31 December 2010

Happy New Year 2011

Want and make a Happy New Year is like building a flower garden.

First we have to choose the location for the garden. What flowers will be plant, good earth, take care with love throughout the year, so that nothing goes wrong...

During the period of one year, we see healthy growth of flowers and foliage, or see wither and die, just depend on how take care of every detail, from beginning to middle, because the end, you never know! So it may be the New Year - happy and colorfully or sad and gray.

Are our decisions and actions that make sense, for good or for evil, to do or finish. Only desire is not enough. We have to take several actions together to achieve positive goals. Some opt for new clothes, colors, foods, or other symbols for luck, others pray. Indeed, in the New Year, few do differently or better than the old year.

Choice. You want make a difference in this world or just want to get lucky?

Your New Year, of their relatives and friends, may depend on that decision - Start now to plan and build um.Feliz New Year 2011 - Plant new flowers in your life and change your future landscape.
Shanah Tovah 2011

22 December 2010

Hallelujah - Praise the L-rd & Happy Holidays

 Christmas tree made from 5,480 plastic bottles stands tall in Haifa
As you know, Jews do not celebrate "Christmas" but in this time We share the principal reason for this Christian day feast: Love, Charity and Fraternity. So, here's a message to all  who celebrate Christmas.

Merry Christmas!
Hey you, where you go so fast?
I know you have little time ...
But do give me a few minutes of your attention?
I realize that many people in the streets, running like you.
Where goes everyone?
The shopping-malls are crowded ...
Children are dragged by parents rushed, amid the turmoil ...
There is a widespread rush ...
Food and beverages are stored ...
And the gifts then? There are so many to buy...
I understand that you have little time.
But what is the reason for the rush?
I realizing, too, the lights adorning shop windows, streets, houses, trees ...
But I confess, I see little sparkle in eyes ...
Few smiles and friendly, little patience for a fraternal chat ...
It's nice to see lights, colors, abundance of food and materials goods ...
But it would be so nice to see smiles francs ...
Handshake lengthy...
Hugs tenderness ...
More gratitude ...
More love ...
More compassion

Perhaps you've never noticed that there are people who offer gifts by mere interest ...
There are hugs colds and calculating...
Which family members hate each other, without the slightest willingness for reconciliation.
But since you lent me a few minutes of your precious time, I would ask again - Why do you hurry?
Amid the turmoil, sitting on the curb, a homeless, maybe drunk, screaming loudly, "living The Messiah, Merry Christmas!
And the "sober" person make a comment: "He's crazy. "
And the City preparing the Christmas ....
But for that you still have time to ponder the true meaning of Christmas, I dare say:
Christmas is not just a festive day, the essence of Christmas should be a way of life.
Christmas should be the expression of love ...
And those who live without love does not know the charm of the sea that incessantly caresses the beach in a back-and-forth constant ...
Christmas is a fraternity...
And life without brotherhood is like a river without a bed, a moonless night, a child without a smile, a star without light.
But Christmas is also a union ...
And life without marriage is like a cracked boat, a bird with broken wings, a sailor lost at sea without end.
And finally, Christmas is a pure expression of love ...
And life without love is disabled for peace, because in its intimacy, not blowing the breeze of dawn, and no one else realizes the scenario multicolored sunset.
Living without peace is like sailing without a compass on a dark night ... It is not aware of the ways that emphasize the soul and gives meaning to life.
Anyway, life without love ... Well, life without love is mere illusion.

May this Christmas be for you more than parties and exchanging gifts.
May the Christmas be a lasting mark on your lifestyle.
Author Unknown

Hallelujah (Halelu-Yah means literaly "Praise the L-rd")

15 December 2010

Save a Child’s Heart - SACH

Save a Child’s Heart (SACH) is an Israeli-based international humanitarian project, whose mission is to improve the quality of pediatric cardiac care for children from developing countries who suffer from heart disease and to create centers of competence in these countries. SACH is totally dedicated to the idea that every child deserves the best medical treatment available, regardless of the child's nationality, religion, color, gender or financial situation.

SACH is motivated by the age-old Jewish tradition of Tikkun Olam – repairing the world. By mending the hearts of children, regardless of their origin, SACH is contributing to a better and more peaceful future for all of our children.

The SACH mission is achieved through:
- Providing life-saving cardiac surgery and other life saving procedures for children from developing countries at the Wolfson Medical Center in Holon, Israel;
- Providing a full outreach training program for the medical personnel from these countries in Israel;
- Leading surgical and teaching missions to partner countries in the developing world;
- Holding pre-operative and follow-up cardiology clinics in Israel and abroad.

Help Children
- The Children brought to Israel are treated at the Wolfson Medical Center in Holon and hosted at the Children’s home in nearby Azor.
- Since 1995, Save a Child's Heart (SACH) has treated more than 2,400 children suffering from congenital and rheumatic heart disease aging from infancy to 18 years of age from the “four corners of the Earth” - 42 countries where adequate medical care is unavailable.
- 40% of the children who underwent cardiac surgeries are from Africa; 49% are from the Palestinian Authority, Jordan, Iraq and Morocco; 4% are from Eastern Europe and the Americas and 7% are from Asia.
- The annual number of children treated by SACH has grown dramatically from 48 cases in 1996 to over 200 in 2009.
- At any given moment there are thousands of children suffering from heart disease around the world who require our assistance.

The International Photography Exhibition - SACH

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10 December 2010

Childhood Brazil

Childhood Brazil is an "arm" of the World Childhood Foundation (Childhood), an organization founded in 1999 by Silvia Renate Sommerlath, Queen Silvia of Sweden, to defend children's rights and promote better living conditions for children in situations of vulnerability worldwide.

Besides Brazil, Childhood also has offices in Sweden, the United States and Germany, and supported over 500 projects in 16 countries.

Childhood Brazil works to protect children against abuse and sexual exploitation. With this focus, the organization develops its own programs at a regional or national level and supports projects in different locations.

Childhood Brazil focuses on protecting children against sexual abuse and exploitation through three main lines of action: Inform - Educate - Prevent

Childhood Brasil - Institucional from Childhood Brasil on Vimeo.

- "Partner ABMP" - Brazilian Association of Judges, Prosecutors and Public Defenders of Children and Youth
"PPEVS" - "Pernambuco" Programme to Combat Sexual Violence against Children and Adolescents

Want to help or make a donation? Click here.

02 December 2010

Chanukkah Candle Lighting Blessings

Karro Art - A Hanukkah Miracle - Judaica fine art Jewish oil Painting Gallery
Blessing over Candles
Hebrew MIDI
Barukh atah Adonai, Eloheinu, melekh ha'olam
Blessed are you, L-rd, our G-d, sovereign of the universe
asher kidishanu b'mitz'votav v'tzivanu
Who has sanctified us with His commandments and commanded us
l'had'lik neir shel Chanukah. (Amein)
to light the lights of Chanukkah. (Amen)

Blessing for Chanukkah
Hebrew MIDI
Barukh atah Adonai, Eloheinu, melekh ha'olam
Blessed are you, L-rd, our G-d, sovereign of the universe
she'asah nisim la'avoteinu bayamim haheim baziman hazeh. (Amein)
Who performed miracles for our ancestors in those days at this time

Shehecheyanu (first night only)
Hebrew MIDI
Barukh atah Adonai, Eloheinu, melekh ha'olam
Blessed are you, L-rd, our G-d, sovereign of the universe
shehecheyanu v'kiyimanu v'higi'anu laz'man hazeh. (Amein)
who has kept us alive, sustained us, and enabled us to reach this season (Amen)

After reciting the blessings, use the shammus to light the Chanukkah candles from left to right (newest to oldest).

Candles should be left burning until they go out on their own. They must burn for more than half an hour. Standard Chanukkah candles burn for about an hour.

Thanks by permission Judaism 101