Monday, December 1, 2008

Sheilah & Si Kalderon Visit

Coffee at Ashkelon Marina with Sigal and Nicole
Sheilah and Si Kalderon were in Ashkelon to check out some Baltimore Jewish Community funded projects and see the Michael Lapidus Park (Park Baltimore) and the Lyn Stacie Getz Playground.
As VP of the Women's Division at the Associated Sheilah and her husband Si, were particularly interested to hear about LEAP and see the new immigrants at Beit Canada Absorption Center.
Sheilah chooses LEAP work to take home with her With Oriana Hadad at Beit Canada
Above, Oriana explains that Ethiopian new immigrants can stay at the absorption center for up to two years. They live in self contained apartments while they learn Hebrew and adjust to the Israeli way of life.
No visit to Ashkelon is complete without a stroll round the Michael Lapidus Park (Park Baltimore )and the Lyn Stacie Getz Playground. The Park is rather dry now because of the drought related water restrictions. Nicole
The Baltimore Crab in the Lyn Stacie Getz Playground
More photos can be seen in the photo album.

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