Shabbos is always special but recently Shabbos in Yeshivas Birkat Moshe was extra special. Extremely grateful for the gifts Hashem has given them, they have decided to share those gifts with Hashem’s special children. For the second time, they have invited the members of Ezer Mizion’s Matan Club for Young Adults with Special Needs to join them for a Shabbos. With maturity that belied their years, the Yeshiva students took complete responsibility for every detail. Each Ezer Mizion boy was assigned a dorm room where he roomed with Yeshiva students, sharing their conversation, their thoughts, their jokes. For an intelligent but speech-impaired, wheelchair-bound young man afflicted with CP, this alone was a heavenly taste of normalcy. Continue reading A Special Shabbos
Aug. 1, 2014
A new Ezer Mizion program enables mentally ill, young, religious men to rehabilitate in a sheltered environment without giving up on their values.
The Cohen family experienced a saga of worry, distress, and deep challenge when their son Moshe, an 18-year-old yeshiva boy, went through a mental crisis. Continue reading Mental Rehabilitation in a Framework Appropriate for a Yeshiva Student
In response to a need within the community in addition to a request from the Health Ministry, a program is being developed to provide unique rehabilitative occupational frameworks for young people. Continue reading Life Skills Center for Yeshiva Boys
Written by Parents of Benjy Abramowitz, a C.P. patient from Petach Tikvah.
“Ima! I also want to learn in Yeshiva!” our son Benjy begged us 18 years ago.
Benjy had CP but his mental capabilities were like everyone else’s. He had feelings like everyone else. And most important, his spiritual needs were like everyone else’s. Continue reading Me,Too…Please?!!!