A Special Graduation
It’s June and kids are graduating from nursery school, from high school and college all over the world. A few minutes ago we received a short email from Yitz Feigenbaum, one of the founders of Beit Hayeled in Israel. Beit Hayeled is a special small group home where kids who have been removed from their parents by the court system have a chance to live in a loving, warm and supportive environment under the watchful care of Yitz and Irit Zucker, a kibbutz member who works with him in this endeavor.
Yitz’s email was accompanied by a photo of a brand new diploma awarded this afternoon to one of Beit Hayeled’s “graduates,”Lior” who completed his B.A. degree in social work and will start working with drug-addicted youth next week. As Yitz wrote, “A little “nachas” to share with you thanks to your endless assistance over the years.”
While it is true that the Good People Fund has supported Beit Hayeled’s kids for many years, it is really Yitz and Irit who deserve the thanks for their dedication to these kids who have overcome so much to become productive, stable adults.
Mazel tov, Lior!
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