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Wednesday, July 02, 2003

The Children’s Bulletproof Vest Campaign

The Children’s Bulletproof Vest Campaign, a joint venture of One Israel Fund and The Chofetz Chaim Heritage Foundation is an inspiring success story. One in which children, our hope for the future, reached out to help secure the future of their peers in Israel by raising money to help provide specially sized bulletproof vests to protect them as they travel the oft life threatening roads of YESHA. Over $170,000 has been raised to date.

YESHA (Judea, Samaria (the "West Bank") and Gaza) is comprised of 144 Jewish Communities that are concentrated in thirteen local authorities and six regional councils. Most of the areas are villages or urban communities with a number of kibbutzim (cooperative settlements) and moshavim (semi-cooperative settlements), plus two cities: Ma'aleh Adumim and Ariel. Click on the link to learn more about YESHA communities.

If you or your children’s school is interested in more information on this and other new projects like it please contact OneIsraelFund's development office at 516 239-9202 x13 or through their online contact form.