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Holocaust. Homeless: Survivors

This article, written by Avrum Rosensweig, was published in HuffingtonPost Canada on August 25th. Please feel free to read the HP version, and comment. Do you see a similarity between … Continue reading

August 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Condition of Being Lost

I have worked very closely with individuals living on the street, or near it. “Near it” means that they may be couch surfing, in other words sleeping at a cousin’s … Continue reading

July 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

An Act of Kindness

This person sent me a comment on my blog, and i’m posting it because its beautiful to read, and emulate. Its true. When you hang out with the homeless, you … Continue reading

February 26, 2011 · Leave a comment

Happy Fathers Day to those Daddys on the Street

This Sunday is Fathers Day. Ve’ahavta, the organization I am the president of, has decided to give out beautiful gift baskets to those Daddies living on the street. The baskets … Continue reading

June 18, 2010 · Leave a comment

A Haiti Fundraiser with Homeless Kids

Last night I co-coordinated a fundraiser for Haiti at a shelter for homeless teens. My friends Eli and Joan were there and played (on guitar) and sang Hallelujah by Leonard Cohen. … Continue reading

February 4, 2010 · 1 Comment

CJN Article (December 22 2009) Homelessness Really Sucks!

This is an article I wrote for the Canadian Jewish News. Please read it and comment. It is so tragic knowing that our fellow citizens can die/be murdered in the streets of … Continue reading

December 27, 2009 · Leave a comment

Ve’ahavta Connects with the Homeless. A CJN Article

TORONTO — Jacqueline Stein normally never leaves home without her hair styled, makeup done and designer gold purse in hand. She is writing a book about fashion and feminism and … Continue reading

September 27, 2009 · Leave a comment

3 Days on the Street – Part 3

It’s Wednesday morning and I’ve been up since 6:30. I had to pack. It occurred to me while I was  packing that I am going to live with the homeless and the … Continue reading

August 26, 2009 · 2 Comments

3 Days on the Street – the Wind down

I’m going into the street this Wednesday. I am a bit nervous however looking forward to what I will discover while out there. What I am hoping for is that … Continue reading

August 24, 2009 · Leave a comment


There are four of us who will be ‘living’ on the street on August 26, 27, and 28th. This Endeavour is on behalf of  Ve’ahavta: The Canadian Jewish Humanitarian & Relief Committee (www.veahavta.org), the organization … Continue reading

August 22, 2009 · 2 Comments
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