Gush Etzion Foundation

Bar/Bat Mitzvah Celebrations for Bereaved Children


Unfortunately, in Gush Etzion, there are a significant number of bereaved children as a result of terrorist attacks.

Some of these children, are survivors of terrorist attacks themselves, and were wounded in these tragic events. Children, whose lives were changed forever in a split second, losing those most precious to them, may never be the same again.

The mission of the “HOLY SIMCHAS” organization is to take it upon ourselves to add joy and a smile to their lives.

Precisely on their milestone occasions of celebrating a bar or bat mitzvah, where the sense of loss is magnified, we do everything in our power to assist the child enjoy the event and experience happiness.

Please help us provide these bereaved children with the celebration they deserve, full of singing, dancing, and joy on their special day.

To donate please use this link:

For more information or to volunteer at a celebration for a bereaved child, please contact us:

WhatsApp: 0547775306

Project manager: Eliyahu Kenush, a resident of Tekoa, who has lived in Gush Etzion since immigrating from San Francisco in 2003.

Total project cost:

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