, the eldest son treatment. The situation has deteriorated since his wife, also a Holocaust survivor, died a few months ago.

The initiative to assist Holocaust survivors who live in Israel arose during the journey of ‘ witnesses ‘ uniforms when the team participated. “On the last day of the expedition crew Commander contacted me
The idea to raise money and donate it to the charity cares for Holocaust survivors, said Lt. Hila אג”ם firm battalion officer, who shouldered the responsibility for fund-raising.
“We started collect money and decided instead to donate to donate to a Holocaust survivor. Through Association found that man in need of economic support and many medicines.
He wanted to get help but I saw it, it was hard for him to get us home because the condition of the apartment. We know he had tragedies in Auschwitz but is not open to us too.

The relief money contributed 45 staff members out of their pockets, and collected several thousand dollars were going to contribute to them. According to Vice, night mode which exposed when they entered the home team decided to assist not only in providing money and shopping but also the physical restoration of the House. “In the beginning, his social worker wanted to be transferred to him things, but we insisted to see him,” she said. “She said she wouldn’t recommend us
Inside but eventually agreed, and I’m glad both sides insisted that because it made us more help. We found the House in a very bad state, gray walls and dirty services like
Nico there for months. It was a week before Passover. We have collected more money, bought paint and beach towels,
We cleaned and painted his house and pictures hung on the walls. We bought him a basket of groceries for Passover and gave him cash for drugs and other things he needs.

Translated from Hebrew