VIP SUPPORT for YAD LAYELD HAMEYUCHAD – “Lend a Hand to the Special Child”
ISRAEL’S PRESIDENT REUVEN ROBI RIVLIN HONORS YAD LALYELED HAMEYUCHAD
On March 18, 2015 President Rivlin honored the Maraton participants from the Yad LaYeled HaMeyuchad –
“Lend a Hand to the Special Child” – who participated in the Jerusalem Marathon.
On October 31st, 2011 Israel’s PM Benjamin Bibi Netanyahu honored disabled Children during theirSukkot (Pentecost) pilgrimage to Jerusalem which was organised by the association Director Rabbi Mendi Belinitzki who gave the PM the 4 Minim from Kfar Chabbad.
In the video we see PM Netanyahu with the kids with the 4 Minim (the 4 Species): The Lulav, of a closed frond of a date Palm (symbol of Josef), 2 mirtle branches (reminding of Mose and Ahron), 3willow branches (for Abraham, Isaac and Jacob) and the Etrog (a citron) standing for David.
The “Special Children” were grateful for the unique human gesture of the PM of the State of Israelreceiving them. PM Netanyahu expressed his best wishes for the new year, “Shana Tova“, and explained to the “Special Children” that the 4 Minim represent all groups of the people of Israel. When all stick together, the nation becomes strong. The kids returned their best wishes to the PM and were filled with joy by the warm embracing reception by Mr. Netanyahu.
The PM congratulated the Yad LaYeled HaMeyuchad association and the donors for their helpful contribution to the needy in the israeli society.
On December 17th, 2014 Defense Minister Moshe Bogi Yaalon honored with a reception the delegation of volunteer soldiers serving in the project “Special in Uniform” of the association Yad LaYeled HaMeyuchad – “Lend a Hand to the Special Child” – in cooperation with the IDF. Minister Yaalon embraced the “Special soldiers”, thanked them for their unique effort and congratulated them for their contribution to the IDF and the israeli society.
Together with Rabbi Mendi Belinizki, the association Director, the second candle (out of the 8) of theChanukka Holiday was lit in the Chanukiah, the 9-branched candlestick. A “Special Soldier” sang the Blessing and then all were singing together the famous Chanukka song “MaozTzur Yeshuati“. As you see in the fotos below, everybody was happy and deeply moved by the event which gave the “Special Soldiers” an unforgettable and highly motivatig experience.
2015 – Defense Minister Moshe Bogi Yaalon visited the Homeland Security Base where voluteering “Special in Uniform” Soldiers are contributing in the logistics of packaging the gas masks. Minister Yaalon heard from General Eyal Eisenberg, Chief of the Homeland Security Command about the project “Special in Uniform” of Yad LaYeled HaMeyuchad. Yaalon appreciated the contribution of the “Special in Uniform” soldiers and their sharing the burden of Israel’s security.