Aleh Foundation Celebrating Israel at 60

The Aleh Foundation was formed in 1984 by a group of women to help cope with the staggering need for disabled children in Israel. In 1989 a delegation from Israel reached out to Rabbi Shlomo Braun to establish a US fundraising office and expand the Aleh Foundation’s public relations and fundraising activities. The Aleh Foundation opened its first office in the United States in
Board Members, Douglas Jablon; Sam Amster; Rabbi Yitchok Fleischer; Dr. Edward Shlasko; Edward Bogopulsky, Vice President; Dominick Massa, Honoree; Stanley Breznoff and Pam Brier of Maimonides Medical Center; Chairman of the Board of Aleh Foundation, Sol Koschitzki; and Medical Board Member – Board Members Seated: Dr. Allan Strongwater; Dr. Crifasi; Dr. Alisa Kasachkoff; Susan D. Cohen, otr.
1989, and developed a network of more than 30,000 friends throughout the USA who became staunch supporters of our activities. With the Aleh Foundation’s help, the rehabilitation centers in Israel grew from a hospice program of 23 children to become the nation’s largest provider of educational rehabilitative services to severely developmentally disabled children operating in four different cities in Israel.

The Aleh Foundation hosts an array of successful fundraising events in the Gotham, The Museum of Jewish Heritage, The Marriot, as well as parlor meetings in different locations.  Aleh Foundation hosts Gala Events in Los Angeles as well as Chicago and other locations in USA.  Prominent Leaders and celebrities from the USA and Israel join our elite circle of friends in our state-of-the-art fund-raising projects. Aleh Foundation organizes many different Bar-Bat Mitzvah Projects in schools or custom-tailored to their needs and School Projects instilling chesed in their curriculum and in their every day lives.

In addition to funds, the Aleh Foundation also sends highly specialized equipment to Israel for use by disabled children, including therapeutic communication toys; specialized cups and spoons; custom designed carriages (See illustration) and wheelchairs, hard-to obtain medicines, clothing and many personal items, all donated by generous supporters.

Rabbi Shlomo Braun, Founder and Director Aleh Foundation; Sol Koschitzki, Chairman of the Board, Aleh Foundation; Dr. Jeffrey Tenenbaum, President Aleh Foundation; Anthony Pugliese, Aleh Honoree; Heshy Sauber, Aleh Board Member; Dan Holt, Honoree; Board Members Dr. Rubin Berlinerblau; Congressman Jerrold Nadler; Rabbi Gershon Tannenbaum and Congressman Major Owens – Seated: Edward Bogopulsky, Aleh Foundation Vice President; Honorees Dr. Ludwig Guarini; Dr. Ronald Grelsamer; Motty Katz; Dr. James Pologano and Board Member Dr. Steven Herman

The Aleh Foundation is now expanding its services to include other select Israeli institutions in the areas of:

Educational & recreational activities
Therapeutic services
Family Respite
Funds for serious illnesses
Food & Clothing
Medical Care

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