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Helping Children Cope with Trauma

Federation-funded efforts at the JDC revived a therapeutic project to help children cope with the trauma of war.


Children are given a stuffed dog called a Hibuki (“Huggy”), which has extra-long arms that wrap around the child, giving them a hug. When a child is given a stuffed anima…

A Complex Reality - an OpEd by Michael Sonduck

This opinion piece was submitted to the Union Tribune on July 28, 2014


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Operation Protective Edge: Day 21


On day 20 of Operation Protective Edge, Iran-backed Hamas terrorists in Gaza fired 51 rockets at Israel. The IDF deployed the Iron Dome missile defense system to knock out those barrages that were headed towards Israel’s cities. The system successfully intercepted all nine o…