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Honoring Daniel Hemo: A Hero On and Off the Battlefield

By Support | May 22, 2024

One of Migdal Ohr’s alumni, Daniel Hemo (age 20), was tragically killed in battle, serving in the 202nd Battalion of the Paratrooper Brigade.

Celebrating Israel’s 76th Independence Day at Orot BaEmek Elementary School

By Support | May 13, 2024

As Israel marks its 76th year of independence, the spirited girls of Orot BaEmek Elementary have embraced the festive spirit with a beautiful display of creativity and national pride.

Eternal Flames of Remembrance: Migdal Ohr Honors Holocaust Memorial Day

By Support | May 13, 2024

This month children of Migdal Ohr marked Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Memorial Day, with a poignant ceremony honouring the memory of the 6 million Jews whose lives were tragically taken during the Holocaust. Each student participated in a special tribute, lighting candles and reciting prayers, reinforcing the message of remembrance and resilience.

Mental Health Awareness Week: The importance of support and resilience at Migdal Ohr

By Support | May 13, 2024

As we observe Mental Health Awareness Week, it’s vital to reflect on the significance of mental wellbeing, especially for the youngest among us. At Migdal Ohr, we are deeply committed to nurturing not just the physical, but the emotional and mental health of our children. Our approach recognises that true care extends beyond the basics of food and shelter, reaching into the realms of emotional support and psychological resilience.

Heartache and Hope: Supporting Israel’s Children in the Wake of October 7th

By Support | May 10, 2024

In the aftermath of the heart-wrenching events of October 7th, hundreds of Israeli children are confronting a reality no child should ever face.

Migdal Ohr alumnus Yosef ties the knot to Rivka in emotional wedding following 7th October evacuation

By Support | May 10, 2024

Huge Mazal Tov to our alumnus Yosef, 24, from Kiryat Ye’ariim and his wife, Rivka, who got married just before Passover!

Afikei Ohr Students Shine at KLA Visit in Migdal HaEmek

By Support | April 22, 2024

In an impressive display of initiative and entrepreneurship, the students of Afikei Ohr recently ventured into an exceptional internship project at KLA, a high-tech company in Migdal HaEmek.

A Heartwarming Celebration at Ohr Israeli Youth Club, Ashdod

By Support | April 22, 2024

In a heartwarming gesture of community and celebration, a mini Bar Mitzvah was organised for a wonderful 16-year-old boy who, for various reasons, was unable to celebrate his Bar Mitzvah at the traditional age of 13.

Matzah Magic at Machshava School: A Pre-Passover Celebration

By Support | April 17, 2024

Our gorgeous girls have rolled up their sleeves, diving into the tradition of matzah baking, turning flour and water into the centerpiece of the Passover Seder.

Empowering Entrepreneurship: The Journey of Afikei Ohr’s Young Women

By Support | April 17, 2024

Venturing beyond the basics of soap making and agriculture, the young women of Afikei Ohr have leaped forward, embracing the full spectrum of entrepreneurship.

Events

Light Up An Orphan’s Heart

By Support | May 24, 2024

We are raising life-changing funds for our “Plan for Life” Programme, which will help support the 800+ orphans from the massacre of the 7th of October and ensure war in Israel, offering vital short and long-term aid for each of our orphans during every stage of their lives from childhood into adulthood.

Breakfast for Advocacy: A Private Gathering in Support of Israel

By Support | February 27, 2024

Breakfast for Advocacy: A Private Gathering in Support of Israel Thursday, 14th March 2024 at 8.30 am-10:30 am, LondonSuggested donation minimum £35 per person, including a light breakfast Join us for an engaging breakfast discussion, Advocating for Israel: A Dialogue on Antisemitism, Diversity, and the Future, featuring distinguished speakers Rachel Riley and Amy Anzel. This exclusive event is a…

Women’s Hearts United for Israel

By Support | November 22, 2023

Women’s Hearts United for Israel Light up the world. Awaken miracles Wednesday, 6th December | 7pm -10pm | NW London Ticket Price: £65 including Canapés reception TO SUPPORT THE SURVIVORS OF THE MASSACRES IN SOUTHERN ISRAEL Come together for an unforgettable evening of unity and inspiration as we join hands to bake challah, sharing warmth…

Exclusive Tour of Migdal Ohr Facilities in Israel

By Support | October 2, 2023

Exclusive Tour of Migdal Ohr Facilities in Israel Tuesday 24th October 2023 at 11am Transfer from TLV at 9:30am (exact location TBC ) Join us for a captivating tour of the Migdal Ohr facilities in Israel, where we are dedicated to making a difference in the lives of over 12,000 orphaned children. Your presence is…

Comedy night 30 July 2023

By Support | July 12, 2023

“Rachel Creeger: Ultimate Jewish Mother” Comedy Night Sunday 30th July 2023 at 8pm in Barnet Whether it’s a relationship problem, how to word a sensitive work email or the best way to cook a brisket, this Jewish mother has all the answers you’ll need. Comedian Rachel Creeger presents her brand new interactive comedy show. Want…

Simcha & Margarita

By Amit | February 7, 2023

Thursday 9th March 2023 at 7:30pm in South Kensington, London£25 per person, including drinks and tapas Alexandra Fitoussi & Amanda Ibgui cordially invite all ladies to join our Simcha & Margarita party to celebrate women’s empowerment with us. During an evening of music and cocktails, learn the secrets of simcha with guest speaker Sarit Vogel,…

“LIVING LEGEND: RABBI GROSSMAN” COMMUNITY EVENT on Wednesday, 11th January 2023 at 7.30 pm

By Amit | November 1, 2022

Migdal Ohr UK, in partnership with Mill Hill synagogue’s Israel Engagement Hub, invites you to join us for a special community event with TV presenter and broadcaster, Jonny Gould, in conversation with our founder, Rabbi Yitzchak Dovid Grossman, who will share his remarkable stories with us. About Rabbi Grossman Rabbi Yitzchak Dovid Grossman, Israel Prize…

International Women’s Day fundraising event, “Inspire Me Wellness”

By Amit | March 22, 2022

On 8th March 2022, over 25 extraordinary ladies attended our International Women’s Day “Inspire Me Wellness” fundraising event. Amanda Ibgui and Alexandra Fitoussi hosted the event, with guest speaker was Phoebe Liebling from Nutritional Therapist & Clinical, who discussed nutrition and women’s health, that was followed by a delicious brunch.At this event, we raised over…

International Women’s Day Event “Inspire Me Wellness” with Phoebe Liebling

By Amit | February 24, 2022

Tuesday 8th March 2022 at 10.30am-12:30pm in Belgravia, London£25 per person, including brunch We invite you to join us for a Women International Day Brunch in partnership with Phoebe Liebling, Nutritional Therapist & Clinical Director, followed by brunch. This event is in aid of the Afikei Ohr Girls’ youth village, a unique and groundbreaking project in…

Rabbi Grossman Lights Chanukah Candles at the Knesset

By Support | January 10, 2022

Rabbi Grossman is a unifying figure and a source of light to all of Israel The traditional candle-lighting ceremony at the Knesset, under the title of “Rainbow of Cultures,” was held on Wednesday, with the participation of a selection of prominent Israeli artists. Our founder Rabbi Grossman was honoured to light candles in this special…

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