Our bar mitzvah project in the Mumbai slums

By MICHELLE LEVY
April 25, 2018 17:34
4 minute read.
Yoni Levy with the schoolchildren proudly showing off their newly found juggling skills with their o

Yoni Levy with the schoolchildren proudly showing off their newly found juggling skills with their own handmade juggling balls. (photo credit: COURTESY MICHELLE LEVY)

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analysis from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later

 YONI HAS always loved raising money for charity, so it was no surprise that when we offered him the opportunity of a charity project instead of a big bar mitzva party he jumped at the chance.

Looking for something relevant, we turned to the JDC Israel who were incredibly forthcoming with several worthwhile causes for us to choose from. We chose the Gabriel Project Mumbai (GPM), a development organization that among other initiatives set up an innovative school in the slums of Mumbai to help educate children, who would otherwise grow up with no basic education.

Read More...

Join Jerusalem Post Premium Plus now for just $5 and upgrade your experience with an ads-free website and exclusive content. Click here>>

Related Content