Yad Ezra and Moies Chetim combine to bring the holiday to needy families.
PHOTOS BY ANGIE BAAN
bout 100 volunteers partic-
ipated in the 12th annual
Passover food distribution
at Yad Ezra the last week of
March. Sponsored by Yad Ezra and
the Moies Chetim Organization,
kosher-for-Passover food packages
were distributed to more than 1,100
needy families. On Sunday alone, 800
families received packages, which also
contain Haggadahs in Russian and
"The recipients are very appreciative
of the packages," said Lea Luger, who
heads Berkley-based Yad Ezra. "Now
they can celebrate the holiday along
with the rest of the community."
— Keri Guten Cohen,
story development editor
Clockwise from top left: David Miller, 18, of Huntington Woods packages
perishable foods into totes to be delivered.
Rachel Ilitsky of Southfield volunteers to help package food and Passover
Howard Zoller of Huntington Woods moves boxes of food.