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Emunah Impacts Lives

  • Itzik Elstein, a True Emunah Hero Reaches for the Stars

    3Itzik Elstein, now 20, was a resident at Emunah's Youth Village in Pardes Chana, for more than 9 years. As Itzik settled into his new "home" he started to feel secure and loved for the first time in his life, helping him to believe in a future for himself. It is there, that he first began to set goals for himself, and to reach them. 

    As Itzik grew up, he dreamed of  being a pilot in the Israeli Air Force.  With that goal in mind, he set out to make his

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  • Eden Nagado

    IMG 7161Beautiful and talented Eden Nagado, a 17-year-old senior, will commence her 6th year at the Emunah Children’s Center in Afula in September. Eden’s father, an alcoholic, is serving a lengthy sentence in the Be’er Sheva maximum security prison, for domestic violence. Until recently Eden had no contact with her father but with the intervention of the Emunah team, she met him for the first time. The meeting was moving and empowering, and Eden has grown a great deal

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  • Leah's Story - Emunah's Neve Michael Children's Emergency Center

    Little Leah was recently brought to Emunah's Neve Michael Children's Emergency Center. She is slight and brittle and the look in those sad dark eyes tells an awful tale. There is a desolate place in her soul emanating through those cheerless eyes, as if someone took the light out of her life.

    The circumstances of Leah's arrival at Emunah's Neve Michael are similar to those of so many of our children. She was brought here by Court order after the Welfare authorities determined that her natural parents were no longer capable of raising her in a normal family environment. They were

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  • Revital's Story - Emunah Neve Michael Children's Village

    neve michaelAt the end of October 2009, 15 year old Revital arrived at the doorstep of the first Teen Age Girls’ Crisis Center in Israel, housed at Emunah’s Neve Michael Children’s Village. Revital was accompanied by a police officer and a social worker after being dragged from the streets of Jerusalem.

    After many hours of therapy, the professional staff at Neve Michael's, discovered that Revital had been sexually abused when she

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Children in 135 Daycare Centers

Children in 5 Children's Homes

Families using 11 Crisis Centers

Students in 4 High Schools

Students in Emunah College

emunah women sick leaveThis proposed law would adjust the number of child sick days granted to employees in accordance with the number of children in their families.

The law states that an employee who has a child under the age of 16 is entitled to up to 8 absences from work due to his/her child's illness (these days are counted among the 30 annual sick days to which employees themselves are entitled).

However, the law does not take family size or child numbers into account. This is an untenable situation, as an employee who is the parent of many children will not be adequately served by the 8-day "quota" available, since this will not cover all of the children's sick days. Amending the law to make the number of child sick days to which employees are entitled commensurate with the number of children in their families will enable employees with large families to care for their children appropriately, and will ensure that the children receive adequate care. At the same time, the bill is formulated in such a way as to ensure that the linkage between the number of absences to which employees are entitled and the number of children in their families would be proportionate and reasonable – assuring employers that these employees' work routines would not be significantly altered.

 

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