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Send Passover Packages to
Israeli Soldiers and their Families.
Our 'Passover Partners' project connects you with the heroes of Israel who defend our freedom every day. Join us in sending Passover packages and holiday greetings to IDF soldiers and their families.
Share Holiday Blessing with our Beloved Israeli Soldiers
Along with your gift, include a personal message of support and encouragement, so greatly appreciated by the soldiers.
Many soldiers come from families that are needy. Matzoh, wine and other Passover essentials are needed to properly and joyfully celebrate the Holiday of Freedom.
Show your support for our freedom fighting soldiers by sending them home with special packages for Passover.
March 25, 2014 / 23 AdarII 5774
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